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Monster Gobbles Real Rail Funding

Monday, 23 May 2022, 7:00 am | The Rail Advocacy Collective

The City Centre to Mangere light rail project is set to gobble anything from $15 -$30 billion of funding when that money could be better spent elsewhere. TRAC national coordinator Niall Robertson says, “The light rail monster will gobble up so much ... More >>

Broken Public Transport System

Monday, 16 May 2022, 7:22 pm | The Rail Advocacy Collective

The Rail Advocacy Collective (TRAC) is calling for an overhaul of public transport systems in New Zealand and the establishment of a national public transport authority. TRAC is disappointed that in the latest Emissions Reduction Plan announcement from ... More >>

Road Transport Threatened By Rail Development

Wednesday, 13 April 2022, 6:23 am | The Rail Advocacy Collective

The Rail Advocacy Collective (TRAC) applauds the reinstatement of the Northern Explorer and the Coastal Pacific trains to their former routes. However, we still think of this as a very small step in the redevelopment of long distance railway public transport, ... More >>

Road Transport Threatened By Rail Development

Monday, 14 February 2022, 3:32 pm | The Rail Advocacy Collective

The trucking industry has commissioned a report from Ia Ara Aotearoa Transporting New Zealand, favouring trucking as a form of transport at the expense of rail. Spokesperson Nick Legget points to road safety, congestion and environmental damage as “second ... More >>

Press Release From TRAC

Friday, 17 December 2021, 2:27 pm | The Rail Advocacy Collective

The Rail Advocacy Collective(TRAC) is disappointed that KiwiRail Ltd are to end the long service of operating train services between Auckland and Wellington and Christchurch and Picton. The North Island service has a long history of over 100 ... More >>

 
 
 
 
 

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