Both TVNZ and the NZ Herald report that KiwiRail is under pressure to mothball the Napier – Gisborne line, and the northern portion of the Wairarapa line (Masterton – Woodville).
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Mothball it if necessary, just don’t tear up the tracks. That has been the greatest sin committed against rail in NZ – the removal of lines which could, if they had been left in place, be used today to take pressure off the roads.