No Likelihood Of Commuter Passenger Trains In Greater Christchurch For Another Generation

As is abundantly clear this site is a champion of local commuter rail services in Greater Christchurch. This issue came to the fore in the current generation when the Labour government offered $100 million to establish a commuter rail service between Christchurch and Rolleston prior to the 2017 election. The promise, however, has turned out… Continue reading No Likelihood Of Commuter Passenger Trains In Greater Christchurch For Another Generation

CCC Public Transport Fails Continue

UPDATE: Since the Annual Plan consultation process was completed it has been announced that the Riccarton bus lounge will stay open. CCC is now constructing new bus shelters at Eastgate Mall in Linwood Ave. This is called a bus hub and is supposed to be a better solution for bus passengers and residents yet fails… Continue reading CCC Public Transport Fails Continue

Level Crossing Accident at Saunders Road, Marton

At about 3:30 pm on Thursday 13 May, a level crossing accident occurred at Saunders Road, which is at 185.0 km on the North Island Main Trunk, therefore being 4.5 km north of Marton. The accident involved a truck and a southbound freight train and has resulted in the death of the truck driver. Subsequently… Continue reading Level Crossing Accident at Saunders Road, Marton