Billion-dollar overhaul of Wellington train network for increase growth

Published on 29/06/2022 at 7:31 pm.

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Wellington’s rail network needs a $7.3 billion overhaul as its ageing infrastructure, unreliable signal system and single-track sections won’t be able to keep up with predicted population growth, according to a new report.

The network faces major physical bottlenecks at several key locations, which cause an inconsistent journey experience and limit passenger capacity, putting people off taking the train, says the report, which will be presented to Greater Wellington regional councillors on Thursday.

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