Greens say railcars may return to the Bay

The Green Party Tukituki candidate Quentin Duthie suggests that Hawke’s Bay may see the return of railcars or passenger trains to the east coast of the North Island in the near future.

“There are still a number of Silver Fern railcars operating in New Zealand. With the electrification of the Auckland rail network, we may find these are freed up to service provincial routes like the Wellington to Napier to Gisborne line, or a return to the full train service like the former Bay Express.

Continued in the full media statement here
A Silver Fern railcar

A Silver Fern railcar


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