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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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Meet Kelly Huntley, Train Controller for KiwiRail

Meet Kelly Huntley - Train Controller for KiwiRail.

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.

Train driver training simulator

See how a train simulator works and how it is used to help train new locomotive engineers.

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.

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.


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Video question sheet - Word (31k) | PDF (217k) | Google Doc to use for each video (based on SOLO Taxonomy).

Also, experience this trip on Google Earth.

Auckland rail on Google Earth