Rail

21 Aug 17, 11:42am
Labour pledges to connect Auckland, Hamilton and Tauranga through a rapid rail network, as well as double funding for regional road projects; Green Party commits to providing young people with free public transport
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6 Aug 17, 6:02am
Auckland transport set to be next election campaign battleground as Labour gears up for rail announcement; National's also making moves; Could they end up in agreement come 23 September?
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29 Jul 17, 7:44am
Ben Ross for The Spinoff delves into the business case for greater freight efficiency in South Auckland and says rail destroys roading
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27 May 17, 9:08am
Election 2017 - Party Policies - Transport - Freight and Rail
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27 May 17, 9:07am
Election 2017 - Party Policies - Transport - Public Transport
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30 Nov 16, 4:05pm
RBNZ says Kaikoura quakes could cost NZ$3-8 billion, including up to NZ$3 bln of Govt spend and up to NZ$5 bln of insurance; still confident on economy; says insurers can handle claims
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21 May 16, 7:02am
David Lupton says we need appropriate charges for infrastructure and services so the choices people make do not impose financial burdens on others
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22 Apr 16, 11:08am
The team from NZIER Auckland on the Donald's long, thick idea; older women; expanding middle class?; NZ brand, Mid-East heat; cheap oil good?; refugee opportunities; Brazil's woes; Dilbert & more; with John Clarke
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27 Jan 16, 12:38pm
Key announces earlier starts to Auckland City Rail Link project and East-West motorway connecting Penrose to Onehunga; extra NZ$115 mln planned for regional roads
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20 Nov 15, 10:02am
Christina Leung on whether countries are stealing growth from each other, why Americans are gloomy when their economy's improving, lack of respect for women economists, rail, Dilbert & more
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31 Oct 15, 10:03am
Geoff Simmons calls for a 'rational comparison' of the costs of moving freight by rail or road. He suspects the way infrastructure costs are treated will be important factors
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25 Aug 15, 12:47pm
John Key and Bill English don't see global stock rout or slowing Chinese economy leading to NZ recession; English says deficit next year possible; warns KiwiRail regularly costing NZ$200 mln/yr
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30 May 13, 2:42pm
Auckland Mayor Len Brown spruiks Unitary Plan, says short of putting barbed wire around city and telling Aucklanders to stop having babies, the city will grow
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24 May 12, 2:48pm
BusinessDesk: KiwiRail the main beneficiary of Future Investment Fund proceeds from MightyRiverPower sell-down
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23 Apr 12, 2:16pm
BusinessDesk: Kiwirail expects writedowns to ensure “the assets are correctly valued”
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4 Jul 11, 4:03pm
Quakes won't deter govt on nationwide infrastructure plan; Will spend NZ$17 bln in next 4 yrs on top of NZ$5.5 bln quake cash
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20 Dec 10, 3:09pm
Northland rail won't be shut down this week, Transport Minister Joyce says; Kiwirail to announce review next year
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17 Mar 09, 4:46pm
Electrification is a dumb idea without an economic excuse
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17 Mar 09, 2:38pm
Opinion: This Auckland electrification decision is just as bad as Cullen's Kiwirail debacle
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17 Mar 09, 8:42am
New national petrol tax to pay for Auckland trains
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