Ten popular myths about passenger rail in New Zealand

Published on 28/10/2022 at 7:39 am.

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Restore Passenger Rail protests around New Zealand in recent weeks have received a lot of news coverage and caused a fair bit of frustration. As public transport activism goes, I’m no abseiler or supergluer. I’m involved with Save Our Trains – we do things like write petitions and submissions, and profile long-lost railway stations. I had feared Restore Passenger Rail might bring our call to expand passenger rail into disrepute, but I probably needn’t have worried. Despite the road rage at protest sites, over 85% of RNZ listeners in a text poll said they support the protesters.

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