Archive for: New Lynn

Now More Art For Sturges

Now More Art For Sturges

Update: Andy has given us an update of the final art – more ribbons on the east side of the bridge and the kids drawings. Earlier: It feels like the longest...

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Carpark Replaces Old Bus Space

Carpark Replaces Old Bus Space

New Lynn’s old bus station is no more. It got partly wiped out when the new transport hub opened a year ago – and on that day Waitakere deputy Mayor Penny Hulse...

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Groovy Kind Of Shared Space

Groovy Kind Of Shared Space

Waitakere City Council (bless ‘em, rest in peace) always approached things differently from the old formulaic central council especially when it comes to infrastructure. Being...

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Shared Space With Car Parks

Shared Space With Car Parks

Auckland Transport has taken a different approach with the launch of a new shared space out west in New Lynn. Unlike the new central city shared spaces, it has 30-minute...

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New Lynn Development Cleared To Go

New Lynn Development Cleared To Go

The big development planned opposite the New Lynn transport hub, including a 3-storey parking building, has been given the all-clear by the Environment Court. Auckland...

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The World As We Lived It

The World As We Lived It

You may notice if you look at the URLs on pages at the top of your browser,  this site – formerly aucklandtrains.co.nz – has now become officially changed...

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What New Lynn Will Look Like

What New Lynn Will Look Like

Here are more images of what the work around New Lynn interchange will look like. Thanks Auckland Transport for providing these. Totara Avenue West’s original...

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An artists impression of Merchant Quarter

The New New Lynn Vision

One of the key side-effects of the CBD rail loop will be to rejuvenate the sad looking under-populated and developed parts of the CBD like Symonds St and Hopetoun...

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More New Lynn Road Changes

More New Lynn Road Changes

New Lynn motorists better get used to more road changes and construction as the improvements continue. Totara Avenue West’s original intersection with Great North...

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2010: A Year Of Openings

2010: A Year Of Openings

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...

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Penny Hulse Deputy

Penny Hulse Deputy

Auckland’s new Mayor Len Brown has confirmed Penny Hulse will be his deputy, as tipped on AKT on Saturday. He says the Waitakere deputy “shares my vision...

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New Lynn In Pictures -Part1

New Lynn In Pictures -Part1

New Lynn’s $300m transport project is a real jewel in the crown for Auckland. It ticks off so many boxes for us – trains, buses together, an underground...

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New Lynn Pictures – Part 2

New Lynn Pictures – Part 2

More pictures from the New Lynn construction… PHOTOS CONTINUED HERE

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New Lynn In Photos Pt 3

New Lynn In Photos Pt 3

More on the New Lynn construction… PHOTOS CONTINUED HERE

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New Lynn In Photos 4: Openings

New Lynn In Photos 4: Openings

There were two openings – one for the train station in March in which guests including then kiwiRail chair Jim Bolger and Transport Minister Steven Joyce were...

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New Lynn Pictures -Part 5

New Lynn Pictures -Part 5

The New Lynn construction continues…. Yesterday’s opening shown here

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What’s Next For New Lynn

What’s Next For New Lynn

So now demolition has started on the old New Lynn bus depot, what’s next there? Waitakere City and Infratil Investment Property Ltd have agreed terms for...

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Gov- General Talks Up PT

Gov- General Talks Up PT

Great to find a public transport advocate in the Governor-General, even though he must remain non-political. Today he opened the new New Lynn transport hub along...

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Labour Hijacks Joyce Opening

Labour Hijacks Joyce Opening

Labour party loyalists tried to hijack the transport minister’s opening of New Lynn’s new transport hub today. The $300m hub incorporating the train...

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CBD Loop Not Yet On Agenda

CBD Loop Not Yet On Agenda

Transport Minister Steven Joyce says the CBD rail loop is not “off the government’s agenda” because it has never been “on the agenda.” He...

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Airport Rail? Be Sensible!

Airport Rail? Be Sensible!

Transport minister Steven Joyce warned today about thinking about any more Auckland rail projects coming through. Amid a predictable answer in parliament, the minister...

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New Lynn Opens Sunday

New Lynn Opens Sunday

New Lynn’s new transport hub opens its doors on Sunday, meaning better facilities for bus users and a different location for stops. Changes are being made...

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New Lynn Double Whammy

New Lynn Double Whammy

While the opening of the new New Lynn transport hub is good news, some rail commuters are telling AKT they’re upset at a double whammy hitting them. First...

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Security Guards Told Back Off

Security Guards Told Back Off

ARTA has instructed the  New Lynn transport hub security staff  ” to take a less bureaucratic and more understanding approach to such events in the future.” This...

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New Lynn: Seating Room Only

New Lynn: Seating Room Only

New Lynn’s transport hub should be able to be opened in a week although it won’t be officially opened until the 24th. They’ll be plenty of seating...

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