LATEST NEWS: Capital Connection to keep running for three more years          More

30 June 2015

KiwiRail announced today that it will keep the Capital Connection running for the next three years following a funding contribution by Horizons Regional Council and Greater Wellington Regional Council.

18 June 2015

Trucks that strike rail bridges create a significant risk for rail passengers and staff, as well as exposing drivers and their companies to the cost of repairs, and KiwiRail’s message is always check your height before you drive under a bridge.

15 June 2015

The sons and daughters of ten current KiwiRail employees have been awarded scholarships of $2000 towards their tertiary education.




5 June 2015

A rail bridge refurbishment project in the Taumaranui area is bringing substantial benefits to the local community.

27 May 2015

KiwiRail can confirm that the Tranz Alpine was involved in a collision with a motor vehicle at the level crossing on Keens Road near Springfield just after 09.00am this morning.

21 May 2015

KiwiRail has welcomed the funding package included in the Government’s Budget announcements today. KiwiRail will receive $210m in 2015/16 and a further $190m as a pre-commitment against Budget 2016.

19 May 2015

As part of KiwiRail’s commitment to greater sustainability the Interislander ferry Arahura is trialling Fuel Oil Emulsion (FOE) technology in one of the ship’s auxiliary engines. FOE burns more completely than unmodified fuel and so uses less fuel, emissions are lower and the engines run cooler and so should require less maintenance.

15 May 2015

Tranz Metro services are starting to resume this afternoon as work continues on the network following yesterday’s weather event.

12 May 2015

The Interislander Arahura ferry's replacement will go into service this spring, proudly bearing the new name of Kaiarahi.

1 April 2015

KiwiRail and the Tauranga City Council are working together to close off a walkway to an informal level crossing between Seaway Terrace and Ngatai Road in mid-April, due to safety concerns.


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