New Zealand Rail Maps Project Development Report – May 2022

During the past month the Project has focused, following the mid-April field trip, on completing Volume 11 maps for the Main South Line corridor from Lyttelton to Oamaru and all branch lines thereof. Subject to the adjustment of boundaries referred to in last month’s report, Volume 11 will now start just south of Rolleston, or… Continue reading New Zealand Rail Maps Project Development Report – May 2022

New Zealand Rail Maps Project Development Report – April 2022

Welcome to the New Zealand Rail Maps project development report for April 2022. This month the project has supported the launch of the new Transport Safety Blog NZ site. Whilst this is not directly related to the NZRM project, it is hosted on the same platform and shares common resourcing. It will focus partly on… Continue reading New Zealand Rail Maps Project Development Report – April 2022

NZRM Volume 11: Working Timetable Distances

It has been determined that it is useful and appropriate for NZ Rail Maps to use miles and chains as a measurement unit for the purposes of maps produced in the project. All imperial distances for Volume 11, which covers the Main South Line from Lyttelton to Wingatui and all of its branches, will now… Continue reading NZRM Volume 11: Working Timetable Distances

New Zealand Rail Maps Project Development Report – December 2021

In the past month the key focus of the project has switched to updating Volumes 5 and 6 for the Volumes site, which will be revamped and launched under a new format on 1 January 2022. Volume 6 has received the higher priority because of the recent opening of the double track extension in the… Continue reading New Zealand Rail Maps Project Development Report – December 2021