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Rail grinder | KiwiRail

The rail grinder corrects the shape and extends the lifespan of the rail track, helping to deliver a more reliable train journey. For the Auckland and Wellington metro areas, w e need to do this work at night when where there are no commuter train services running.


Future of rail | Ministry of Transport

In May 2019, based on the Future of Rail review, the Government agreed in principle to a resilient and reliable rail system that would deliver on the transport outcomes and wider benefits it sought. Rail investments of NZD$1.215 billion through Budget 2020, and NZD$741 million through Budget 2019, are the first 2 funding instalments in a 10 ...


KiwiRail-IBM deal to deliver a smarter rail network ...

KiwiRail-IBM deal to deliver a smarter rail network. Published on the 31/08/2010 | Written by Newsdesk. A $3m deal uses IBM services to bring KiwiRail in line with modern day rail networks… KiwiRail's boss admits the company needed to be updated with 21st Century technology to create a more economically vibrant transport system for the ...


Rail And Maritime Transport Union Media Release: KiwiRail ...

Rail and Maritime Transport Union General Secretary Wayne Butson says the new agreement provides stability for the workforce and to KiwiRail customers going forward. The multi-employer collective agreement was ratified by a strong majority of the 2619 RMTU members balloted, says Mr Butson.


New locomotives to replace South Island fleet | KiwiRail

KiwiRail and Stadler Rail Valencia have signed a binding contract for the delivery of 57 new, state-of-the-art, locomotives. The locomotives, which will be made in Spain, will begin arriving and enter service in New Zealand between early 2024 and 2026. The contract price for the new fleet is NZ$403 million (€228 million).


Our assets | KiwiRail

Our assets. KiwiRail moves around 25% of New Zealand's exports, transports more than one million tourists on its Great Journeys passenger services and helps enable 34 million commuter journeys a year in Auckland and Wellington. We …


TECHNICAL SPECIFICATION FOR "RAIL GRINDING …

furnish, deliver and warrant the rail-grinding machine as per these specifications. 1.2 Two No's crew rest van having resting capacity of about 24 persons (12 persons in each) as per the general layout given at Annexure I of the technical Specification (which may further be modified after approval of Indian Railway) and one tank wagon for ...


Rail And Maritime Transport Union Media Release: KiwiRail ...

Workers at KiwiRail have ratified a new pay deal that increases hourly pay rates and allowances. Rail and Maritime Transport Union General Secretary Wayne Butson says the new agreement provides ...


Digital Engineering | KiwiRail

Digital Engineering is a collaborative way of working, using digital processes to enable more productive methods of planning, designing, constructing, operating and maintaining our assets. In 2018, KiwiRail embarked on a significant portfolio of capital work designed to bring transformational change to New Zealand's rail network.


Request a quote for rail freight - KiwiRail

Please select the nearest KiwiRail acceptance location where you want to deliver the container to This is the KiwiRail Container Transfer Terminal closest to your freight origin address. You can select any location from the list. Click here for a list of all locations.


Behind KiwiRail's failed $565 million Budget bid for ...

Behind KiwiRail's failed $565 million Budget bid for Interislander mega-ferries 6 Feb, 2022 04:00 PM 8 minutes to read KiwiRail is in the middle of …


Auckland Transport CEO rips into KiwiRail over train ...

Last year, consultants told AT and KiwiRail the city's rail network needed $200 million of repairs done after years of neglect.Some of the sleepers - …


KiwiRail, commercial player or public good? | BusinessDesk

A review of KiwiRail is considering whether the state-owned enterprise model works for a business which officials say is not commercially viable and which ministers want to deliver for the public good.BusinessDesk has obtained the terms of reference of the review being carried out by Treasury and the Ministry of Transport considering the appropriate entity form for KiwiRail and …


Rail Grinding - Loram

Loram's rail grinders incorporate high power, flexible grinding modules and patented control systems to deliver industry-leading speed and proven productivity. Loram's rail grinding product portfolio offers machine configurations from 4 to 120 stones, providing the ideal rail grinding solution to any customer request.


Rail freight | KiwiRail Freight

Moving freight on rail benefits everyone - fewer trucks on the road means cleaner air, fewer carbon emissions, less congestion and fewer accidents. KiwiRail plays a critical role in New Zealand's transport system and in the health of the economy, communities and the environment. Sustainable freight


Production Rail Grinding - Loram

Loram's production rail grinding solutions offer: 60-stone to 120-stone machine configurations. High-power, electric 30 hp motors. Advanced control systems for precision metal removal. Ability to effectively perform preventative and corrective rail grinding. Different stone types to match metal removal and surface finish needs, tailored for ...


KiwiRail orders 57 low emission diesel locomotives

KiwiRail orders 57 low emission diesel locomotives. Stadler has secured its first contract in New Zealand to supply 57 diesel locomotives for KiwiRail, which will help the operator on its journey to be emission neutral by 2050. KiwiRail is a New Zealand government state-owned enterprise, which is responsible for New Zealand's national rail ...


Auckland rail disruption: Noisy grinder machine annoys ...

A noisy grinder machine repairing Auckland's railway tracks overnight is annoying residents. State-owned rail operator KiwiRail says noise from the machine reaches 84 decibels, and is comparable ...


Speno to deliver rail grinding machine to KiwiRail ...

KiwiRail has signed an agreement with Speno Rail Maintenance Australia (Speno) to supply a 51m specialised rail grinding machine to maintain 2,800km of track in New Zealand. The $30m RR24M-30A rail grinder, which will undertake rail surface smoothing work, is scheduled to arrive in August 2012, while track work is expected to start in September.


Deputy Chair KiwiRail Board Dear Sir Brian Roche and …

Deputy Chair KiwiRail Board Dear Sir Brian Roche and Sue McCormack ... ensure there is sufficient capacity to deliver the projects that are funded in the construction sector. It is our intention to seek Cabinet approval for changes to the Programme in late May. ... Wellington Railway Station safety Wairarapa Railway upgrade


Regional passenger rail | KiwiRail

Inter-regional passenger rail offers a low-emissions, congestion free way for people to travel between some of the major cities in the North Island. KiwiRail operates two regional passenger rail services: Te Huia (Hamilton – Auckland) – started in April 2021. Capital Connection (Palmerston North – Wellington) – dates back to 1991.


KiwiRail to introduce rail grinder on rail line in ...

KiwiRail infrastructure and engineering general manager Rick van Barneveld said that the grinder prolongs the rail life and will bring significant benefits to the company's maintenance operations. "Over time the rail track head develops stress points, defects and metal build-up from the steel wheels travelling on the track," Barneveld added.


Controversial KiwiRail CE steps down | BusinessDesk

KiwiRail chief executive Greg Miller has resigned, effective immediately. It comes after reporting by BusinessDesk and other media exposed concerns about his leadership style, including allegations of a "command and control" approach.. The KiwiRail board had ordered an external review, speaking to about 20 senior executives and managers who have left the state-owned …


About Our Business - KiwiRail

KiwiRail is committed to being inclusive and diverse, and we have several initiatives underway to achieve that. All our diversity initiatives are designed to create a workplace where everyone can feel safe and achieve success, regardless of gender, age, ethnicity, religion or sexual orientation.