21 Oct 2020

Restored Napier-Wairoa railway logging line only ran for a week

From Morning Report, 7:45 am on 21 October 2020

A Hawke's Bay railway line that cost millions to ressurect ran for just one week before Covid-19 stopped it dead in its tracks.

The return of the Napier-Wairoa line was promised as a saviour for Hawke's Bay and the forestry industry.

Now Kiwirail isn't saying exactly when it will reopen.

Tom Kitchin reports.