Tranzwatching Auckland, New Zealand
In a major set back for Auckland, the Ministry of Transport and NZ Transport Agency review of results of Auckland city studies of running an underground rail loop from Britomart across to Mt Eden have been rejected. Although costings were seen as accurate cost-benefit studies were seriously challenged, the Ministry review determining far, far lower value in transport benefits and minimal reduction in congestion. But Auckland's Mayor Len Brown is determined that the $2.4 billion the project will go ahead.
A link describing the project more fully is also contained with- in this 3.News.co.nz report