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Stronger Connections
Better New Zealand

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Great Journeys NZ

Experience Aotearoa aboard our world-famous scenic train journeys.

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Find out more about our freight services, including bookings.

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Zero Harm

We want our people and the public to go home safe to their families every day.

Our safety vision
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Sustainability is at the heart of KiwiRail's business.

Our sustainability story

Value of Rail

The total value of rail in New Zealand is estimated to be $1.70 billion - $2.14 billion each year, from just four areas – reduced congestion in our cities; reduced carbon emissions; improved road safety including injuries and fatalities and lower road maintenance costs for taxpayers.

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Our people

KiwiRail is one of New Zealand’s largest employers, with proud staff operating in more than 50 towns and cities across the country.
History means a lot to our people – many are the third or fourth generation in their family to work in rail – but it is the promise of rail’s future that excites our 4,500 people.

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Zero Harm

Of KiwiRail’s four core values, ‘Care and Protect’ is the one our people live and breathe by. It is why our Zero Harm vision is to become the leading health and safety organisation in New Zealand.

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In the community

Our rail and ferry network connects 50 towns and cities across New Zealand. We count thousands of households and businesses as our neighbours.

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