New Zealand Railway Radio Frequencies

Warning: It may be an offence to divulge what you hear to anyone who is not a party to a transmission.

The following radio frequencies (MHz) may be used by railways in New Zealand (FM unless specified AM):

153.45625 Ch 1 Road (driver to guard/shunter), CTCSS A11 / 173.8 Hz
153.73125 Ch 2 Train to dispatcher
151.95000 Ch 2 Dispatcher to train
153.83125 Ch 3 Train to dispatcher
152.05000 Ch 3 Dispatcher to train
154.13125 Ch 4 Train to dispatcher
152.35000 Ch 4 Dispatcher to train
152.88750 Ch 5 Track
153.81875 152.03750 Ch 6, CTCSS A11 / 173.8 Hz
153.84375 152.06250 Ch 7, CTCSS A11 / 173.8 Hz
154.14375 152.36250 Ch 8, CTCSS A11 / 173.8 Hz
153.73125 151.95000 Ch 9, CTCSS B15 / 225.7 Hz
153.83125 152.05000 Ch 10, CTCSS B15 / 225.7 Hz
154.13125 152.35000 Ch 11, CTCSS B15 / 225.7 Hz
153.81875 152.03750 Ch 12, CTCSS B15 / 225.7 Hz
153.84375 152.06250 Ch 13, CTCSS B15 / 225.7 Hz
154.14375 152.36250 Ch 14, CTCSS B15 / 225.7 Hz
153.45625 Ch 15 Train, CTCSS B15 / 225.7 Hz
150.88750 Ch 16 Track, CTCSS B15 / 225.7 Hz
425.150 420.1375 Dispatcher link
425.650 420.6375 Dispatcher link
429.875 424.8625 Dispatcher link
453.3625 Yard (Rail Ferry shunting?)
453.4375 Yard (Westfield?)
453.4875 Yard
453.5125 Yard (Wellington?)
453.5625 Yard
84.5375 MofW - Low power - AM
85.71875 81.750 MofW - AM - Mobile telephone (Auckland?)
85.73125 81.7625 MofW - AM - Mobile telephone (Christchurch?)
86.21875 82.250 MofW - AM - Mobile telephone (Palmerston North?)
86.21875 82.3125 MofW - AM - Mobile telephone
86.33125 82.3625 MofW - AM - Mobile telephone
86.56875 82.600 MofW - AM - Mobile telephone (Dunedin?)
86.88125 82.9125 MofW - AM - Mobile telephone (Wellington?)
86.96875 83.000 MofW - AM - Mobile telephone (Te Awamutu?)
87.15625 83.1875 MofW - AM - Mobile telephone (Ohakune?)
87.19375 83.225 MofW - AM - Mobile telephone (Palmerston North?)
87.29375 83.325 MofW - AM - Mobile telephone (Taihape?)
87.44375 83.475 MofW - AM - Mobile telephone (Taumarunui?)
87.58125 83.6125 MofW - AM - Mobile telephone (Te Rapa?)
87.66875 83.700 MofW - AM - Mobile telephone (Hawkes Bay?)

Source: The Compendium of American Railroad Radio Frequencies, 14th Edition by Gary L. Sturm and Mark J. Landgraf, ISBN 0-89024-304-2. Updated with channels 5-16, 15th Aug 2012.

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