The Waltham Mechanical Hub project aims to establish a central maintenance facility for locomotives, passenger carriages, and wagons in Christchurch’s Waltham yard, enhancing South Island operations. By consolidating KiwiRail staff and incorporating specialised equipment, the hub will support the integration of new low-emissions locomotives and overall operational resilience, funded through the Crown Infrastructure Partners Shovel-Ready Fund and recent budgets.
Cutting-edge automated Train Wash: Enhancing Waltham’s Redevelopment.
The newly opened facility employs smart technology for efficient servicing, maintenance, and cleaning of Coastal Pacific and TranzAlpine train carriages, ensuring they’re primed for their next journey
Featuring a patented ‘preheat’ air heating system controlled by environmental sensors, the need for conventional heating elements are eliminated which are known for their high consumption and associated risks.
Additionally, the ffuuss™ one hand dryer contains a water collection tray and a high-quality H13 HEPA filter with a 99.97% efficiency, ensuring a clean and hygienic washroom environment.
The ffuuss™ one redefines user’s washroom experience.