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The Lower North Island Rail Integrated Mobility (LNIRIM) project explores options to deliver critical passenger transport services as the aged locomotive-hauled trains of the Wairarapa and Manawatū Lines reach the end of their service lives.
Building on the Initial Business Case (IBC) this Detailed Business Case (DBC) expands the analysis and aims to recommend a preferred option that meets the service needs for accessing social and economic opportunities and maximises value for money, while also providing a safe and environmentally friendly transportation mode
Information contained within the LNIRIM document has been redacted under the Local Government and Official Information Act 1987. Section 7(2)(b)(ii) applies in that making available this information would be likely unreasonably to prejudice the commercial position of the person who supplied or who is the subject of the information. In this case, the release of this information would likely prejudice the commercial position of Greater Wellington.
We have considered whether the public interest in the requested information outweighs Greater Wellington’s need to withhold certain aspects of the LNIRIM document. As a result, we do not consider that the public interest outweighs Greater Wellington’s reason for withholding parts of the document under the grounds identified above.