5 Oct 2022

Commuters say rail dirsuptions will force them back into cars

From Checkpoint, 6:07 pm on 5 October 2022

Auckland commuters say they'll probably take their cars rather than bus to the city when the Eastern rail line is closed for nine months next year. Earlier this week, KiwiRail and Auckland Transport revealed plans for a major rebuild to rail lines across the city, future-proofing the network for decades to come. The Eastern line will be closed from March to December of next year, the longest scheduled so far. Our reporter Finn Blackwell found out not everyone is on board with the change.