Port Otago has two dedicated SouthGate rail services, which run between:
All rail bookings and subsequent amendments ex Port Chalmers must be emailed to both Port Otago and Kiwirail by 1500 hours (3pm) the business day before rail ex Port Chalmers is required.
For bookings ex Port Chalmers required on-site Monday, bookings must be made by 1500 hours (3pm) on the Thursday before the containers are required.
Prenotification (prenoting) is a requirement for all containers coming to Port Otago.
Options for electronic prenoting include:
Port Otago’s Customer Services team can help identify your best prenoting option and set you up.