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Auckland, Featured, General, Trams | September 13, 2011
One of Auckland’s oldest trams – over 100 years ago- has a new life back on the streets on the 1.6km Wynyard Quarter loop.
It was in fact the first...
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Auckland, General, Top Debate, Trams | September 6, 2011
Mayor Brown says a tram loop up Queen St, along K Rd and then back to Quay St is being looked at as part of extending trams from Wynyard Quarter to Britomart.
Auckland, Featured, Top Debate, Trams | August 30, 2011
It was inevitable that somewhere sometime in Wnyard Quarter trams and cars would come to an unhappy end.
I’ve been saying so for months. Aucklanders are not...
Auckland, Featured, RWC 2011, Top Debate, Trams | August 25, 2011
Auckland’s waterfront trams are getting real about the ticket price.
Despite the popularity of the trams at the weekends so far, complaints are growing about...
Auckland, Featured, Top Debate, Trams | August 13, 2011
The Auckland Tramway Wynyard Quarter trams are proving extremely popular.
Today there was standing room only on the trams as Aucklanders caught, for most, probably...
Featured, Trains, Trams | August 11, 2011
Great to see the proposal for a light rail system in the Christchurch CBD be a prominent feature of the city’s re-building plan, in conjunction with the city’s...
Auckland, Featured, RWC 2011, Top Debate, Trams | August 5, 2011
I went for a stroll around Wynyard Quarter yesterday afternoon.
It felt like wandering around somewhere like San Francisco’s Fishermans Wharf – smelling...
Auckland, Featured, RWC 2011, Trains, Trams | August 5, 2011
Here’s the drivers view on Auckland’s heritage Wynyard Loop trams, which start running on Saturday during the Wynyard Quarter’s public open day.
Featured, Trams | August 1, 2011
After 50-odd years, the trams have returned to Auckland’s streets.
The new Auckland waterfront tams are out today as the tracks and wire infrastructure get...
Featured, Trams | July 29, 2011
Auckland’s new waterfront tramway infrastructure will be tested and drivers trained to operate the two historic trams over the coming week.
It’s been more...
Featured, Trains, Trams | July 25, 2011
You’ll be able to ride the Auckland Waterfront trams from 10am on August 6.
The first stage of the revitalised Wynyard Quarter, the old Tank Farm area, opens...
Featured, RWC 2011, Top Debate, Trains, Trams | June 27, 2011
Poles and wires have appeared in the Wynyard Quarter as preparations continue for Auckland’s waterfront trams.
Auckland’s landscape as seen from the...
Auckland, Featured, RWC 2011, Top Debate, Trams | June 27, 2011
I have big hopes for Wynard Quarter.
After years of moaning about the oil tanks and its mis-use of a valuable harbour edge gateway space, we can see a change to...
Trams | June 24, 2011
Here is everything you need to know about the Auckland Waterfront Tramway starting August.
Waterfront trams arrive |Ports of Auckland
This site has been strongly...
Featured, Trams | June 15, 2011
Tweeter @cranz spotted this odd looking mix of traffic at Wynyard Quarter today.
One of the new heritage trams was sampling Auckland’s fresh air in the area...
Auckland, Featured, Trams | June 12, 2011
Here are official photos of the arrival of the new waterfront trams to be launched on the weekend of August 5.
Waterfront Auckland has leased two 1920’s trams...
Auckland, Featured, RWC 2011, Top Debate, Trams | June 8, 2011
Trams are back in Auckland.
Trams last graced the streets of Auckland in 1956.
Auckland Council Transport Committee Chair -then ARC Chair – Mike Lee championed...
Trams | June 7, 2011
UPDATE: First look at trams
Auckland’s two waterfront trams are arriving in port shortly.
They are on board the Hoegh Beijing from Melbourne and will be unloaded...
Auckland, Featured, RWC 2011, Trams | May 30, 2011
Want to be a tram driver?
The waterfront tramway has started advertising for them.
PART-TIME TRAM DRIVERS AUCKLAND TRAMWAY
Auckland Tramway is situated right in...
Auckland, Featured, Motorways, RWC 2011, Top Debate, Trams | May 3, 2011
The waterfront tram construction has reached the corner of Madden St and Halsey St.
Here are the latest pictures as workers lay the tracks for the heritage tram...
Auckland, Featured, General, RWC 2011, Top Debate, Trams | April 21, 2011
The proposal to extend Auckland’s waterfront trams to Britomart has been stepped up today.
Auckland’s Mayor and the Chairmen of both CCOs, Auckland Transport...
Auckland, General, RWC 2011, Top Debate, Trains, Trams | April 8, 2011
There’s been huge interest in my earlier posts this week of the latest construction photos of Auckland’s waterfront trams and an FAQ about them.
Auckland, Featured, General, RWC 2011, Trams | April 7, 2011
So here is how construction of Auckland’s waterfront tramline looks right now in my walk around the actual circuit.
The associated infrastructure such as light...
Featured, Trains, Trams | March 18, 2011
Are trams the answer for public transport throughout Christchurch in the new rebuilt city?
A forum called Reimagine Christchurch is busy debating that issue.
Auckland, Featured, RWC 2011, Trams | March 15, 2011
Wynyard Quarter officials say everything is on track for the downtown waterfront development being able to be shown off in time for the RWC 2011.
Besides the heritage...
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