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This is a new work category and relates to the 2018–21 NLTP only.


This work category provides for rapid transit infrastructure activities on largely dedicated key corridors in Auckland, Wellington and Christchurch that enables a substantial increase in numbers of people accessing social and economic opportunities and enables transit-oriented development. 

Qualifying activities

The work category includes a range of qualifying activities.

  • Examples of qualifying activities

    Examples of qualifying activities

    Examples of qualifying activities include, but may not be limited to:

    • construction of the right-of-way
    • property purchase
    • consenting and other legislative compliance costs
    • purchase of rolling stock
    • associated facilities such as:
      •  platforms, stations, lighting
      • signalling, and
      • pedestrian access
    • stabling and maintenance facilities
    • provision of traction infrastructure.

    Other potential activities that are not in the above list should be discussed with the Transport Agency for eligibility.

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A range of exclusions applies to the work category.

Funding assistance rate

The usual funding assistance rate is:

  • up to 100% of the National Land Transport Fund (NLTF) approved costs.


Applying for funding approval

Applications for funding approval should be made through the improvement module in Transport Investment Online (TIO).(external link)