December 12, 2012

Refurbished Tranz Alpine service launched in New Zealand

Written by  Richard Worrall
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KIWIRAIL has launched its refurbished Tranz Alpine passenger train which has been re-equipped with new passenger coaches built at the Hillside workshops in Dunedin.

The train operates on KiwiRail's flagship long-distance passenger service between Christchurch and Greymouth. The new coaches feature panoramic windows, air-conditioning and a real-time passenger information system incorporating video screens throughout the train.

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