The Mayor has announced the next big step in the path towards the completion of the $1.5 billion Auckland Manukau Eastern Transport Initiative (AMETI).
The first of Auckland’s fleet of new electric trains are on track to arrive from Spain within 12 months.
Auckland Transport has identified a route through the city centre for the City Rail Link (CRL), the next step in passenger rail development for Auckland, and is now making contact with directly affected landowners prior to seeking planning protection for the route.
Auckland’s new trains are slick, sleek and state of the art.
Auckland Transport has awarded the $40 million contract for the construction of the Wiri Maintenance and Stabling Depot for Auckland’s new electric train fleet to Downer New Zealand Limited (Downer).
The new, improved Ellerslie train station was officially opened today in central Auckland following an $8m upgrade involving the NZ Transport Agency, Auckland Transport and KiwiRail.