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Taihape to be Reinstated on Tranz Scenic Route

Monday, 19 October 2009, 10:49 am | Tranz Scenic

The central North Island town of Taihape is back on the railway map. Dropped from the train timetable in 2005 due to falling numbers, Taihape will be reinstated from the 23rd October, following renewed interest and growing passenger numbers on the ... More >>

Take the Traffic Free Way to Hamilton V8’s

Tuesday, 15 April 2008, 11:25 am | Tranz Scenic

There is a traffic free way to get to the Hamilton V8’S over the weekend out of Auckland and that is to catch the train. Tranz Scenic is running a train from Auckland with several stops along the way as they appreciate many people just want to get ... More >>

TranzAlpine celebrates 20 years

Tuesday, 13 November 2007, 10:37 am | Tranz Scenic

The TranzAlpine train service between Christchurch and Greymouth has come a long way since it first started back in 1987 when it was carrying around 25 thousand passengers annually. More >>

Overlander returns to winter season timetable

Wednesday, 4 April 2007, 10:03 am | Tranz Scenic

The Overlander passenger rail service between Wellington and Auckland will return to a winter timetable from 27 April 2007. More >>

TranzAlpine carries most passengers ever in one we

Monday, 26 February 2007, 11:17 am | Tranz Scenic

The TranzAlpine train service between Christchurch and Greymouth has just recorded its biggest week ever carrying in excess of seven thousand passengers. In November the service will celebrate its 20th anniversary and has gone from strength to strength ... More >>

New look Overlander to run 7 days

Tuesday, 5 December 2006, 2:02 pm | Tranz Scenic

The Overlander rail service between Auckland Wellington return goes 7 days a week from Friday, December 15. It has been running just 3 days a week since Toll announced the continuation of the service so some much needed improvements could take place. More >>

Tranz Scenic Launches Straight Into Overlander Ads

Thursday, 5 October 2006, 1:20 pm | Tranz Scenic

Tranz Scenic has launched a new press advertising campaign this week, promoting the Overlander train service operating between Wellington and Auckland. The new 3 day a week service starts tomorrow with the train fully booked both ways and Tranz Scenic ... More >>

Overlander service back up and running from 13 Jul

Friday, 7 July 2006, 10:14 am | Tranz Scenic

ONTRACK and the RMTU have confirmed today a new agreement for rail maintenance staff. As a result Tranz Scenic, operator of the Overlander service between Wellington and Auckland, announced this afternoon that as of Thursday 13 July the Overlander would ... More >>

First steam journey on the Overlander

Monday, 22 May 2006, 10:36 am | Tranz Scenic

Steam returned to the lower North Island Main Trunk line Saturday when the Overlander was pulled by a WAB class steam locomotive between Feilding and Ohakune return, to the pleasure of the many passengers and local residents who turned out to experience ... More >>

The Overlander Steam Journey success

Monday, 17 October 2005, 4:57 pm | Tranz Scenic

A huge success is how Tranz Scenic describes its Overlander Steam Journeys on the North Island Main Trunk Line. The fully booked last journey took place on Saturday when the daily service between Wellington and Auckland was pulled by a steam locomotive ... More >>

Record breaking year for The TranzAlpine

Friday, 1 April 2005, 10:51 am | Tranz Scenic

1 April 2005 For immediate release Record breaking year for The TranzAlpine Tranz Scenic celebrates a milestone with The TranzAlpine carrying over 200,000 passengers in the last 12 months, which is a record for the service. Travelling daily between ... More >>