To be online by 2019 The Auckland Council Finance Committee voted 20-1 (Mike Lee opposed) to proceed with the purchase of 17 new battery powered electric trains as mentioned … Continue reading Finance Committee Confirms Purchase of 17 New Passenger Trains
Could the B-EMUs be what the Manukau South Link needed? With the news Auckland Council is to commit to 17 new battery-powered Electric Multiple Units (B-EMUs) (aka the same … Continue reading Battery Powered Electric Trains to Pukekohe Marks the Return of the Manukau South Link
UPDATED Water, Wastewater and Stations on their way Today the Prime Minister along with other Ministers, the Mayor Phil Goff and Deputy Mayor Bill Cashmore attended a ceremony in … Continue reading Southern Auckland MAJOR Winner in Government Infrastructure Funding Round
Another chance at an informal say Currently the Auckland (Spatial) Plan is out on targeted consultation and will be seeking formal feedback from the Local Boards from next week … Continue reading Auckland Plan Refresh: Local Boards Feedback, Another Opportunity For Your Say
National going urban? Underneath National’s Alfred Ngaro’s stupid comments threatening Non Government Organisations at the recent National Party Regional Convention in Auckland there were some surprises that had come out … Continue reading Metro Schools, Pukekohe Electrification, Airport Lines: What is National Doing?
A mixed bag While most of it is a load of tripe from Auckland Transport and NZTA in lining their transport options up for future sprawl in Southern Auckland … Continue reading Transport Agencies’ Preferred Transport Options for Southern Auckland
Rail popularity continues to run away It is always a good news story to see rail patronage grow at the rates it has been since the electric trains went … Continue reading The Case for More Trains and Another Train Depot
Development in Southern Auckland opens possibility Note: Since the Future Urban Land Supply Strategy is under consultation right now there is a few work streams underway with Southern Auckland … Continue reading Auckland to Receive its 11th Metropolitan Centre? Is the Super Metro Back?
Applying Urban Geography to Southern Auckland As the Auckland Plan goes for its refresh the question still remains in where to house 200,000 new residents and around … Continue reading Auckland Plan Refresh: Spatial Development Ideas for Southern Auckland
Reduction in actual services I had managed to get some updates on the new Southern and Eastern Line timetables after reporting in what is a reduction in services for … Continue reading New Southern Line Timetable Not Flash Either (Better than the Western though)