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2 March 2015

For the six months to 31 December 2014, KiwiRail is reporting total revenue earnings of $366.6 million.  This was an increase of $1.1 million over the comparable period in 2013, despite a challenging market environment, particularly in bulk freight.

27 February 2015

Tranz Metro services on the Kapiti Line between Wellington and Porirua have returned to normal scheduling.

26 February 2015

Tranz Metro services between Wellington and Porirua remain suspended until further notice and buses will continue to be provided for customers travelling between those stations.

17 February 2015

KiwiRail will be withdrawing the buffet car from Monday 2 March 2015 as it is due for significant maintenance work.

4 February 2015

Predicted good weather over the long weekend has raised concerns with KiwiRail and NZ Police that young Ngaruawahia community will be tempted back on to the rail bridge. The two organisations are urging the local residents to continue the positive support which has helped keep their young people off the rail bridge and safely away from up to 2000 tonne freight trains.

3 February 2015

February sees the start of KiwiRail’s upgrade to seven wooden rail bridges along the North Island Main Trunk Line (NIMT) in the Taumarunui area. The work will improve the efficiency of the busy main line which runs from Auckland to Wellington and will be done in close consultation with the local community and authorities.

3 February 2015

KiwiRail and Auckland Transport call on Aucklanders to watch out when driving or playing near the rail tracks as the electrical wires running above them offer no second chances. This follows a recent increase in emergency call outs to remove obstructions on overhead wires which power Auckland’s electric trains putting people at risk fortunately no-one has been hurt yet.

23 January 2015

Interislander ferries moved 128,279 passengers, 33,174 passenger vehicles and 4762 freight vehicles over the Christmas and New Year holiday period with the three ferry services meeting 100 per cent of all scheduled sailings between 24 December 2014 and 19 January.

16 January 2015

KiwiRail and NZ Police are urging Ngaruawahia residents to help keep their young people safe this summer and stop them jumping off the rail bridge over the Waikato River.

15 January 2015

KiwiRail will be carrying out further repairs to the Silverstream rail bridge this weekend, following a vehicle strike on 7 January that caused significant structural damage to the bridge span.

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