Archive for May, 2012

Qantas cost cutting

Qantas is slashing 500 engineering jobs and closing its heavy maintenance base in Melbourne – one of three in Australia – by August as …

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New, revamped Ellerslie station open

The new, revamped Ellerslie station has been opened following an $8m upgrade, the combined efforts of the NZTA, Auckland Transport and KiwiRail. The improved …

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KiwiRail to use recycled plastic railway sleepers

KiwiRail is going the recycled route with railway sleepers. It has ordered a container load of plastic sleepers made from re-cycled plastic bottles and …

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NZTA launched safety project to eliminate “killer stretch” – SH1

NZTA has launched a safety project to eliminate a “killer stretch” of SH1 on the Kapiti Coast. It is spending $550,000 on 1.9km between …

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Road safety matters

As Associate Minister of Transport, Simon Bridges gets day-to-day oversight of Maritime NZ, the Transport Accident Investigation Commission, land transport rules, road policing, and …

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