I guess they didn’t trust him to get it right. Outstanding:
And now the trains are bare
This time the trains were ready – and most fans went by road or walked.
Passengers were outnumbered by security guards by three to one at Auckland’s central Britomart train station as they prepared to travel to Eden Park for its second evening match of the Rugby World Cup.
There was such a drop-off in passengers, Rugby World Cup minister Murray McCully travelled almost alone in a carriage when he went by train to watch Australia take on Ireland.