Weekly Roundup 08-Nov-19

Here’s a roundup of some of the stories that have cropped up this week CRL Walkthrough Tickets On Wednesday City Rail Link gave away tickets for a walk though of the tunnels next weekend. However due to the strong demand and an appalling system that would reserve tickets but kept on crashing when you tried to enter your details to secure them, many people including myself were left frustrated by not being able to get any.…
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Weekly Roundup 01-Nov-19

It may have been a short week but there’s still be plenty of transport news. So here’s a bit of a round up of the other stories that have cropped up this week. First new electric train arrives The first of our 15 new electric trains arrived last week AM810 arrived from Spain on via roll-on/roll-off vessel, Hoegh Transporter.…
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Elevated Lines

This is a guest post by Ella Kay. I’m currently staying adjacent to one of Berlin’s U-Bahn lines. I wouldn’t usually notice how proximate I was to a train line (apart from being near enough to a station), but couldn’t avoid noticing it here as the rail line is just below eye level of my fourth floor window.…
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Weekly Roundup 25-Oct-19

It’s certainly been a busy week with all of the light rail news and discussion. So here’s a bit of a round up of the other stories that have cropped up this week. City Rail Link Demolition The area around the Mt Eden station is going to start looking very different as demolition has started in advance of the main construction works.…
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A miracle on High Street

Over the last few days the council have shown that miracles can happen, even if they’re somewhat belated, with High St finally starting to be transformed into a more people friendly space. To tie in with Art Week, the council have implemented the first stage in a trial give more space to pedestrians.…
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ATs Speed Limit change options

After months of delays, next week the Auckland Transport board are set to make a decision on the proposal to change the speed limits on 700km of roads that they consulted on earlier this year. That 700km of roads was largely in rural areas but also included the proposal to make the entire city centre 30km/h.…
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Weekly Roundup 4/10/19

Every week we see a heap of articles about transport. We will cover some of them but a lot we don’t. So I thought it might be a good idea to cover some of these in case you missed them. Let me know what you think as I may make this a regular post.…
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City Centre Motorway ramp numbers

The council are currently consulting on a refresh to the City Centre Masterplan (CCMP). One of the key goals of the CCMP is to make the city centre more people friendly and that means needing to dedicate more space for pedestrians, bikes, scooters and public transport and less for cars.…
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