We recently received an update from the NZTA on when to expect consultation on the new harbour crossing. Previously we had been told that consultation would be taking place about now, however NZTA are now saying: Current timeframes have moved slightly to what was previously suggested. We are planning to share an indicative design with[…]
Our online petition at change.org is close to 1,000 signatures! Spread the word about rail to the North Shore so we can break through this milestone and on to the next. Every signature helps demonstrate the popular support we know this project has!
The North Shore Rail campaign is off to a steady start. We’ve been running the campaign for a little over a week now, and already 750 supporters have signed the petition for rail first across the Waitemata Harbour. There’s been a heap of comments along with the signatures; here are just a few of them:[…]
Central Government has finally come to the party with the announcement today from the Prime Minister in his State of the Nation speech: It’s become clear that we need to provide certainty for other planned CBD developments affected by the Rail Link. This means we see merit in starting the project sooner. So I can[…]
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[…]
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[…]