'I'm pretty worried': Bishop on KiwiRail

'I'm pretty worried': Bishop on KiwiRail
Infrastructure minister Chris Bishop says it's important we get the rail system right. (Image: NZME)
Oliver Lewis
Infrastructure minister Chris Bishop has voiced concerns about KiwiRail and suggested parts of the rail network aren’t economical, something he called a challenge the government needed to work through.Appearing at an infrastructure funding and financing conference convened by Infrastructure New Zealand on Tuesday, Bishop was asked what role he saw rail playing to help meet the infrastructure challenges facing NZ.“It is really important that we get the rail system right,” Bishop said, emphasising the importance of the Auckland...

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