Puhinui Station Interchange Concept

One of the key public transport projects to be delivered over the next decade is a busway from the Airport to Botany (A2B). While the full busway will take years to be built, some parts, such as an upgraded Puhinui Station and some early bus priority measures are expected to be completed within the next few years.…
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De-electrification cancelled

Some great news yesterday with the government announcing yesterday that the electric locomotives in the central North Island will be refurbished and keep running. The Government is keeping electric locomotives on the North Island Main Trunk Line running to help meet its long term emissions goals and boost the economy.…
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Light Rail: How we got here

Over the last few weeks we’ve seen numerous articles and opinion pieces about Light Rail and the airport. A common and incorrect theme amongst many of them has been the suggestion that the choice to use light rail was a political one and that it’s a vanity project that we can choose not to do or do something different.…
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Private Funding for Penlink?

There was some interesting news late last week with the Auckland Chamber of Commerce announcing it had achieved a “breakthrough” on a funding deal for Penlink An unsolicited bid by an international group to establish a joint venture with a NZ construction company to undertake the Penlink Toll Road Project as a BOOT – Build, Own, Operate, Transfer – has been lodged with the NZ Transport Agency.…
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