KiwiRail pleased with early Northland studies

Gavin Evans
Thu, 31 Jan 2019

By Gavin Evans Jan. 31 (BusinessDesk) - KiwiRail says it is pleased with work undertaken to date on a potential extension of its rail network to Northport at Marsden Point. The firm began geotechnical work in late October on a route for a 20-kilometre spur line from Oakleigh, running east toward Marsden Point. The final drilling was completed today and further exploration work will continue this year, acting chief executive Todd Moyle said in a statement. “Our investigations have focused on areas where the most significant engineeri...

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