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Electric trains, Trains | October 1, 2012
Auckland’s new electric trains will look like this.
57 three-car electric trains will replace the current aging diesel locomotives servicing the suburban...
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Auckland, Motorways | September 30, 2012
Completion of Auckland’s Western Ring Route marks a significant milestone tonight with the start of enabling works at Waterview at the northern end of the Waterview...
Train stations | September 25, 2012
Plans have been released for a major upgrade of Panmure Station, which will become the main transfer point between a new busway and trains.
Mayor Len Brown has released...
Train stations | September 23, 2012
The new $250m Manukau Institute of technology building is emerging above the new Manukau train station.
The campus building, with 10,000 square metres of floor...
Electric trains | September 7, 2012
Here are videos of masts being erected near the Morningside station, August 2012.
HOP | September 7, 2012
Auckland Transport said today, it was pleased to confirm Auckland’s bus consortium has advised its members will install Thales hardware on their bus fleets as...
Electric trains, Featured | September 7, 2012
This site has been recording in photos and words the exciting march towards the electrification of Auckland’s rail service.
The site was run for four years...
City Rail Link, Featured | September 7, 2012
This site has been a strong supporter of the City Rail Link.
While the Government remains lukewarm to it, Auckland Council, Auckland Transport and other interested...
Featured, HOP | September 7, 2012
The site has recorded the long slow trek to Auckland getting integrated ticketing.
Jon C recorded four years of debate about it which you can read by accessing...
Featured | September 7, 2012
This site has been recording the amazing progress of upgrading Auckland’s old rail stations as part of the growth of public transport patronage and the march...
Electric trains, Trains | September 7, 2012
Several weekend closures over August and September have seen more progress toward work for the electrification of Auckland’s rail.
Along the western line,...
Train stations, Trains | September 7, 2012
Remember the outcry when it was learnt that Onehunga’s 55-metre platform will be too short for the 3-car electric units, which need 70?
The platform is now being...
Auckland, Featured, Trains | December 19, 2011
Rail services are returning to normal after disruption this morning following a fatality on the southern line near the Middlemore station. Buses replaced...
Featured, General, Trains | December 16, 2011
The first train has arrived in Paris on a new cross-continental route that connects Moscow Berlin and Paris.
Run by Russia’s train company RZD, the 3200ks trip...
Featured | December 13, 2011
One of the puzzling questions for Auckland rail commuters is why there is – perceived at least – to be so many delays and breakdowns and monthly performance...
Auckland, Featured | December 12, 2011
On average 22 trucks are exceeding the 44 tonne limit on the Auckland Harbour Bridge clip-ons every day.
On average 15 of those vehicles exceed 46 tonnes and last...
General | December 2, 2011
It is unlikely any container recovery operations from the Rena will be able to take place for the next few days. The weather forecast is for heavy rain, culminating...
Auckland, Motorways | December 1, 2011
A new confidential report for the NZ Transport Agency and obtained by AKT shows that both the traffic loadings and volumes on the Auckland Harbour Bridge have declined...
Auckland, Featured, Motorways | November 30, 2011
Part of the dangerous section of SH2 near Pokeno and Mangatarata is to have its 100k speed limit lowered.
This area has a history of fatal and serious injury crashes.
Electric trains, Featured, Trains | November 28, 2011
Today, Matangi services more than doubled on the Kapiti and Hutt Valley lines – increasing from the current 14 daily return trips to more than 30 return trips...
Auckland, Featured, General | November 27, 2011
One of the important issues for Auckland will be what ministerial post outside Cabinet ACT’s sole MP John Banks will get.
Prime Minister John Key tonight seemed...
Featured, Top Debate | November 26, 2011
Feel free to chat election.
Auckland, Motorways | November 26, 2011
Three of the four southbound lanes on the Newmarket viaduct will need to be closed for some hours this weekend for what NZTA is calling “the Stitch.”
General | November 26, 2011
Farmers Santa Parade starts at 2pm (pre entertainment from 1pm) Sunday.
Here are public transport links.
Trains Southern Eastern Onehunga
Featured, General | November 25, 2011
It’s only just been revealed there are more containers containing dangerous goods on the Rena than had been previously reported.
In other developments today, 17...
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