Napier – Wairoa reopening to handle ‘Wall of Wood’

KiwiRail Freight already deploys its DL class locomotives on timber trains. (Photo: KiwiRail/Steve McElney)

NEW ZEALAND: Timber trains are expected to resume running by the end of this year on part of KiwiRail’s mothballed Napier – Gisborne line in the east of North Island, the operator announced on February 26.

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