KiwiRail chief executive Peter Reidy says reopening the freight service is a huge milestone for both the rail and road rebuild

On the rail again: KiwiRail reopens Picton-Christchurch freight service

Wed 13 Sep 4

Reduced costs and less risk as heavy trucks come off the road.

Train thugs target city events

Tue 11 Dec 12

Improved cheap train services are bringing hordes of youths bent on late-night mayhem into central Auckland from south and west suburbs.

Snapper makes last-minute bid to win Auckland ticketing back from French

Tue 6 Oct 2

An integrated ticketing system for public transport could save Auckland $70 million in costs, Snapper Services says.

The integrated ticketing company is urging Auckland Regional Transport Authority (ARTA) and New Zealand Transport Agency to use the smartcard system on public transport such as ferries and buses.

Snapper chief executive Miki Szikszai said 90% of Auckland’s public transport could have integrated ticketing services in place by 2011 in time for the Rugby World Cup using the technology.

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