10 August 2017 2:02PM

KiwiRail is giving the public a taste of what it’s like to be a train driver this Rail Safety Week, with its locomotive simulator set to make a rare appearance outside Parliament for the campaign’s launch on Monday 14 August.

08 August 2017 11:11AM

Today’s welding of the line, linking up the railway between Picton and Christchurch is a huge milestone nine months after the November 14 earthquake and a credit to the more than 1500 people involved in the project KiwiRail Chief Executive Peter Reidy says.

02 August 2017 2:02PM

Work on repairs to the Main North Line railway following November’s Kaikoura earthquake has progressed quickly in recent weeks and the first freight trains may run within a month, KiwiRail Chief Executive Peter Reidy says.

31 July 2017 4:04PM

A plaque honouring the courage of railway man Corporal Leslie Andrew has been unveiled today at Wellington Railway Station by KiwiRail Chief Executive Peter Reidy, The Rail Heritage Trust and Corporal Willie Apiata VC.

14 July 2017 10:10AM

KiwiRail’s efforts to keep freight moving around New Zealand following the Kaikoura earthquake saw it take home an Australasian Rail Industry Award in Sydney last night.

12 July 2017 1:01PM

Sailings of the Interislander ferries have been cancelled due to the deterioration of weather in Cook Strait, with the up to 7-metre-high waves arriving earlier than predicted. 

11 July 2017 11:11AM

Sailings of the Interislander ferries have been cancelled from Wednesday night because of predicted severe weather in Cook Strait, with up to 7-metre-high waves forecast through till Friday morning.

10 July 2017 10:10AM

KiwiRail marked another milestone in the rebuild of the rail line between Picton and Christchurch today, with the first work train crossing the Clarence Bridge since the earthquake.

07 July 2017 9:09AM

KiwiRail workers are set to end the weekend with only10 kilometres of rail on the Picton to Christchurch line still needing the repairs that will allow work trains and tampers to operate over the whole length of the line.

22 June 2017 2:02PM

KiwiRail has won a prestigious trans-Tasman award for financial reporting and stakeholder communications.

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