Toll New Zealand - Latest News [Page 2]

Overlander announcement

Thursday, 28 September 2006, 4:01 pm | Toll New Zealand

Toll NZ today announced that taking on board all the support they have received for a long distance North Island rail service, and their own exhaustive efforts to find a workable solution to keep the Overlander operating, a service will continue to ... More >>

Toll continues to grow rail in the Waikato

Thursday, 14 September 2006, 12:44 am | Toll New Zealand

For the first time in 16 years the rail link into the Tirau Fonterra dairy factory in the Waikato is back in use. A move that has been welcomed by Toll Rail. The last time rail operated from this site was back in the late 1980”s when the then rail ... More >>

3000 Truck Moves to Be Taken off Napier Streets

Thursday, 10 August 2006, 4:08 pm | Toll New Zealand

Up to x3000 truck movements previously running through the streets of Napier, between Port Of Napier and Heinz Watties' Tomoana site in Hastings , are to be cut out by an agreement between Heinz Watties; Toll NZ and Port Of Napier l. More >>

Loss of patronage results in closure of Overlander

Tuesday, 25 July 2006, 4:37 pm | Toll New Zealand

The Overlander train service between Auckland and Wellington is to cease operating at the end of September. The service, which has run at a substantial loss for many years, faces increased costs and competition from cheaper travel options and is no ... More >>

Rail Still Moving Through Central NI

Friday, 23 June 2006, 11:26 am | Toll New Zealand

Despite many roads including State Highway One being closed in the centre of the North Island there is one form of transport getting through, rail. All Tranz Scenic services moving passengers by rail between Auckland and Wellington are still operational ... More >>

Expressions of interest sought: SI Tourist Trains

Wednesday, 19 April 2006, 3:01 pm | Toll New Zealand

The company is seeking expressions of interest from parties interested in the two long distance train services The TranzCoastal between Picton and Christchurch and the TranzAlpine between Christchurch and Greymouth. More >>

Toll NZ Wins Major Rail Award

Tuesday, 13 December 2005, 12:34 am | Toll New Zealand

Toll NZ has been recognized in the 2005 Australasian Railway Association Annual Rail Industry awards. More >>

$25 million contract signed for 18 new Carriages

Friday, 9 December 2005, 9:56 am | Toll New Zealand

Greater Wellington Regional Council has signed a $25 million contract with Toll NZ Ltd to build 18 new passenger carriages for the Wairarapa - Wellington service. More >>

Concern Over Behaviour at Silverstream Crossing

Wednesday, 12 October 2005, 11:30 am | Toll New Zealand

Tranz Metro’s security manager Darren Nicholas is appalled at the behaviour of some people using the new pedestrian crossing gates at Silverstream. More >>

Rail offenders target of joint campaign

Friday, 7 October 2005, 10:22 am | Toll New Zealand

This Sunday signals the start of a two week campaign by Toll NZ and Ontrack aimed at making people more aware of the dangers of the rail network and level crossings. More >>

Number Plate Leads Police to Rail Offender

Friday, 7 October 2005, 9:32 am | Toll New Zealand

A man who thought he could get away with colliding with a train got badly caught out as he left behind a key bit of evidence; his number plate ended up attached to the locomotive. More >>

Wairarapa And Dunedin Benefit From New Rail Deal

Thursday, 29 September 2005, 3:43 pm | Toll New Zealand

Toll NZ has welcomed the news they have won the contract to provide 18 new carriages for Wairarapa train commuters. While it is good news for the half million passengers who use the service annually it is also good news for Dunedin where the carriages ... More >>

Interislander to reduce Kaitaki speed

Thursday, 15 September 2005, 9:58 am | Toll New Zealand

Further to Interislander's commitment to undertake monitoring with the Marlborough District Council, Interislander yesterday advised the Marlborough Harbourmaster that they will reduce current operating speed to 18 knots through the Tory Channel. More >>

Interislander Open Day raises $10 000 for Neonates

Tuesday, 23 August 2005, 3:38 pm | Toll New Zealand

More than 10,000 Wellingtonians turned up to view the Interislander's newest ferry, Kaitaki, for the official public open day on Saturday, raising more than $10,000 for the Neonatal Trust. More >>

Return of steam to the Main Trunk Line

Wednesday, 17 August 2005, 4:57 pm | Toll New Zealand

Tranz Scenic is expecting a lot of interest in a new special service they are soon to offer on the main trunk line. More >>

Rare loco on display in Wellington this Sunday

Tuesday, 16 August 2005, 1:32 pm | Toll New Zealand

Toll New Zealand’s last EW electric locomotive will be handed over to Mainline Steam this Sunday, marking the end of an era for a very special class of locomotive. More >>

Nationwide rail safety campaign launched

Friday, 12 August 2005, 9:24 am | Toll New Zealand

The rail industry believes that educating children about the dangers posed by railway traffic is the most effective means of reducing the number of accidents at pedestrian and road level crossings. More >>

Special Trains to Lions Games in Wellington

Monday, 2 May 2005, 12:46 am | Toll New Zealand

Tranz Metro and Tranz Scenic will be operating special train services from the Wairarapa and Manawatu to both British Lions Games at Westpac Stadium in Wellington. More >>

Call for road/rail level playing field justified

Thursday, 31 March 2005, 3:16 pm | Toll New Zealand

For immediate release 31 March 2005 Study proves call for level playing field between road and rail justified The Surface Transport Costs and Charges Study released today has been welcomed by Toll NZ as it proves once and for all the inequalities that ... More >>

Chairman's Address - Toll NZ

Monday, 29 November 2004, 3:02 pm | Toll New Zealand

For the year to 30 June 2004 the Company recorded a net after tax loss of $335.6 million compared to the previous year's loss of $2.6 million. No dividends were paid. More >>