Auton to pilot Auckland light rail planning

Staff reporters
Fri, 23 Apr 2021

Leigh Auton, new chair of fast track rail programme
Leigh Auton, new chair of fast track rail programme
Staff reporters
Fri, 23 Apr 2021
Former Manukau City Council chief executive Leigh Auton will chair Auckland's light rail establishment unit and has 11 months to get the city to Māngere rail line moving.It's a tall order for a project that has taken almost seven years to get any traction after Auckland Transport developed a roll out plan in 2014. Transport minister Michael Wood has tasked  Auton and the unit to develop a six-month work programme, involving partnering with Māori, engaging with stakeholders and communities, developing a business case and determ...

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