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 Plan Change 5A Seeks To Reassert Christchurch CBD Primacy

Plan Change 5 is a set of proposed changes to the Christchurch District Plan that are grouped together as a Plan Change activity and are currently being consulted on. In fact, the submissions will close early next week, on Monday 30th November. This leaves very little time for us to put together a submission on… Continue reading CCC Plan Change 5A Seeks To Reassert Christchurch CBD Primacy

NZ First tries to claim moral high ground in airport rail debate

Recently in transport news there has been a lot of debate over the shelving of the Auckland light rail to the airport proposals. Much of that has centred around the role played by NZ First which is implacably opposed to the development, to the extent that their representatives have waged an acromonious campaign throughout the… Continue reading NZ First tries to claim moral high ground in airport rail debate