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27 April 2016

KiwiRail is today releasing the Commercial Review it undertook in 2014 and that has helped shape the company’s current focus on improving its productivity and competitiveness. 

26 April 2016

Commuters on peak time Wellington to Waikanae services are set to get more room on their ride home.

14 April 2016

KiwiRail has improved the ongoing training and performance of staff on the bridge of all Interislander ferries since the 2011 Monte Stello incident, Interislander Operations General Manager Mark Thompson says.

14 March 2016

Motorists, cyclists and pedestrians are being warned to take care at railway crossings as more trains travel through the region. A change in train schedules will see the reintroduction of Saturday trains along the East Coast Main Trunk line from mid-March and KiwiRail is urging the local community to be alert. 

29 February 2016

KiwiRail today announced an operating surplus[1] of $27m for the six months ended 31 December 2015 compared to $35m achieved in the same period the previous year.

25 February 2016

KiwiRail today welcomed the Governor General and representatives from West Coast tourism businesses, conservation and wider local community as guests on its TranzAlpine train journey. TranzAlpine celebrates 30 years of operating in 2017 and carries more than 130,000 visitors between Christchurch and Greymouth each year.

3 February 2016

Interislander has delivered a strong summer holiday season with the highest number of passenger vehicles carried since competition began in 2003, and the highest-ever December revenue, KiwiRail chief executive Peter Reidy says.

27 January 2016

KiwiRail is inviting wannabe train drivers to experience the driver’s seat and to learn more about rail safety.

23 December 2015

The next stage of the project to upgrade the rail bridge on Eastern Hutt Road, near Silverstream, gets underway this holiday break, with new spans being installed to give motorists more clearance when passing underneath.

21 December 2015

KiwiRail today reaffirmed its commitment to continuing and growing its Auckland-Wellington scenic train service, as the Northern Explorer made its first departure from its new downtown Auckland base at Ngaoho Place, just off The Strand.

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