KiwiRail - Latest News [Page 3]

Collaborative approach to Regional Freight Hub

Thursday, 6 June 2019, 5:47 pm | KiwiRail

Collaboration is key to the successful development of a new Regional Freight Hub near Palmerston North, KiwiRail Deputy Chief Executive Todd Moyle says. More >>

Budget investment builds a solid foundation for rail

Thursday, 30 May 2019, 3:18 pm | KiwiRail

The Government's substantial investment through Budget 2019 builds a solid foundation for the future of rail in New Zealand, KiwiRail Group Chief Executive Greg Miller says. More >>

Northland business case highlights value of rail

Sunday, 19 May 2019, 10:17 am | KiwiRail

KiwiRail applauds recognition in the Northland Rail Business Case, released today, of the strategic value of a viable rail network for the region. More >>

KiwiRail ready to play part in reducing emissions

Wednesday, 8 May 2019, 1:13 pm | KiwiRail

KiwiRail has welcomed today's Zero Carbon Bill announcement, and is ready to play its part in reducing New Zealand's greenhouse gas emissions. More >>

KiwiRail announces new Group CEO

Friday, 3 May 2019, 1:19 pm | KiwiRail

The KiwiRail Board has today announced changes to its Board and senior management team, with former Chairman Greg Miller to take up the role of Group Chief Executive Officer as the company prepares for a major phase of growth. More >>

KiwiRail posts improved financial result

Wednesday, 20 February 2019, 9:39 am | KiwiRail

KiwiRail has posted improved revenue for the half year to December 2018 with overall revenue 12% up on the previous year. More >>

Northland rail investigations on track

Thursday, 31 January 2019, 2:02 pm | KiwiRail

KiwiRail has completed the first stage of its investigations into a 20km spur line to Northport at Marsden Point and will begin the next stage of exploration this year, Acting Chief Executive Todd Moyle says. More >>

Statement on heat affecting Wellington commuter services

Tuesday, 29 January 2019, 6:42 pm | KiwiRail

"Unusually high temperatures have affected the wires that provide the overhead power supply on the Hutt and Johnsonville lines, leading to the cancellation of services on those lines. More >>

16 January 2019 KiwiRail journeys feature in 12-hour TV ep

Wednesday, 16 January 2019, 10:57 am | KiwiRail

An epic 12-hour television show featuring all of KiwiRail's Great Journeys of New Zealand reflects increasing demand for unhurried travel where the journey itself is part of the experience, says KiwiRail's Head of Tourism and Marketing Ahleen Rayner. More >>

KiwiRail helps measure economic growth in real time

Monday, 17 December 2018, 11:38 am | KiwiRail

KiwiRail will deliver real-time information on freight volumes and movements as part of the GDPLive tracking system being launched by Massey University today. More >>

TranzAlpine boost to bring tourists to the West Coast

Thursday, 29 November 2018, 1:20 pm | KiwiRail

The Government's $40m investment in the award-winning TranzAlpine scenic train will bring thousands more tourists onto the West Coast each year, creating jobs and enabling other tourism ventures, KiwiRail Acting Chief Executive Todd Moyle says. More >>

Coastal Pacific to start premium service

Friday, 23 November 2018, 2:23 pm | KiwiRail

KiwiRail is launching its first premium tourism service with a $40 million investment from the Government's Provincial Growth Fund, which will put new carriages onto the award-winning Coastal Pacific scenic journey. More >>

Coastal Pacific reconnects Picton and Christchurch

Friday, 23 November 2018, 8:57 am | KiwiRail

Passengers will travel again today on the rail line between Picton and Christchurch - the first time since it was devastated by the Kaikoura earthquake two years ago. More >>

KiwiRail committed to inland freight hub

Thursday, 15 November 2018, 9:36 am | KiwiRail

The Government's $40m investment in a new freight hub near Palmerston North will ready the Manawatu-Whanganui region for the coming freight growth, KiwiRail's Acting Chief Executive Todd Moyle says. More >>

KiwiRail trains and ferries to join Roaring Chorus

Tuesday, 30 October 2018, 4:34 pm | KiwiRail

KiwiRail trains and Interislander ferries will take part in WW100's Roaring Chorus on November 11 to mark the Armistice Centenary. More >>

Electric locomotives to continue with Government investment

Tuesday, 30 October 2018, 1:49 pm | KiwiRail

The Government's commitment to fund the refurbishment of KiwiRail's ageing electric locomotives on the North Island Main Trunk line will provide additional capacity as rail continues its freight growth, KiwiRail Acting Chief Executive Todd Moyle ... More >>

Investigations underway for proposed Marsden Point rail link

Friday, 26 October 2018, 9:28 am | KiwiRail

KiwiRail will today begin work on geotechnical investigations along a section of the route of the proposed rail link to the port at Northport/Marsden Point. More >>

Daytime freight trains rolling again after Kaikoura quake

Tuesday, 9 October 2018, 10:33 am | KiwiRail

The first daytime freight trains in almost two years are rolling again between Blenheim and Christchurch, marking a milestone in the rebuild effort following the Kaikoura earthquake. More >>

KiwiRail welcomes $196 million investment in commuter rail

Tuesday, 9 October 2018, 9:11 am | KiwiRail

The government's multi-million dollar investment in Wellington's regional rail network will make passenger trains more reliable and allow for future growth, KiwiRail Acting Chief Executive David Gordon says. More >>

Daytime freight trains resume after Kaikoura earthquake

Wednesday, 3 October 2018, 9:27 am | KiwiRail

The first daytime freight trains in almost two years will be running again between Blenheim and Christchurch from next week, marking a milestone in the rebuild effort following the Kaikoura earthquake. More >>