KiwiRail's infrastructure team is responsible for maintaining 4,000 kms of rail corridor, bridges, tunnels, viaducts, overhead wires, signals and level crossings. It is also responsible for all train movements on the network managed by the National Train Control Centre based in Wellington. We are also responsible for the design, installation and upgrade of level crossing warning systems.
Behind the scenes
Keeping things on track by taking care of
the infrastructure, engineering and upgrade
of the rollingstock assets
Our engineering team provides mechanical services to the freight and passenger businesses, and to Auckland Transport through the freight team. With two main depots in Woburn (Lower Hutt) and Hillside (Dunedin), our engineering teams build, maintain and refurbish rollingstock used on the network. Rollingstock can include locomotives, wagons and passenger carriages. More information here.
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