Videos are filmed each day on the field trip and edited each night. They are linked here during the field trip.
1. Safety at Rail Crossings
Morningside railway station is on the Western Line of the Auckland Railway Network. This video explores important level crossing safety messages for both pedestrians and motorists.
2. Staying Safe Around Trains
Britomart Station is Auckland's major transportation hub. Explore key safety features inside the Britomart platform and consider the benefits of travelling by rail.
3. Monitoring the Train Network
Get a behind the scenes look at the train operations centre located within Britomart station. Here you will get an idea about how the Auckland train network is monitored.
Wednesday and Thursday
Travel back in time!
On Wednesday August 12, Auckland went into Alert Level 3 because of COVID19. Sadly this meant we have had to fly out of Auckland back to our hometowns in Aotearoa. So, we are going to travel back in time to our 2019 Rail Safety online field trip! Here we'll visit the Wellington Train Control Centre, look at how trains move around the country and explore the future of transport. There is much to learn more about our innovative rail network and rail safety.
1. Train Control
Come into the KiwiRail Train Control Centre and see how technology is used to track and manage trains across New Zealand's rail network.
2. Meet Kelly Huntley, Train Controller for KiwiRail
Meet Kelly Huntley - Train Controller for KiwiRail.
3. Rail safety chat with train driver
Take a look around the cab of an electric train. Talk to a Locomotive Engineer and find out how you can help keep our rail network safe.
4. Train driver training simulator
See how a train simulator works and how it is used to help train new locomotive engineers.
5. Crossing railway tracks safely
Meet students from St Theresa's School. Discover how these students keep on track with their learning and see how to cross a level crossing safely.
6. Rail service control centre
Take a look around the service control centre where Wellington's passenger trains are monitored. Find out how security is maintained throughout the network.