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Stronger Connections
Better New Zealand

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Great Journeys of NZ

Book one of our scenic rail or Interislander ferry journeys.

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Find out more about our freight services, including bookings.

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Sustainability is at the heart of KiwiRail’s business.

Our sustainability story


Learn more about some of the projects we're working on.

Our projects

Value of Rail

The total value of rail in New Zealand is estimated to be $1.47 billion - $1.54 billion each year, from just four areas – reduced congestion in our cities; reduced carbon emissions; improved road safety including injuries and fatalities and lower road maintenance costs for taxpayers.

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Rail Safety Week 2019

Every day a train driver suffers a near miss. This year in Rail Safety Week, we've installed Near Miss Memorials around New Zealand to remind people to look both ways for trains and to cross with care.

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Our people

KiwiRail is one of New Zealand’s largest employers, with proud staff operating in more than 50 towns and cities across the country.
History means a lot to our people – many are the third or fourth generation in their family to work in rail – but it is the promise of rail’s future that excites our 3400 people.

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Zero Harm

Of KiwiRail’s four core values, ‘Care and Protect’ is the one our people live and breathe by. It is why our Zero Harm vision is to become the leading health and safety organisation in New Zealand.

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In the community

With more than 3,400 people in our KiwiRail team nationwide and a rail and ferry network that connects 50 towns and cities up and down the country, we’re in neighbourhoods right across New Zealand – and we want to play our part to support them.

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