Aucklanders' dream of light rail is back on track

Staff reporters
Wed, 31 Mar 2021

Staff reporters
Wed, 31 Mar 2021

Light rail concept: Will Auckland finally get into gear?

Transport minister Michael Wood has unveiled his next steps in getting light rail back on track in Auckland, forming an "establishment unit" to progress a plan already seven years in the making.While the unit hasn't quite got off the ground, what seems to have been decided, is that light rail will be delivered either as a subset of the City Rail Link or as part of a new joint venture with Auckland Council.In resurrecting the 2017 failed election promise to build a rail line to run initially between the CBD and Mt Roskill and then,...

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