All maps are licensed for re-use under Creative Commons Attribution Share-Alike NZ 3.0. Take a look at our country's highlights with this interactive New Zealand map. A beginner's guide to train travel in New Zealand, with Kiwi Rail Tranz-Scenic train timetalbles, fares, practical train information and accounts of the journeys with photos, including Wellington to Picton, Blenheim, Kaikoura & Christchurch on the Interislander Ferry & "Coastal Pacific" (previously TranzCoastal) train, and bus connections for Queenstown, Dunedin and Invercargill. New Zealand Rail Maps Home Page. Our other rail … Or, with a multi-day Scenic Rail Pass, you can hop on and off to explore attractions along the way. NZ Rail Maps - Main Site. Other New Zealand train trips. The length of the network peaked at more than 5,500 kilometres in 1953. New Zealand Rail Maps provides free high-quality maps of the national railway network of New Zealand. Download a map Download and print the New Zealand Touring Map to see information on each of the regions in New Zealand and 16 themed highways. For more information about the maps project choose one of the links below. The pass is also a convenient way to combine several of New Zealand’s great train trips into the rail journey of a lifetime. NZ Rail Maps - Blog This map shows New Zealand’s rail network between 1880 and 1940. From the late 1950s branch lines closed, and by the 2000s, there were less than 4,000 kilometres of railway lines.