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REHABILITATION of the Napier - Wairoa section of the mothballed Napier - Gisborne line on New Zealand’s North Island started on June 1.
NEW Zealand’s transport minister, Mr Phil Twyford, and finance minister, Mr Grant Robertson, announced on May 9 that the cabinet has agreed to launch a procurement process for a two-line…
NEW Zealand’s national railway, KiwiRail has posted a half-year profit of $NZ 15m ($US 11m) for the six months to December 31 2017.
KIWIRAIL enters 2018 with its prospects for long-term investment and financial viability far greater than they have been for the last decade or more. 
AUCKLAND Transport (AT) has retreated on a plan to order 17 Independently-Powered Electric Multiple Units (IPEMUs) to replace DMUs on suburban services to Pukekohe, opting instead to exercise an option…
THE newly-elected Labour-New Zealand First coalition government has announced a $NZ 800m ($US 546.8m) funding commitment to build a new railway line to Marsden Point port in Northland and to…
EIGHT Auckland Transport (AT) DMUs together with spare parts are being shipped from New Zealand to Mozambique to operate commuter rail services in Maputo.
NEW Zealand’s National Railway KiwiRail says it expects to re-open the Christchurch - Picton section of the South Island Main Trunk Line by September, 10 months after an earthquake caused…
AUCKLAND Council’s Finance and Performance Committee agreed in principle on July 26 to go ahead with the purchase of 17 Independently-Powered Electric Multiple Units (IPEMUs), which will replace DMUs on…
AUCKLAND Council is expected to decide next week whether to proceed with an order for 17 battery-electric multiple units, which would replace DMUs on services on suburban services to Pukekohe.
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