Heriot-Edievale.Com (Trading as Heriot-Edievale Limited)

Public Transport, Rail and Freight Advisory / Consultancy

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Named after two small towns once connected by rail in West Otago, New Zealand, Heriot-Edievale.Com is a New Zealand Rail Transport commentary and information website.


We provide a Resources and Reports webpage on topical areas of interest in Australasian Transport and also an informative Transport / Rail Blog on emerging Transport issues. We have a special focus on the New Zealand Rail sector.

Our Mission:


"Fast Tracking To Our Future"

Check out our Resources and Reports page

Most Recent Postings To Website: 

KEY DOCUMENT - Heriot-Edievale supporting presentation to Parliamentary Select Committee Inquiry Into Inter-regional Passenger Rail - Click here - 24 November 2022 


KEY DOCUMENT - Heriot-Edievale Submission to Parliamentary Inquiry Into Inter-regional Passenger Rail - Click here - 1 November 2022


KEY DOCUMENT - Heriot-Edievale Submission to Parliamentary Inquiry Inter-Regional Passenger Rail Supporting Document - Click here - 1 November 2022 


KEY DOCUMENT - Kiwi Rail 2022 Annual Integrated Report - Click here - 1 November 2022


KEY DOCUMENT - Kiwi Rail Statement Of Corporate Intent 2023-2025 - Click here - 1 November 2022


KEY DOCUMENT - KiwiRail report on BoP Tauranga Potential Metro Rail Services - 2020 - Click here - 1 November 2022


KEY DOCUMENT - BoP  Passenger and Freight Rail Report - May 2019 - Click here - 1 November 2022 


KEY DOCUMENT - Presentation To RTSA on the Future Of Regional and Long Distance Passenger Rail in New Zealand - 

Click here - 15 June 2022


KEY DOCUMENT - Article In March 2022 CILT Magazine on The Future Of Regional and Long Distance Passenger Rail In New Zealand by Michael van Drogenbroek - Click here - 14 June 2022


KEY DOCUMENT - Making Rail Work - A community's proposal  for the reintroduction of an intercity passenger rail link to Tauranga - Tarakin Global - Click here - 22 May 2022


KEY DOCUMENT - Lower North Island Regional Passenger Rail Rolling Stock Business Case - Click here - 20 May 2022


KEY DOCUMENT - Road and Rail - Delivering for New Zealand (Ia Ara Aotearoa Transporting New Zealand - Formerly Road Transport Forum -  NZ Truck Lobby Group) - Click here - 14 February 2022


KEY DOCUMENT - Auckland Light Rail Indicative Business Case - Click here - 14 February 2022


KEY DOCUUMET - Auckland Light Rail Decision  - Cabinet Decision Paper - Click here14 February 2022


KEY DOCUMENT - NZ Southerner Train Viability Report To Justify Closure - Click here - Original from 2001 - 10 February 2022 


KEY DOCUMENT - Kiwi Rail 2021 Annual Integrated Report - Click here - 28 October 2021


KEY DOCUMENT - Cabinet Briefing Future of Rail and Track Access Charges - Click here - 28 October 2021


KEY DOCUMENT - Kiwi Rail Statement Of Corporate Intent 2022 - 2024 - Click here - 3 September 2021


KEY DOCUMENT - New Zealand Rail Network Investment Programme  - Final 2021 - Click here - 8 July 2021


KEY DOCUMENT - New Zealand Rail Plan - Final 2021 - Click here - 6 May 2021


KEY DOCUMENT - The Value Of Rail In New Zealand - Click here - 6 May 2021


KEY DOCUMENT - Cabinet Briefing On New Zealand Rail Plan - Click here - 6 May  2021


KEY DOCUMENT - Kiwi Rail 2021 Half Year Integrated Report - Click here - 10 April 2021


KEY DOCUMENT - Kiwi Rail 2020 Annual Integrated Report - Click here - 10 April 2021

KEY DOCUMENT - Kiwi Rail Statement Of Corporate Intent 2021 - 2023 - Click here - 28 October 2020

KEY DOCUMENT - Business Case - Hamilton to Auckland Stage 1 Regional Passenger Rail - Click here - 25 August 2020

KEY DOCUMENT - Hamilton - Auckland Public Transport Demand Study - Click here - 25 August 2020

KEY DOCUMENT - Preliminary Business Case Hamilton - Auckland Fast Rail - Click here - 25 August 2020

KEY DOCUMENT - Hamilton - Auckland Fast Rail (Cabinet Advice) - Click here - 25 August 2020

NEWS - We have restarted our Public Transport, Rail and Freight Advisory / Consultancy business trading as Heriot-Edievale Limited - See Blog Post Here - 17 August 2020

KEY DOCUMENT - Feasibility Report On Proposed Hokitika to Westport Passenger Train - Click here - 2 August 2020

KEY DOCUMENT - TÅ«ranga ki Wairoa Rail - Feasibility study into reinstatement of Wairoa - Gisborne rail line - (BERL Report) - Click here - 16 December 2019

KEY DOCUMENT - Upper North Island Supply Chain Strategy - Click here - 16 December 2019

(See "Resources and Reports" for more details)

KEY DOCUMENT - Keep Cities Moving (Public Transport - NZTA) - Click here - 16 December 2019

KEY DOCUMENT - Papers Release On North Island Rapid Passenger Rail - Click here - 16 December 2019

KEY DOCUMENT - Government Advice - Additional Regional Passenger Rail - Click here - 16 December 2019

KEY DOCUMENT - Public Transport In 2045 - Click here - 16 December 2019

KEY DOCUMENT - The Draft New Zealand Rail Plan - Click here - 13 December 2019

KEY DOCUMENT - New Zealand Government Advice On Future Of Rail - Click here - 13 December 2019

KEY DOCUMENT - Northland Rail Business Case - Click here - 13 December 2019

KEY DOCUMENT - Kiwi Rail Statement Of Corporate Intent 2020 - 2022 - Click here - 13 December 2019

KEY DOCUMENT - Kiwi Rail 2019 Annual Integrated Report - Click here - 13 December 2019

KEY DOCUMENT - Kiwi Rail - Third Main Business Case - Wiri - Westfield - Click here - 24 February 2018

KEY DOCUMENT - The Economic Value Of Rail In New Zealand - EY Report - Click here- 27 November 2017