Local Govt | National News Video | Parliament Headlines | Politics Headlines | Search

 

Killarney Rd railway crossing to close for repairs

Killarney Rd railway crossing to close for repairs

26 August 2011

The railway crossing on Killarney Road, Hamilton will be closed to vehicles next Sunday, 4 September from 5am-3pm so repairs can be carried out.

During the closure a signed detour will be in place for vehicles, while access to the crossing will remain open to pedestrians and cyclists throughout this period. Sunday bus services will continue as normal however will follow a slight detour route in this area.

The closure will enable Kiwirail to complete railway track maintenance called ‘rail tamping’ to ensure current train service standard continues through the crossing, as well as assess other maintenance requirements planned to be carried out next year.

Hamilton City Council Transportation Manager Phil Consedine said Council will also be taking advantage of the closure to resurface the road of both sides of the crossing.

“By resurfacing the road at the same time as the track maintenance is carried out it enables us to reduce the amount of time that the road needs to be closed to traffic and therefore minimise any inconvenience to the public,” he said.

ENDS

© Scoop Media

 
 
 
Parliament Headlines | Politics Headlines | Regional Headlines


Gordon Campbell: On Some After-thoughts About The Climate Change Commission Report

The notion that New Zealand is pluckily - or foolishly – punching above its weight in the march towards carbon neutrality by the year 2050 seems entirely deluded. Either way though, the idea seems too useful for the politicians to surrender it willingly... More>>

 


National: National Will Reverse Interest Deductibility Changes

The arrival of the belated interest deductibility and Brightline rules discussion document brings with it confirmation of what an unprincipled mess the proposed legislation is, National’s Shadow Treasurer Andrew Bayly and Housing spokesperson Nicola Willis say... More>>

Government: 1 Million More Pfizer Doses To Arrive In July

Pfizer has scheduled delivery of an estimated 1 million doses of vaccine to New Zealand during July, COVID1-9 Response Minister Chris Hipkins said today... More>>

Merit: Queen's Birthday Honours 2021 List

The full list of those acknowledged... More>>

ALSO:


Jewish Council: New Zealand Not Immune From Rise In Antisemitism

The representative body of New Zealand Jewry, the NZ Jewish Council (NZJC), has expressed concern about the high number of antisemitic incidents in New Zealand recorded last month. Spokesperson for the NZJC, Juliet Moses, said... More>>

NZNO: Nurses Reject DHB Offer And Confirm Strike Action

The New Zealand Nurses Organisation says its 30,000 members who work in DHBs have voted overwhelmingly to reject a second offer in their current round of multi-employer collective agreement (MECA) negotiations... More>>

ALSO:


 
 
 
 
 
 

LATEST HEADLINES

  • PARLIAMENT
  • POLITICS
  • REGIONAL
 
 

InfoPages News Channels