What if we could go from Auckland to Wellington, in a flash?

In the 1870s, one of Aotearoa New Zealand’s biggest ever feats of public works got underway. Julius Vogel’s famed ‘iron horse’ (national railway) succeeded in bringing isolated communities together and set the nation up for economic growth. Doing the same with fast rail today will position us for a better-connected, low carbon future.
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Queensland Tilt Trail. Credit: Flickr

Sean Myers
Head of Rail NZ
New Zealand