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Nearly $20 million has been earmarked to help get Dunedin's KiwiRail workshop back on track, while the city's ambitious waterfront redevelopment has received a green light for more funding.
It is promising an investigation into a city-wide Auckland train services disruption today - the third similar shutdown this year. Audio
KiwiRail is set to trial biodiesel on some trains and ferries, but it cannot source enough to switch completely anytime soon.
Rail workshops are looking for more mechanical engineers, as the industry's workload ramps up providing jobs for an extra 40 workers at KiwiRail's Hutt workshop.
A KiwiRail driver has been attacked while his train was stopped in the Manawatu town of Feilding.
The city's mayor says he will be asking Auckland Transport for an explanation about how the city's rail network was crippled for most of the day, and how it could be prevented from happening again.
South Islanders are celebrating the reopening of the Coastal Pacific Rail Line, which was wrecked by the 2016 Kaikōura Earthquake. Video, Audio
The government has announced it will invest $40 million to put two new carriages on the newly reopened Coastal Pacific Rail Line. Audio
The first passenger train from Piction to Christchurch since the devastating Kaikōura earthquake has arrived in the Garden City - Kathy Templeman was on board and says it was an emotional experience.
The railway union is accusing the government of breaking a pre-election promise to stop the removal of electric trains from the North Island's main trunk line.
Preliminary investigations suggest Tuesday's rail stoppage in Wellington happened when a train became tangled in the overhead wires that provide it with electricity.
Hawke's Bay authorities insist restoring part of the defunct Napier-Gisborne railway line is realistic, even though the scheme is at least a year overdue and no work has been done on it so far.
KiwiRail has revealed the Kaikōura earthquake cost it $40 million in lost revenue in the year to the end of June.
The Transport Minister says a report clearing him of trying to improperly influence officials gave him "some sense of vindication".
KiwiRail is refusing to reveal how its top officials reacted after the Transport Minister's office urged them to keep a report secret.
KiwiRail is seeking an urgent rule change to ensure passenger trains don't get stuck in tunnels if the engine catches fire.
KiwiRail wants new, earthquake-resilient facilities for the Cook Strait ferries, even if it has to share them with its rival, Bluebridge.
KiwiRail has revealed it lost $12 million in revenue and costs in the six weeks following the Kaikōura earthquake.
KiwiRail is hoping to free some rail wagons next week that have been trapped in Marlborough since the 14 November earthquake.
KiwiRail is looking at whether to buy another Interislander ferry when the Kaitaki's lease runs out in 2020.