Waterfront Tram Tracks Grow
The waterfront tram tracks have reached the corner of Gaunt and Daldy Sts in the Wynyard Quarter.
The 1.5km loop will run clockwise along Jellicoe St, down Halsey St, along Gaunt St and up Daldy St. Trams will be in service for the RWC 2011.- Project background here
The sight of heritage trams running in the CBD has taken on new symbolism as the Government torpedoes plans for a CBD rail link and in its hopes for the Auckland Spatial Plan talks up buses and roads but makes barely little mention of rail as part of our city’s transport infrastructure development.
Here is how the tram construction work was proceeding this afternoon: