6 Aug 2016

Greens launch campaign for rail crossing of harbour

9:29 pm on 6 August 2016

Putting a rail crossing under Auckland Harbour - rather than a road tunnel - could save billions of dollars, says the Green Party.

Auckland Harbour Bridge

Photo: 123RF

The government has begun planning for a second harbour crossing but it is working towards a road-only tunnel.

The Greens today launched a campaign to make a rail crossing the priority.

Transport spokesperson Julie Anne Genter said it would be more cost-effective and a road-only crossing would be a massive missed opportunity.

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