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Petition Update

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:[…]

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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[…]