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Auckland, Bus, Featured, Top Debate, Trains | November 23, 2011
As expected, RWC inflated the figures for Auckland public transport in October creating records and big increases.
It took the annual figure to a near 10% increase....
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Auckland, Featured, RWC 2011 | October 23, 2011
Supporting the All Blacks is one thing but going literally black for the final was not on Auckland’s agenda.
After a power cut in the...
Featured, General, RWC 2011, Trains | September 21, 2011
Here’s the Rugby World Cup story you won’t read in the MSM.
Mix the cocktail of Kiwi booze culture and the UK-type football behaviour that happens when...
Auckland, General, RWC 2011 | August 18, 2011
Auckland Transport has revealed that arecord 53% of the Bledisloe Cup crowd travelled home from the match at Eden Park by public transport.
In their analysis of...
Auckland, Featured, RWC 2011 | August 15, 2011
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Regular train commuters are being warned they’ll need to leave work early on Friday September 9 -the opening day of the Rugby...
Featured, RWC 2011, Trains | August 7, 2011
Amazing. Even though a reported 18,000 got to Eden Park by train on Saturday night, the media manage to find a negative angle.
TV3 went as far as to say Auckland...
Auckland, Featured, RWC 2011, Trains | August 6, 2011
So it begins.
After a year or so of trials, tonight’s Bledisloe Wallabies vs All Blacks clash is being treated as the real thing for the Rugby World Cup 2011,...
Auckland, Bus, General, Motorways, RWC 2011, Trains | August 6, 2011
Regular commuters entering Britomart tonight are finding for the first time, they have to use another entrance – one they may have never heard of in the Westpac...
Featured, RWC 2011, Trains | July 26, 2011
The Bledisloe Cup clash at Eden Park on Saturday August 6 will see for the first time the customer separation in place that will be run during the RWC Matches.
Featured, General, RWC 2011, Trains | July 14, 2011
5 new carriages are being added to the Auckland trains rolling fleet.
This will help cope with increasing demand and overcrowding.
Auckland Transport says that’s...
Featured, General, RWC 2011, Trains | June 18, 2011
Phew! Back to train nerd posts that won’t attract the media’s glaze!
One of the key projects being worked on by Auckland rail workers during this weekend...
Auckland, Featured, RWC 2011, Top Debate, Trains | June 12, 2011
Here is an artist’s impression giving an idea of what the Kingsland train station’s canopies will look like.
Since AKT mentioned another $2.1m is to...
Auckland, Featured, RWC 2011, Top Debate, Trains | June 2, 2011
Another $2.1m is to be spent at Kingsland station to keep RWC2011 fans away from the rain.
Construction is starting to place canopies along exposed areas of the...
General | June 2, 2011
Transport Minister, Steven Joyce, fresh from saying the CBD Rail Link case was over-cooked by Auckland’s authorities so they can’t get government funding...
Featured, General, RWC 2011, Trains | May 20, 2011
It’s only a Blues game tonight but you would think it was an armed offenders callout.
And good luck if you work in one of the small businesses in one of the...
Featured, RWC 2011, Top Debate, Trains | May 19, 2011
Regular commuters travelling home on the Western Line services tomorrow night once again get the raw deal because of the Blues game at Eden Park.
Featured, General, RWC 2011, Trains | March 7, 2011
Some regular rail commuters are in for two more weekends when they might be best using a car or other ways to get around.
Emails are already coming in to AKT complaining...
Featured, RWC 2011, Top Debate | February 22, 2011
It’s a sign of our obsessive car culture that people moan about having to walk for 10 minutes as if it’s the end of the world.
The morning tabloid seems...
Auckland, Bus, Featured, General, Top Debate, Trains | December 23, 2010
2010 was the year we saw plans and construction work turn into visible modern improvements to Auckland’s train network.
It was a year of openings – and...
Featured, RWC 2011, Trains | December 3, 2010
More disruptions to train services this weekend as work continues on installing the new state of the art signalling equipment in preparation for electrification.
Bus, Featured, RWC 2011, Trains | November 8, 2010
Saturday’s traffic management around Eden Park has been rated “9 out of 10” by the organisation responsible for ensuring safe, efficient traffic and spectator...
Featured, RWC 2011, Top Debate | November 8, 2010
Come on officials -don’t blame public transport for the ugly chaos around the Eden Park league matches on Saturday.
Auckland City Police Operations Superintendent...
RWC 2011, Top Debate | November 6, 2010
Saturday night’s Four Nations league test series at Eden Park was designed to be a further dry run for next year’s RWC 2011 games there.
How did it do?
Auckland, Bus, General, Motorways, RWC 2011, Top Debate, Trains | November 4, 2010
The Kingsland station overbridge that takes you across to either Kingsland village or Sandringham Rd – is going to be closed on Saturday from 3pm.
RWC 2011, Top Debate, Trains | November 2, 2010
Last time I used the Kingsland station underpass, it was ankle deep in water.
I raised the issue at the time as to whether the underpass was a leaking building.
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Auckland, General | December 25, 2011 | 28 comments
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