New Zealand Railway Documents

We have accumulated a vast amount of information from archive sources

Some documents that may be of interest:

Heritage Listings

All rail-related items recorded or listed by territorial authorities, NZHPT, DoC, IPENZ and RHTNZ. Includes all items in our Rail Heritage Register

Heritage listings (PDF Format)
Heritage listings (Excel format)

NZR Bulletin Index

An index to the NZR Staff Bulletin, which has lots of items of interest to railway enthusiasts
NZR Bulletin Index (PDF)

NZR Mileage Table 1957

Opening & closing dates for all sections of line. NZR official publication
Mileage Table (PDF)

Station Opening and Closing Dates

Opening & closing dates for all stations. Prepared by Juliet Scoble
Date and Names (PDF)

Station Archive

Snippets about NZR locations. Prepared by Juliet Scoble
Station Archive (Excel)

Every attempt has been made to ensure accuracy, but at times the limited availability of historical information may have led to unintentional inaccuracies. We appreciate any comments or corrections that will improve the quality of information. Please contact us at:

Rail Heritage Trust of New Zealand
PO Box 593

Ph: 04 498 3089