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PASSENGER capacity on Auckland’s new City Rail Link, currently under construction, is set to be expanded as a result of patronage on the city's rail network rising faster than original…
NEW Zealand national operator KiwiRail will restart its South Island Coastal Pacific passenger service on the Main North Line between Picton and Christchurch from December 1, two years operations were…
WORK to excavate a 14m-deep trench that will contain twin tunnels under Britomart Station and Lower Queen Street as part of Auckland’s 3.45km double-track underground City Rail Link (CRL) began…
THE New Zealand government has announced that it will allocate $NZ 250,000 ($US 170,000) through the provincial growth fund for a feasibility study to investigate the viability of a daily,…
THE NZ Transport Agency (NZTA), which is leading the procurement and delivery of the Auckland Light Rail programme, has announced will conduct market engagement with interested suppliers and industry participants…
THE New Zealand government has signalled its intention to increase investment in rail projects and reduce highway spending in its 10-year government policy statement (GPS) on land transport released on…
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. 
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