The Secretary for Transport, Peter Mersi says a significant milestone towards the delivery of Auckland Light Rail has been achieved with both NZTA and NZ Infra submitting Proposals for evaluation.
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The Government has today announced a major package of reforms to heavy rail, as well as $1.042 billion as the first instalment to support a 10-year programme of investment in the rail system. This is a major milestone in The Future of Rail Project, a cross-agency project we have led for more than a year now.
The Government and Auckland Council have signed a Heads of Agreement, under which the Government will fund 50 percent of Auckland's City Rail Link.
The latest report covering rail safety statistics is now available.
KiwiRail will receive $94 million for the 2013/14 financial year as part of the government’s ongoing commitment to the rail business’ Turnaround Plan.
KiwiRail has announced that it will continue to operate the Capital Connection rail service between Palmerston North and Wellington for another two years.