Auckland running out of money to run buses, trains and ferries

Published on 9/04/2022 at 9:22 am.

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Auckland Transport is running out of money to operate the city's buses, trains and ferries at current levels and is holding high-level talks with Mayor Phil Goff and the Government for extra funding.

The long-lasting impacts of Covid-19 are hurting patronage and income from public transport, which combined with high inflation, rising costs and delays, means AT will have to make some "delicate decisions".

"We are in the middle of a perfect storm. We don't have sufficient funds at the moment to keep the public transport service operating as it is," said AT's investment planning manager Tim Brown.

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