Sep 17 2019
Chronology of Hamilton - Auckland Passenger Train service supplied by Hamilton Resident.
Sep 17 2019
Hamilton fund $25k for business case to add more stops to Auckland rail connection.
So Hamilton is now funding Auckland transport. Interesting the cost is the equivelant to a pensioner annual income.
Sep 4 2019
Startup costs of Hamilton to Auckland passenger rail service jumps $13m
Sep 1 2019
Are there really people living in Hamilton working in Central Auckland waiting to use the train to get to work?
I travelled to Auckland last Friday leaving Hamilton at 6.30am and was in my client’s office near Victoria Park overlooking Auckland harbour by 9am. It cost me $16. How?
The Skip bus service. It has to go on to Whangarei to get enough passengers to use it. 16 passengers left Hamilton, two alighted at Manukau and at least six were destined to Whangarei. No one looked like they were working in Auckland. From the hype, I had expected hordes of people and a crowded bus.
It was quick, comfortable and efficient.
Comment from Ratepayer
Establishing a passenger rail service between Hamilton and Auckland is a transformational project for the Waikato region.
Aug 27 2019
Hamilton City Council: Construction to start on Rotokauri Transport Hub
Aug 25 2019
Waikato Regional Councillor declares "no business case at all". Decisions made on emotion.
Aug 23 2019
Government funding for Hamilton to Auckland rail service confirmed
May 20 2019
Hamilton to Auckland train service to give commuters a choice, says Transport Minister Phil Twyford
Introduction to Regional Rapid Rail