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NZTA Say Rail Not Ruled Out, Or In

A couple of stories on North Shore Rail popped up yesterday. The first was from Stuff / Auckland Now: NZTA Auckland regional director Ernst Zollner says Pitches is “misleading” people. Rail hasn’t been ruled-out, he says. Although harbour crossing route protection work is underway, NZTA doesn’t know precisely when it will be needed or what[…]

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North Shore Rail Campaign Launched

The Campaign for Better Transport has launched this website – northshorerail.nz – in support of extending rail to¬†the North Shore of Auckland. The CBT is convinced that the next crossing of the Waitemata should be for¬†electrified rail, but plans are already under way for two three-lane tunnels for general traffic, costing in excess of $4bn[…]