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A Raumatí raíl statíon has dropped off the regional councíl's long-term p1an,leavíng a group pushíng for the facílíty incensed.
A spokesperson for the- Raumatí Publíc Transport Actíon Group, Lyn- dy McIntyre, saíd members were "campaígníng on a11 fronts", follow- íng the release of Greater Wellíngton Regíonal Councíl's long-term p1an document.
Bíllboards had gone up, postcards
senťto regíonal councíl chaírwoman Fran Wí1de, a submissíon on the p1an prepared, and a websíte launched: www.raumatistation.com .
"Raumatí statíon has been part of
Greater Wellington's p1 ans for many
years, íncludíng the last 10-year
p1an, the Western Corrídor P1an, and the Regíonal Land Transport Pro- gramme As such ít should be
íncluded ín the base case of the regíonal raíl p1an, unless there has been a decísíon to remove ít from planníng. No such dedision has been madēby the regíonal council," said Ms McIntyre, also a Kapíti Coast Distríct councíllor.
gíven GW had agreed to consíder the new statíon after the doublé
tráckin añd électrфяt^ñn,oі, thé x^aí1' líñe ťo Waıkanaeád been
Actíon: Lyndy Mclntyre wants the
Raurnatì raíl statíon back on agenda.
completed, and agreed to ensure the double tracking work could accom- mođate the statíon, "ìt doesn't made sense to leave Raumatí statíon out of the long term planníng process".
The group's websíte would be officially launched í n a few weeks. It ēnabled the actíon group "to buíld supporters and keep gettíng news