Re: Gisborne-Wairoa Rail: Opinion- KiwiRail CEO quotes 18-tonne axle weight fix costs yet Wairoa-Napier section repaired just 16-tonne fix - Rick Thorpe ... ("Gisborne Herald"):


Robert M
 

Very interesting reading, especially wanting 18 tonne axle loading. What were they going to do between Napier and Wairoa with only 16 tonne axle loading (maybe allowing for the crew to eat some of the oranges and apples from each wagon on the way).
Robert

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From: Cran Julian
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Subject: [nz-rail-geography] Gisborne-Wairoa Rail: Opinion- KiwiRail CEO quotes 18-tonne axle weight fix costs yet Wairoa-Napier section repaired just 16-tonne fix - Rick Thorpe ... ("Gisborne Herald"):

A very interesting read, which in our opinion, confirms KiwiRail CEO Greg Miller's "over-pricing" compared to BERL report costings which KiwiRail oversaw with said rail restoration information ...

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