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  • Temporary Container Shipping Service For Gisborne Could Become Permanent

    RNZ reports that the Government has contracted a coastal shipping service between Gisborne and Napier due to the ongoing closure of State Highway 2 by Cyclone Gabrielle. The service is expected to operate for up to three months. Gisborne Port primarily handles logs at present and is not permanently equipped to handle containers. However an […]

  • Telephone Road Level Crossing To Close

    Waka Kotahi, Kiwirail and Waikato District Council have jointly announced the closure of Telephone Road Level Crossing, located at 11.08 km on the East Coast Main Trunk Railway between Ruakura and Eureka, to motor vehicle traffic. As referenced in the preceding post, this crossing has been rated dangerous due to a number of factors, including: […]

  • Integrated Safety Assessments For Level Crossings

    To date TSBNZ has spent a fair bit of time looking at level crossing safety. Along the way one of the learnings has been the apparent extent to which the agencies concerned are operating their own systems for managing level crossing safety in isolation from each other and blaming the other for safety problems. The […]

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