Archive for: Tranz Scenic

When’s Sth Island Rail Back?

When’s Sth Island Rail Back?

The rail workers union is calling for the Tranz Coastal to resume its full service between Christchurch and Picton. The train was suspended a month ago after the...

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High Noon For Capital Connection

High Noon For Capital Connection

Will the Capital Connection between Palmerston North and Wellington survive now that Wellington’s suburban services has been extended to Waikanae or will a...

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Long Distance Rail Numbers Up

Long Distance Rail Numbers Up

The rail renaissance continues despite recessionary times in the past 12 months. All of KiwiRail’s long distance services have shown passenger increases except...

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Slip Halts Rail, Road For Days

Slip Halts Rail, Road For Days

A major 100 metre long slip 15k south of Kaikoura is now causing more difficulties for rail  and roading in the quake-hit south and no one knows how long it will...

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New Tranz Carriage Look

New Tranz Carriage Look

KiwiRail has displayed the new ‘sleek modern- looking livery’ for the AK carriages, currently under construction at KiwiRail’s Hillside workshops in...

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