KiwiRail and its contractors are always working to maintain and upgrade Wellington's rail network. Our teams try to keep disturbance to a minimum, but sometimes you will notice work going on in your area.
This page lists significant upcoming short-term activity and disruption in the Wellington region. (Short-notice maintenance jobs to keep the trains running safely are not usually listed here.)
During the 2023/24 Christmas network shutdown (26 December 2023 – 14 January 2024) we will be taking advantage of the quieter holiday period to make significant progress across the network. Read on for details or click below to jump to each section.
What's the impact of the works?
What’s the impact of the works?
Before the Christmas shutdown: