Petition to save major NZ rail line
NZ’s South Island’s main rail line has been decimated by huge slips following the magnitude 7.8 earthquake near Kaikoura. Already there is pressure from groups like the Tax Payers Union to not replace the rail line.
As transport workers we know just how essential rail is for a sustainable and safe transport system. Moving freight by rail means fewer trucks on the road, fewer crashes, less pollution and ultimately less congestion in our cities and ports.
So let’s stand with our colleagues and call on the Minister of Transport to commit to funding the rebuild of the South Island rail line.