Bruce Taylor

Super-fast bridge design brings rail and interislander services closer

Fri 27 Jan

KiwiRail says the designs for six replacement bridges along the Christchurch to Picton line have been completed in record time.

Bruce Taylor

Restoring the Christchurch-Picton rail line and Interislander services – an update


OPINION: The restoration of the railway line will clearly be a huge undertaking.

KiwiRail chief executive Peter Reidy

Editor’s Insight: KiwiRail embraces fossil fuel over billions for ‘green’ alternative

Fri 23 Dec 8

Converting the entire rail freight network to electricity would cost more than $4 billion.

KiwiRail chief executive Peter Reidy

KiwiRail cans electric trains on partially electrified North Island trunkline

Wed 21 Dec 10

"KiwiRail is essentially running 'a railway within a railway' by having the electric section," said KiwiRail chief executive Peter Reidy.

KiwiRail chief executive Peter Reidy

KiwiRail boss mulls over 'KiwiSail'

Mon 5 Dec

KiwiRail considers leasing a ship to cope with earthquake supply chain disruptions.

KiwiRail chief executive Peter Reidy

KiwiRail wants backload for new coastal service from Auckland to Christchurch

Tue 29 Nov 7

The government's intention is to restore the rail link between Picton and Christchurch but the route is yet to be worked out. 


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