How a visual cross-discipline collaboration software is enabling efficient delivery of New Zealand rail upgrade projects.
New Zealand’s rail transport system has connected people and goods around the country for more than 150 years. KiwiRail is in the midst of a transformation following a Government investment of more than $4 billion since 2017. This funding is enabling KiwiRail to deliver more than just physical assets, as the capital projects create an opportunity to also transform the way KiwiRail works.
The New Zealand Government outlined its 10-year vision for rail through the NZ Rail Plan. This also represents a historic change in the way the rail network is planned and funded in New Zealand. In July 2021, the first Rail Network Investment Programme (RNIP) came into effect which sees Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency fund rail infrastructure from the National Land Transport Fund (NLTF), providing a long-term pipeline of infrastructure investment. Continue here