Bus and rail services have recommenced at Puhinui Station in Papatoetoe after a $69m revamp.
Seatoun Wharf in Wellington will close on 23 July or 12 months for repairs and upgrades.
The government will invest $1.3bn in KiwiRail over three years as part of the Rail Network Investment Programme.
All four metro lines in Auckland’s rail system will close for Queen’s Birthday weekend for maintenance.
Pounamu Tourism Group’s inaugural Great Southern Steam Train Tour has hit the tracks running exceeding forecasts of its economic impact with sell-out excursions.
KiwiRail chair Brian Corban passed away on Saturday.
Fullers360 is offering free travel from Devonport to Auckland on its first 5am sailing to get passengers across for the ANZAC memorial service on Sunday 25 April.
Union calling on the city council to retain the Dunedin rail service on the national network.
The SOE is forecasting a significant fall in annual tourist passenger numbers for FY21.
KiwiRail’s Northern Explorer has opened bookings for its first dedicated pride train service.
KiwiRail’s three scenic train services recorded a 65% fall in revenue, or $7.6m, for the six months ending December 2020.
There would be two return services on weekdays to get commuters to Papakura in time for the start of the workday.
Interislander passenger numbers for December and January were about 20% down on the same period the previous year, says KiwiRail.
Passenger trains started rolling again at Auckland’s Britomart Station on Monday after a three-week closure for a new scissor track crossing and some rail replacement.
KiwiRail plans to build a new ferry terminal at its current Kaiwharawhara terminal within four years to support its new Interislander ferries.
Auckland’s metro rail network will shut down from Saturday 26 December to Sunday 10 January as KiwiRail undertakes repair work.
A main focus for KiwiRail’s for the coming year is to grow tourism by delivering enhanced tourism offerings.
Covid-19 impacts on KiwiRail’s Interislander and scenic trains saw its operating surplus fall to $40m for the year to June 2020, down 27% on the previous year.
A weekend charter service using Te Huia rail carriages will operate in January, providing a one-off experience for visitors to the Waikato and Auckland regions.
Fullers360 is launching a set of new products and services, specifically tailored to the local domestic market.
Christchurch Tramway is celebrating 25 years in operation.
KiwiRail’s Kaitaki Interislander ferry will resume its ‘Bands on Board’ initiative for travelling musicians over summer.
Fullers360 will add an additional 86 services to and from Waiheke Island from Monday 19 October.
Fullers360 has brought back 30-minute off-peak sailings on its Devonport route in a bid to help ease travel challenges caused by the damage to Auckland’s Harbour Bridge.
KiwiRail has gone upmarket and more than doubled fares for its “Scenic Plus” option that offers regional delicacies and local commentary.
KiwiRail’s Northern Explorer and Coastal Pacific trains will resume service from late Spring.
Auckland’s commuter trains will operate at slower speeds asd KiwiRail carries out repairs on worn tracks.
The skipper of Auckland-based Fullers Group ferry, Torea, has been fined $2500 for colliding with a lit navigation buoy in the Waitematā Harbour.
Downer NZ has been awarded the contract for the Third Main project, in Auckland, delivering an additional main rail line into Auckland.
The 70% funding cut raises questions over plans for premium services on the operator’s tourist trains.
Dunedin Railways Limited is calling for proposals to identify and evaluate options for using the Taieri Gorge railway line.
KiwiRail’s long distance scenic services will be back this summer after closing during the Covid-19 lockdown.
CEO Greg Miller says plans for luxury services on its tourism trains have had to be revised.
KiwiRail has received a further $13m of government funding for improving the resilience of its iconic TranzAlpine tourist train route.
The money is going to projects in Whangarei and the Bay of Islands, including Kawakawa’s vintage railway.
Dunedin City Holdings has applied to the Government’s Strategic Tourism Assets Protection Programme for assets including the Taieri Gorge line.
Pounamu Tourism Group shareholders have funded the new product, which plans to launch in April 2021.
The Government has withdrawn from its twin track Auckland Light Rail project and referred it to the Ministry of Transport for further work.
Marlborough District Council will undertake a new redevelopment study on the future of Waitohi/Picton.
KiwiRail has restarted the Christchurch-Greymouth TranzAlpine service from 4 July but is closing some Dunedin services.
KiwiRail’s TranzAlpine between Christchurch and Greymouth will return to service on 4 July.
A proposed luxury train journey called Antipodean Explorer is officially “on hold” according to director Richard Aitken.
Fullers GreatSights will restart its Hole in the Rock cruises in the Bay of Islands this long weekend.
Fullers360 is resuming its Auckland-to-Rangitoto service in time for Queen’s Birthday weekend.
KiwiRail’s proposed new ferries will be able to carry almost 2000 passengers.
Lyttelton-based Black Cat Cruises has been awarded the contract for the Diamond Harbour ferry service for the next 12 years.
A significant track maintenance programme is underway on Auckland’s Eastern train line, says KiwiRail.
Almost 70 roles are to go as the city grapples with the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic.
A passenger ferry service between Kawau Island and Auckland’s mainland will continue so residents can replenish supplies and access essential services.
KiwiRail’s Interislander ferries have moved around 650 essential transport, medical and export industry workers between the North and South Islands in the past fortnight.