06 December 2016 12:12PM

KiwiRail’s Interislander ferries are back in full operation for the first time since the Kaikoura earthquake, with the railspan that allows rail wagons to be loaded on the Aratere now restored.

30 November 2016 1:01PM

KiwiRail are looking for volunteers to join staff from KiwiRail and Hutt City Council as they spring clean the Melling Railway Line in Lower Hutt between 9.00am – 2.00pm on Saturday 10 December.

29 November 2016 3:03PM

The Interislander Ferry Terminal in Picton is back in full operation, allowing KiwiRail Interislander passenger services to return to normal for the first time since the Kaikoura earthquake.

28 November 2016 6:06PM

KiwiRail’s Interislander ferry Aratere will resume sailing  Cook Strait from first thing tomorrow (Tuesday November 29) after the linkspan at Wellington’s Ferry Terminal, used to load and discharge vehicles was damaged during the Kaikoura quake a fortnight ago.

28 November 2016 12:12PM

KiwiRail has entered the coastal shipping freight market with a new NZ Connect service.

22 November 2016 5:05PM

KiwiRail is reminding the public to stay well clear of all railway tracks, tunnels and bridges following reports that people have been accessing and trespassing on railway land between Picton and Christchurch.

21 November 2016 3:03PM

Carriages used on the Coastal Pacific scenic passenger train are being shifted to the popular TranzAlpine and Northern Explorer services in the wake of the Kaikoura earthquake.

18 November 2016 4:04PM

KiwiRail to provide fast, direct freight connections to ports so sea lanes can take the strain, easing pressure on damaged roads.

18 November 2016 2:02PM

The Picton Passenger Terminal has re-opened and foot passengers are now able to be booked for sailings across Cook Strait.

17 November 2016 9:09AM

All passenger services in Wellington are again up and running just three days after rail services were disrupted by a severe earthquake, strong aftershocks and extreme weather conditions. 

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