Auckland-Hamilton commuter rail service on the cards for March 2020

Pattrick Smellie
Thu, 15 Nov 2018

By Pattrick Smellie Nov. 15 (BusinessDesk) - A daily commuter rail service between Auckland and Hamilton is a step closer following the release of a New Zealand Transport Agency business plan outlining a service that could start in election year. The $57.7 million budget would cover three years' operation of a peak-hour service heading to Auckland in the morning and back to Hamilton in peak-hour in the evening. It would start in March 2020 with four carriages capable of carrying 150 passengers each way, with capacity for a fifth carriage...

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