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30 October 2014

KiwiRail today acknowledged the 2013/14 financial year had been a challenging one but continued growth in some key markets illustrated the continued relevance of rail in the New Zealand transport sector.

20 October 2014

KiwiRail has today announced that Capital Connection fares for passengers travelling from Levin, Shannon and Palmerston North will increase for travel from 1 November 2014.

15 October 2014

Interislander has scheduled an extra sailing of Arahura for Labour Day, due to heavy passenger demand.

9 October 2014

Work will soon be starting on a project to refurbish the 107 year old Makatote Viaduct on the North Island Main Trunk railway line near National Park.

8 October 2014

KiwiRail has begun assessing what is required to refurbish the rail track and tunnel floor of the Kaimai Tunnel - its first major reconstruction since opening 36 years ago.   Once that assessment is complete work will take place over the coming five to ten years to upgrade the 8.9km long tunnel to future proof the busy transport linking the Bay of Plenty to the Waikato, Auckland and beyond.

6 October 2014

Adverse weather in Wellington this afternoon has disrupted Metro services.

29 August 2014

This morning KiwiRail announced our results for the 2014 Financial Year.

25 August 2014

The Interislander ferry Arahura left Wellington for her scheduled bi-annual dry-docking in Devonport on Sunday 25 August.  She last visited Auckland in July 2012.

17 July 2014

Interislander is adjusting its sailing schedules to ensure it can continue to meet freight and passenger demand over the coming months.

2 July 2014

Interislander ferry Aratere berthed in Wellington this morning, following a five month absence during which she underwent repair work and scheduled two yearly dry dock maintenance in Singapore.

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