Light rail option for Wellington city approved

Published on 6/07/2022 at 5:53 pm.

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The light rail plan for Wellington is one step closer to reality, as the Wellington City Council and the Greater Wellington Regional council agree with the Government’s preferred option.

The Government last week announced light rail to Island Bay and a second Mt Victoria tunnel, with two dedicated lanes for public transport, as its preferred $7 billion option for mass rapid transit in Wellington. The project is part of Let’s Get Wellington Moving.

The Wellington City Council and the Greater Wellington Regional Council both voted to move forward with the plan in successive meetings on Wednesday.

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