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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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Electric trains | September 7, 2012
Here are videos of masts being erected near the Morningside station, August 2012.
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...
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,...
Bus, Electric trains, Motorways | December 27, 2011
Here are the rail and motorway disruptions over this summer period.
Rail line closures
Christmas Day – Full network closure, no buses replacing trains.
Electric trains, Trains | December 26, 2011
Looking back at the big rail stories of the year
Signed sealed and delivered soon
There is no going back now.
In October, the paperwork was signed for Auckland’s...
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, Bus, Electric trains, Featured, Trains | November 25, 2011
Here are the Christmas rail closedown details – following the decision by Auckland Transport to start them earlier than normal this year to accommodate Big...
Electric trains, Featured, Trains | November 23, 2011
Special bus shuttle services to transfer rail customers between Britomart and Grafton / Newmarket will run if Auckland Transport approves the plan to stop rail a...
Electric trains, Trains | November 18, 2011
The Auckland rail electrification work seems to be going at full steam now the RWC is over.
There are more masts and KiwiRail has been putting the wires up for a...
Electric trains, Featured, General, Top Debate, Trains | November 7, 2011
Auckland’s rail electrification has taken another leap forward with the first appearance of wires.
The wiring will carry the electricity to power Auckland’s...
Electric trains, Featured, Trains | October 6, 2011
Auckland’s new 57 three-car electric multiple unit trains to replace the existing diesel trains will be designed by Spain’s CAF company based on rolling...
Electric trains, Featured, General, Top Debate, Trains | October 6, 2011
Here’s the inside of Auckland’s new Spanish-built electric trains arriving from 2013:
Inside the new trains
And the outside…
Electric trains, Trains | October 6, 2011
Signed dealed… and delivered from 2013.
Negotiations for Auckland’s electric trains contract have been completed and will be announced this afternoon...
Electric trains, Trains | October 4, 2011
Now Spain’s CAF company has won the tender to build Auckland’s new electric trains, here is what we may get.
Hong Kong’s electric Airport Express...
Electric trains, Featured, General, Trains | October 4, 2011
Auckland is getting electric trains from Spain.
The announcement was to have been made this afternoon but negotiations between the Spanish company and Auckland Transport...
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