The NZ Transport Agency welcomes the launch of Auckland’s new electric train service, and it congratulates Auckland Transport, KiwiRail, Transdev, which operates the trains, and CAF, their Spanish manufacturer, for its introduction.
Following the fatal accident last month in which a vehicle was struck by a large boulder, the NZ Transport Agency has been undertaking investigations to assess the extent of mitigation works to be carried out to stabilise the southern section of the Mangaotaki Bluffs on State Highway 3, near Pio Pio.
Jim Harland (NZ Transport Agency Regional Director) on behalf of the Urban Development Strategy Partners welcomes the ECan study into the short term use of rail as one of the options to improve travel reliability between Christchurch City and Waimakariri District.
There may be short delays for city-bound traffic on the Northwestern Motorway (State Highway 16) tonight as the NZ Transport Agency repairs damage to safety equipment near the Carrington Road overbridge at Point Chevalier
State highways across New Zealand will be extremely busy this Sunday (27 April) as holidaymakers return home after the 10-day Easter/ANZAC Day break, and the NZ Transport Agency is urging drivers to be patient as congestion and delays can be expected.
The NZ Transport Agency is asking drivers to continue to take care on Canterbury roads, after poor weather conditions today and that experienced over the long Easter weekend have hampered efforts to clean up loose debris and pot holes in the area immediately.
Essential deck repair work that started last month to improve the Kawarau Falls Bridge on State Highway 6 between Frankton and Kelvin Heights, is going to take about two weeks longer to complete than expected.