Aucklanders' dream of light rail is back on track

Staff reporters
Wed, 31 Mar 2021

Light rail concept: Will Auckland finally get into gear?
Light rail concept: Will Auckland finally get into gear?
Staff reporters
Wed, 31 Mar 2021
Transport minister Michael Wood has unveiled his next steps in getting light rail back on track in Auckland, forming an "establishment unit" to progress a plan already seven years in the making.While the unit hasn't quite got off the ground, what seems to have been decided, is that light rail will be delivered either as a subset of the City Rail Link or as part of a new joint venture with Auckland Council.In resurrecting the 2017 failed election promise to build a rail line to run initially between the CBD and Mt Roskill and then,...

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