26 Nov 2021

Lifestyle fears over Palmerston North rail freight plan

From Morning Report, 8:42 am on 26 November 2021

Farmers' fields and lifestyle properties near Palmerston North could soon give way to a massive freight yard.

KiwiRail's proposed Regional Freight Hub could open in less than 10 years and the rail operator has plans to handle more than a million tonnes of goods every year.

But those living in its path aren't happy.

Manawatu reporter Jimmy Ellingham has more.