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Transport - Passenger Rail

ACT The Liberal Party Rodney Hide

set out

Green Party of Aotearoa New Zealand Jeanette Fitzsimons

Establish targets and timetables to implement the Rail Strategy
Develop a national long-distance rail passenger strategy to ensure rail-based services become available as aviation costs rise due to climate change and the end of cheap oil
Ensuring that Auckland rail developments, including double tracking and new tracks where appropriate, receive the funding they need to proceed

New Zealand Labour Party Hon Annette King

Support the further development of bus lanes, and bus and rail park-and-ride facilities
Progress the development of integrated ticketing, timetabling and marketing, between and across all public transport modes.
Take responsibility for upgrading Auckland's rail track and signalling, including the western line, the Newmarket junction and the proposed Manukau link leaving the region free to invest in rolling stock, stations and interchange facilities
Fund and develop improved, and more reliable urban rail passenger services in order to reduce road congestion
Keep the rail network in public ownership and work with both operators and local authorities to develop improvements to the rail network

Maori Party Hone Harawira  
National Party of New Zealand Hon Maurice Williamson

Retain the rail track network

New Zealand First Peter Brown

Ensuring that New Zealand Railways Corporation receives adequate funding to fulfil its functions
Ensuring that the tracks are never able to be on-sold again
Ensuring that funding for rail safety standards is maintained at an adequate level

Progressive Coalition Hon Jim Anderton  
United Future New Zealand Hon Peter Dunne

Investigate the possibility of introducing competition to the rail network
Support the continued use and upgrading of commuter buses and rail

You can find the policy positions of more parties by checking these websites.
Alliance New Zealand
Democrats for Social Credit
Direct Democracy Party
The Republic Party of New Zealand

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