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KiwiRail undertook its own commercial review of the business. -- Alan Liefting - 05:02, 21 March 2009 (UTC) Article title. December 29, 2020 at 7:00 PM. KiwiRail is currently a State Owned Enterprise (SOE), meaning it’s owned by the Government, but it has to run as if it were a privately-run commercial business. KiwiRail Scenic Journeys offer some of the most spectacular scenery in New Zealand. What is KiwiRail's primary content delivery (CDN) provider? KiwiRail’s Interislander ferries – Kaitaki and Aratere, which it owns, and the leased Kaiarahi – are not expected to have cataclysmic failures as they age, he says. He has previously served as Deputy Chair of NZ Railways Corporation/KiwiRail in 2008. The government has allocated more than $1 billion on major big rail projects over the next four years, in addition to $200m to develop rail freight services in Northland. Rail deaths and injuries by type. Currently the most powerful diesel locomotive in New Zealand, the class mainly sees service in the upper North Island on heavy freight trains. Despite this, rationalisation of the NZRC began with the election of the Fourth Labour government in July 1984. His experience includes Chair of Genesis for 10 years, Chair of Radio New Zealand Ltd, and the Foundation Chair of Television New Zealand Ltd. Staff cuts were drastic and infrastructure was reduced or closed. Custodian of data: NZ Transport Agency The Land Transport (Rail) Legislation Act 2020 (the Rail Act) came into force on 1 July 2020. With three train services that span the country, each with its own unique identity, there is no better way to experience the best New Zealand has to offer. KiwiRail helps its freight customers quantify the emissions benefits of choosing rail over road through a monthly ‘Steel Wheels’ report. The fear, outlined in KiwiRail's own report, is that in a strong southerly wind this gap could soon be lost, resulting in a possible collision. Toll Rail (the new name for Tranz Rail) would have exclusive access rights to use the rail network for 66 years; Toll Rail would pay ONTRACK access fees in exchange for exclusive access; The Government would commit to a "significant capital investment" programme; This would be subject to a "use it or lose it" clause – if Toll Rail fell below average annual freight or passenger volumes for more than three years consecutively, the Government could appoint a new operator for a particular line or the entire network. KiwiRail owns, operates and maintains the railway network itself and operates freight services, provides locomotive haulage for the Metlink Wairarapa services and operates Capital Connection commuter service between Palmerston North and Wellington. In line with this AT has developed some of the “below track” infrastructure such as platforms and bridges. Since 2009, KiwiRail has bought 63 of the DL-class engines. KiwiRail. The report illustrates the carbon reduction achieved using rail and includes information on fuel savings and the reduced heavy vehicle impact their movements on rail have made. In 2004, following a deal with Tranz Rail's new owners Toll NZ, the Corporation took over responsibility for maintaining and upgrading the rail network once more, trading under the name ONTRACK. [21], Today, the Corporation has assets comprising the railway corridor land, valued at $3.8 billion. I would like an empty container to be provided KiwiRail can provide an empty container for you if you don't have your own. Other articles where KiwiRail is discussed: New Zealand: Transportation and telecommunications: …a state-owned enterprise known as KiwiRail (New Zealand Railways Corporation). As an SOE, all of KiwiRail’s shares are held by Shareholding Ministers of the Crown. Our Property team manages leases, grants and … They've been plagued by reliability problems, claims of poor quality and 40 were found to contain asbestos. KiwiRail is proud to be the backbone of New Zealand's integrated transport network, as well as one of the country's largest property owners and developers. Find out more about our governance and leadership team. Note - The New Zealand Railways Corporation (NZRC) is a separate statutory company that owns around 18,000 hectares of railway land, which it provides to KiwiRail through a long-term lease. [1] Since then, NZRC's role has changed with various governments' policies. [20] Minister of Finance Bill English and Minister of State Owned Enterprises Tony Ryall said the New Zealand Railways Corporation will continue to hold the 18,000 ha of railway land, "from which no financial return will be expected. Six of our locomotive engineers (train drivers) have bravely shared their emotional experiences of incidents and near misses around the rail network, ahead of the launch of Rail Safety Week tomorrow. AT owns the rail rolling stock which is made available to the rail operator for day-to-day use. Request to KiwiRail by Brent Hubbard. A KiwiRail driver was attacked on his train in the Manawatu town of Feilding early this morning. The Corporation's revenues were halved by the new competition. “KiwiRail is a large, busy and complex business,” says its CEO Peter Reidy. [3], In April 1983 the Corporation engaged international consultants Booz Allen Hamilton to review the effectiveness and efficiency of the Corporation's operations.[4]. In the past 12 months KiwiRail's own figures show none of the engines have met KiwiRail's performance target of 80,000 kilometres Mean Distance Between Failure (MDBF). September 22, 2020. But they might become more unreliable. Custodian of data: NZ Transport Agency KiwiRail Ltd SAFETY CASE This document supersedes KiwiRail document “Rail Safety Case, Issue 1”. [19] On 27 June 2012 it was announced by the company that the value of the land and rail operations will be written down from NZ$7.8 billion to $1.1 to $1.3 billion, and KiwiRail will continue as the rail and ferry operator, while the New Zealand Railways Corporation will manage KiwiRail's land. New Zealand Railways Corporation (NZRC) is the state-owned enterprise that owns the land beneath KiwiRail's railway network on behalf of the Crown. Non-core assets remained with NZRC prior to their disposal. 16 KiwiRail jobs may go. Huge job losses and cutbacks ensued, and the rail network, rail operations and ferry service of the Corporation were transferred to New Zealand Rail Limited in 1990. We own 18,000ha of land across New Zealand, which generates significant lease revenue to KiwiRail. Brian is an Auckland-based company director and lawyer. Railway stations in Auckland, Rotorua, Christchurch, Dunedin, Napier and Oamaru were sold, along with substantial tracts of land previously used for rail operations. The report identified three major events that had critically influenced the Corporation: The report recommended, amongst other things:[4]. No word on when they'll actually change the company's registration. [11], The Labour Government announced in May 2008 that the rail and sea operations of Toll NZ Limited, less its trucking and distribution operations, was to be purchased for $NZ665 million. [13] It planned to spend an estimated NZ$1 billion over five years to develop a modern effective rail system. Kiwirail’s future as a commercial state-owned enterprise (SOE) may be numbered in the wake of the impact of the Covid pandemic, a government document suggests. KiwiRail owns and manages the Auckland Metro network, 200 kms of line stretching from Pukekohe in the south, to Helensville in the northwest. [6] New Zealand Rail Limited (NZRL) was established as a Crown Transferee Company under the provisions of the Act, and took over NZRC's rail transport and shipping activities, including the railway tracks, on 28 October 1990. KiwiRail did acquire some housing for future railway designation however, the holiday homes are owned by the New Zealand Railways Staff Welfare Trust, a separate legal entity that KiwiRail does not own. Annotated by Marcus Cook on May 25, 2018. KIWIRAIL IS A New Zealand Government-owned enterprise which owns and operates New Zealand’s rail transportation network and the between-Island ferry service. Kiwirail’s future as a commercial state-owned enterprise (SOE) may be numbered in the wake of the impact of the Covid pandemic, a government document suggests. For more information on the closures and your alternatives, visit AT.govt.nz/railclosures See More. Negotiations with Toll over track access charges concluded after four years with no agreement reached, so the government purchased the entire rail and ferry operations, naming the service KiwiRail. While these reviews reached differing conclusions on the recommended way forward, both recognised the need for significant financial investment for rail to continue operating and concluded that without this, lines would need to close. The Corporation has existed under a number of guises since 1982, when the old New Zealand Railways Department was corporatised followed by deregulation of the land transport sector. Guards vans (aka Brake vans) were withdrawn from the rear of all freight trains on 30 May 1987, and were replaced with Flashing rear-end devices (known as FREDs). On 1 October 2008 KiwiRail became a direct subsidiary of NZRC, and ONTRACK was merged into KiwiRail. 4-day week as Kiwi Rail tender lost. The 1978 lifting of the road transport regulations to allow goods to be transported up to 150 km, causing freight volumes to drop 18% by 1983; The full deregulation of land transport in 1983; Re-orienting freight services towards bulk commodities; Increasing the length and weight of freight trains; Rationalising the locomotive and wagon fleet; Re-focusing long-distance passenger services towards tourists. [15] The ONTRACK brand continuing to be used by KiwiRail's infrastructure arm. KiwiRail has 1,738 employees across 2 locations and $615.80 M in annual revenue in FY 2018. Auckland Transport . KiwiRail owns and operates New Zealand's rail networks, including the InterIslander ferry transport service. But they might become more unreliable. The Rail Act amends the Land Transport Management Act 2003 (the LTMA) and the Land Transport Act 1998 to implement a new long-term planning and funding system for the heavy rail track network owned by KiwiRail. Mainline Steam Plimmerton. The Fourth Labour Government passed the New Zealand Railways Corporation Restructuring Act 1990 on 28 August of that year. Louise. The Corporation has existed under a number of guises since 1982, when the old New Zealand Railways Department was corporatised followed by deregulation of the land transport sector. They: own and operate a national network which meets the needs of its customers; provide for the transport of bulk and consolidated freight; provide ferry services (forming the 'bridge' between the North and South Islands) for rail and … Quantitative: Primary source: KiwiRail and other rail operators. [8] The National Rail Access Agreement provided:[9], In the first year of the agreement (2004–05), Toll Rail paid $38m in track access charges. NZRL leased the railway corridor from NZRC for $1 per year. [7] Following privatisation of New Zealand Rail Limited in 1993, the company was renamed Tranz Rail in 1995, until acquired by Toll Holdings in 2004. As an SOE, all of KiwiRail’s shares are held by Shareholding Ministers of the Crown. Claims by KiwiRail's chief executive that sending a $371 million contract overseas was because of a lack of skills locally is being disputed as inconsistent with its own internal tender process. The company was widely known in the European rail industry as RENA (Rail Europe North America). On 31 December 2012, the Corporation once again became the landowner. 4-day week as Kiwi Rail tender lost. Welcome to the official KiwiRail Facebook page, where we keep you up to date with how we’re playing our part in growing New Zealand. KiwiRail who own and maintain the tracks are working hard to replace the track across the network, to relieve current speed restrictions that we have been experiencing since mid-2020. The remainder was then transferred to Land Information New Zealand on 1 January 1994. Separate talks continued between Toll and the Government on long-term access arrangements. I’ve got two children of my own now, a four-year-old boy and a three-year-old girl. KiwiRail | 25,658 followers on LinkedIn. Definition. Zero Harm is a key focus at all levels of KiwiRail’s business with the health and safety of customers and staff paramount. Does KiwiRail pay rates on vacant land it owns? KiwiRail who own and maintain the tracks are working hard to replace the track across the network, to relieve current speed restrictions that we have been experiencing since mid-2020. AT leases the stations from KiwiRail, and owns and maintains the “above rail” infrastructure (e.g. For the first time ever, LSG Sky Chefs New Zealand Ltd. (LSG NZ) will provide its catering expertise to KiwiRail, New Zealand’s state-owned rail operator.LSG NZ will cater three of KiwiRail’s scenic train services known as “The Great Journeys of New Zealand”, which started with the “TranzAlpine” from September 18th, 2020. “KiwiRail cannot be influenced by ministers in their tender process, and must follow government procurement rules, which at this time do not allow them to discriminate against foreign-owned companies.” Obviously government procurement rules have to be followed, but this is a bit awkward for Peters who has promoted New Zealand business. Regards. KiwiRail uses Heroku, NetScaler, KiwiRail, KiwiRail, KiwiRail and 18 other products. New Zealand Railways Corporation is the state-owned enterprise that owns the land beneath KiwiRail's railway network on behalf of the Crown. Written off/retired locos. Successful. KiwiRail is a State-Owned Enterprise reporting to the New Zealand Government as shareholder. For more information on the closures and your alternatives, visit AT.govt.nz/railclosures See More. KiwiRail is being taken to the Employment Relations Authority for choosing a Chinese firm over its own staff to carry out locomotive repairs. This prompted the then opposition New Zealand Labour Party to launch a campaign called "Save Rail". Look forward to hearing from you. The competing New Zealand and overseas tenders were reportedly “very, very close” but cost played a determining factor. This page was last edited on 26 January 2021, at 00:23. Response by KiwiRail to trainlover67 on November 14, 2017. It also provides infrastructure and engineering services for maintaining and improving the rail and ferry networks. Rail Europe, Inc. was a North American distributor of European rail products, providing point-to-point tickets and rail passes for European rail travel. Workshops at Addington (Christchurch), East Town (Wanganui) and Otahuhu (Auckland) were closed. In 1985 NZRC began a major corporate restructuring program, transforming the old functionally based branch structure into three core business groups: In 1986, the Corporation became a state-owned enterprise under the State-Owned Enterprises Act 1986. Wednesday, 16 December 2020, 1:34 pm | KiwiRail. Under the Act, KiwiRail has up to 20 working days from the date of receiving your request to … The Land Transport (Rail) Legislation Act 2020 (the Rail Act) came into force on 1 July 2020. KiwiRail owns kiwirail.co.nz and 10 other domains What applications does KiwiRail operate? By separating out infrastructure from rail operations, then the track, signalling and train control can be opened to other interested parties who are interested in operating freight and/or passenger rail services through track access fees. Interislander is a road and rail ferry service across New Zealand's Cook Strait, between Wellington in the North Island and Picton in the South Island.It is owned and operated by state-owned rail operator KiwiRail.Three roll-on roll-off (RORO) vessels operate the 50-nautical-mile (93 km; 58 mi) route, taking about three hours to complete the crossing. They’re trouble, but they’re awesome. The Company offers services such as stevedoring, warehousing, passenger and cargo transport, freight forwarding, and shipbuilding services. [22] Wellington railway station and Social Hall buildings were transferred to KiwiRail in January 2017. Purchased by KiwiRail and delivered in 2010, these are the first brand new locomotives to be introduced since the DF class over 30 years previously. 16 KiwiRail jobs may go. See insights on KiwiRail including office locations, competitors, revenue, financials, executives, subsidiaries and more at Craft. Rail Europe claimed a history of doing business in North America dating back to the 1930s, long before Rail Europe itself was founded. These upgrades, along with other projects around the country, followed years of under-investment in the rail infrastructure. By 1989 large operating losses and interest had generated a debt of $1.2 billion.[3][5]. New Zealand Railways Corporation (NZRC) is the state-owned enterprise that owns the land beneath KiwiRail's railway network on behalf of the Crown. Subject: RE: Official Information request - Does KiwiRail pay rates on vacant land it owns? Railway exhibition in city . The Corporation has existed under a number of guises since 1982, when the old New Zealand Railways Department was corporatised followed by deregulation of the land transport sector. Cityline bus services were sold to various purchasers. KiwiRail management is today expected to announce a final decision on the number of jobs it will cut, at a meeting with delegates of the Rail and Maritime Transport Union (RMTU) in Wellington. Branding initially remained unchanged, except that suburban passenger trains were rebranded Cityrail. KiwiRail is focussed on delivering a new ferry terminal at Kaiwharawhara within four years to support the new Interislander ferries, that provide a crucial economic and … An overhaul could be on the cards for KiwiRail with the Government announcing it will launch a review of the state-owned rail company. KIWIRAIL IS A New Zealand Government-owned enterprise which owns and operates New Zealand’s rail transportation network and the between-Island ferry service. [12] The purchase was completed on 1 July 2008 and the company renamed KiwiRail. SOEs are also required to be good employers and to exhibit a sense of social responsibility. Railfreight (later Railfreight Systems), combining rail and road freight and including all rail engineering functions; the Passenger Business Group, consisting of New Zealand Railways Road Services passenger and parcels operations, later branded. Kiwirail as an operator can be government owned or a joint government/private partnership or sold as a non-government business. Kiwirail having there own wee problems not so long ago and the rail infrastructure on its knees right now needs to bleed every dollar it can out of these transport stimulus packages to try and resurrect our rail. 17K likes. From complex overhead line replacement works in the approaches to Wellington Railway Station to extensive re-sleepering activity in tunnels and at level crossings, here’s a snapshot of what KiwiRail crews and contractors were busy doing in the Wellington region over the Christmas period. [16] In 2011 the ONTRACK brand was dropped and renamed KiwiRail Infrastructure,[17] a division of KiwiRail (although ONTRACK Infrastructure Limited continued to be directly owned by NZRC). It also provides infrastructure and engineering services for maintaining and improving the rail and ferry networks. They are held in equal proportions by the Minister of Finance and the Minister for State Owned Enterprises. [10] ONTRACK began Project DART, a major $600 million upgrade of Auckland's suburban railway network, and the Wellington Regional Rail Program (WRRP) to upgrade parts of Wellington's suburban network. Speedlink Parcels was sold to New Zealand Post, and InterCity bus services were sold in 1991 to InterCity Group, a group of four of the country's largest private coach companies – Ritchies Coachlines, Tranzit, PTL Route Services and Nelson SBL. Kiwirail Ltd. provides transportation services. Many of these assets were written down by the Government, for $830 million. “KiwiRail is a large, busy and complex business,” says its CEO Peter Reidy. Auckland Transport . Kiwirail’s future as a commercial state-owned enterprise (SOE) may be numbered in the wake of the impact of the Covid pandemic, a government document … A separate deal transferred ownership of the Auckland metropolitan rail network from Tranz Rail to the Government in 2001. During the 1980s NZRC faced many business challenges, such as the growth of competition from road freight operators following the deregulation of the land transport industry from 1983 by the repeal of the Transport Licensing Act 1931. [14], Initially, KiwiRail and ONTRACK were both separate companies owned by NZRC. It was all aboard at the Dunedin Railway Station on Saturday, when a rail exhibition rolled into the city. Request to KiwiRail by Brent Hubbard. December 29, 2020 at 7:00 PM. The topic suits its own article. Currently the most powerful diesel locomotive in New Zealand, the class mainly sees service in the upper North Island on heavy freight trains. Louise Jago | … ONTRACK's railway infrastructure and employees were then transferred to KiwiRail in 2008, which itself was initially a subsidiary of the Corporation. [9], From 1 July 2004 NZRC assumed the Crown's responsibilities under the National Rail Access Agreement and adopted the trading name ONTRACK. Railway land has some non-rateable status: Land occupied by the New Zealand Railways Corporation, or by a railway operator, that is— (a) part of... Treasury and WorleyParsons advice on locomtives repalcement fleet. In 1986, the Corporation became a State-owned enterprise, required to make a … KiwiRail Holdings Limited (KiwiRail) is a limited liability company incorporated under the Companies Act 1993 and a state owned enterprise (SOE) under the State Owned Enterprises Act 1986. … Most of this expense is in purchasing new locomotives to replace aging stock. Ownership of the railway corridor underneath the tracks remained with NZRC, which managed the lease of the land to New Zealand Rail Limited. These include the famous TranzAlpine Train, which cuts through the heart of the Southern Alps. KiwiRail is struggling to be the answer to freight logjam woes. --Lholden 06:47, 17 July 2010 (UTC) I've edited the article pending the move. For further information: www.kiwirail.co.nz Definition. The meeting between KiwiRail’s executive, CentrePort – the company that owns Wellington's port – and Greater Wellington Regional Council was reportedly a tense one. They are held in equal proportions by the Minister of Finance and the Minister for State Owned Enterprises. In May 1984 they consultants reported back to the Muldoon National government. Good morning Brent We acknowledge receipt of the below Official Information Act 1982 request. NZRC was established to enable KiwiRail to obtain the commercial benefit of railway land and to support the Crown’s investment in rail operations. KiwiRail Holdings Limited (KiwiRail) is a limited liability company incorporated under the Companies Act 1993 and a state owned enterprise (SOE) under the State Owned Enterprises Act 1986. [18], On 31 October 2011, KiwiRail proposed splitting its land and rail corridor assets from its rail operation assets. It took over the operations of the department from 1 April 1982. KiwiRail’s Interislander ferries – Kaitaki and Aratere, which it owns, and the leased Kaiarahi – are not expected to have cataclysmic failures as they age, he says. Nature of data. State-owned enterprise KiwiRail owns and operates New Zealand's rail networks, including the InterIslander ferry transport service. KiwiRail Holdings Limited. For further information: www.kiwirail.co.nz [8], For the first time since 1990, the New Zealand Railways Corporation owned the entire New Zealand railway network, acquired from Toll for $1. Does KiwiRail pay rates on vacant land it owns? 48 locomotives are planned, with 40 currently in service. Brian Corban was appointed to the KiwiRail Board as Deputy Chair in July 2018, and as Chair in July 2019. This article should now be moved to "KiwiRail Network", since (according to the latest RailFan) the company has now been renamed. The NZRC was created as a statutory corporation by the New Zealand Railways Corporation Act 1981 from the New Zealand Railways Department. KiwiRail Focuses On New Ferry Terminal At Kaiwharawhara. New Zealand Railways Corporation (NZRC) is the state-owned enterprise that owns the land beneath KiwiRail's railway network on behalf of the Crown. Details of the Government's $1 billion KiwiRail boost have emerged, including the replacement of old engines and container wagons. … Like the Railways Department that preceded it, the Corporation had a responsible Minister, the Minister of Railways. Rail deaths and injuries by type. The Corporation retained ownership of the land beneath the railway network, and charged a nominal rental to New Zealand Rail, which was privatised in 1993, and renamed Tranz Rail in 1995. New Zealand Railways Corporation - Wikipedia The North Auckland Line is currently under review as part of KiwiRail's turnaround plan. shelters, lighting, signage, PA and CCTV). The principal objective of every SOE is to operate as a successful business and to be as profitable and efficient as comparable businesses that are not owned by the Crown. Purchased by KiwiRail and delivered in 2010, these are the first brand new locomotives to be introduced since the DF class over 30 years previously. [9] For the subsequent periods the track access charges were to be renegotiated, along with the commitment by the Government and Toll to further investment in the rail network. As part of Toll's acquisition of Tranz Rail, the Government re-acquired the rail track infrastructure from Toll and signed the National Rail Access Agreement. Issue Number Prepared (P), Reviewed (R), Amended (A) Approved by Date of Approval One P J O’Connell (P) WJ Peet 15 January 2009 Two P J O’Connell (R, A) JG Quinn 4 September 2009 . You can discover more on the KiwiRail website. Quantity Size Find out more about container types . Railway exhibition in city. On 31 January 2007 Toll stated that[11] "...the discussions with the Crown on a long term sustainable access regime have generally been positive", but "Toll NZ is still concerned that the Crown appears to be unwilling to recognise the inequality of the funding support between road and rail and the need to adopt a more commercial approach to track access management". The Corporation closed a number of unprofitable branch lines, including: Older and smaller classes of locomotives were withdrawn and scrapped, including the DE class, DI class, DJ class, DB class, and the DA class. I tried to climb a coconut tree but I’m not great at that. [10], ONTRACK and Toll NZ were in dispute about track access fees from mid-2006 and an independent arbitrator, Bill Wilson QC, was called in to resolve the issues. "I’m originally from Auckland but I’ve been up here for 18 years, and with KiwiRail for 10 years. Greg Miller is Chief Executive Officer at Kiwirail Ltd. See Greg Miller's compensation, career history, education, & memberships. Stronger Connections - Better New Zealand | KiwiRail is proud to be the backbone of New Zealand’s integrated transport network as well as one of the country’s biggest tourism operators and most significant property owners and developers. KiwiRail is the major sponsor of TrackSAFE NZ. KiwiRail . Annotated by Marcus Cook on May 25, 2018. Nature of data. The Rail Act amends the Land Transport Management Act 2003 (the LTMA) and the Land Transport Act 1998 to implement a new long-term planning and funding system for the heavy rail track network owned by KiwiRail. NZRC was also tasked with disposing of the remaining surplus railway land. The railway network comprises a main trunk line spanning both islands via roll-on, roll-off ferries and branch lines linking most towns. In 1986, the Corporation became a State-owned enterprise, required to make a profit. 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