KiwiRail begins geo-tech studies for Northport spur line

Gavin Evans
Thu, 25 Oct 2018

By Gavin Evans Oct. 26 (BusinessDesk) - KiwiRail will today begin geotechnical investigations along part of the route of the proposed rail link to Northport. The work will begin at Mata Hill on the route of the 20-kilometre spur line mooted from Oakleigh east toward Marsden Point. It will involve boring to depths of 30 metres for rock sampling and analysis. “We’ve held a designation for this rail spur for several years and are very pleased to be now taking steps to determine how the line would be built,” KiwiRail acting chief executive...

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