City Rail Link: lessons for light rail

City Rail Link: lessons for light rail
The City Rail Link is an underground connection that will improve the capacity of the Auckland rail network. (Image: BusinessDesk)
Oliver Lewis
A review of the multibillion-dollar City Rail Link project has identified several lessons for other planned megaprojects.The Infrastructure Commission - Te Waihanga, released the review it commissioned from experts Graeme Joyce and Peter Spies on Friday.With the government contemplating spending upwards of $30 billion on future mass rapid transit projects, including Auckland light rail, the commission said it was important to learn lessons from the City Rail Link (CRL), particularly around business case processes.As Blake Lepper, the general ma...

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