The recent Government announcement of $1 billion for KiwiRail will not mean much to most people when so many areas like Taupō do not have a rail line or those that do, don't have a passenger train service.

For rail to be relevant, the Government and KiwiRail need to provide lines and passenger services to all regions to help reduce the high number of large heavy trucks on our roads and enable people to actually travel on the rail system we all own.

A Brown

Council should focus on infrastructure

I don't care if the $7.5 million