Waka Kotahi chips in $2.5m for Christchurch MRT

Waka Kotahi chips in $2.5m for Christchurch MRT
An artist's impression used in the indicative mass rapid transit business case for Christchurch. (Image: Waka Kotahi)
Oliver Lewis
The transport agency, Waka Kotahi, has committed $2.5 million for preparatory works to advance mass rapid transit plans in Christchurch.The Waka Kotahi board endorsed an indicative business case for the project on July 6, a spokeswoman said.The $2.5m was approved to develop the mass rapid transit (MRT) project ahead of a future bid to fund a detailed business case, she added.The relevant councils in the Greater Christchurch area have all endorsed the indicative business case, which details a 22-kilometre route connecting Belfast and Hornby via...

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