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Electric trains | September 7, 2012
Here are videos of masts being erected near the Morningside station, August 2012.
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Auckland, General | December 25, 2011
Those who put together the draft Auckland Plan have also given us a visual look of the changes they envisage for Auckland’s CBD area.
Here is how they see...
Auckland, General, Motorways, Train stations | December 21, 2011
Andy has given us an update of the final art – more ribbons on the east side of the bridge and the kids drawings.
It feels like the longest...
Auckland, Motorways | December 20, 2011
Auckland’s newest inner-city open space will be called Wai-atarau Plaza.
It’s the open space plaza in front of the Freemans Bay Rob Roy Tavern formerly...
Featured, General, Trains | December 14, 2011
Machinery has started arriving for the start of the big Rail Maintenance month around Auckland – and Wellington is also in for a closedown.
The focus of the...
Auckland, Featured, RWC 2011, Trains | September 10, 2011
Last night madness rained in the Auckland CBD.
Great atmosphere.. great fireworks… and everyone having a great time. The Tongan supporters were wonderful.
Auckland, Motorways, Top Debate | September 1, 2011
How bizarre. Now you see them now you don’t!
Something strange has happened with those controversial new pay and display machines at Wynyard Quarter’s...
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, Cycling, Featured, General, Motorways, RWC 2011, Top Debate | August 27, 2011
Elliott St’s Shared Space was officially opened this afternoon- and it felt liberating. Tonight was a different story (more on that later).
General | June 26, 2011
What’s on your mind today?
Aucklanders use laptops but can't charge them
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...
General, HOP | May 16, 2011
One week on from the introduction of the HOP smartcard for public transpor,t Auckland Transport is already hailing it a success.
It says the introduction of the...
General | May 16, 2011
How’s your trip today? What’s on your mind? Seen anything interesting in your travels?
Auckland commuters can't charge their laltop
Featured, Trains | May 16, 2011
The rail tracks have been laid inside the new 300m Manukau rail trench and once a bit of familiar station furniture is added, you could imagine the station operating....
Auckland, Featured, General, Top Debate, Trains | April 20, 2011
A consortium of Madrid-based Construcciones y Auxiliar de Ferrocarriles S.A./ and Japan’s Mitsubishi Corporation are in the running to build Auckland’s...
Featured, Trains | April 18, 2011
If you went to catch a train at Greenlane this morning, you’ll out of luck.
The station is now closed until May 1 for the platform extension work, masts and...
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...
Auckland, General, RWC 2011, Top Debate, Trams | March 11, 2011
The waterfront tram tracks have reached the corner of Gaunt and Daldy Sts in the Wynyard Quarter.
The 1.5km loop will run clockwise along Jellicoe St, down Halsey...
Featured, General, Trains | February 24, 2011
600 people had the chance to get on board and look around the newly refurbished Ganz Mavag unit and a four-car Matangi train when Wellington’s commuter rail...
General, Trains | January 9, 2011
200 KiwiRail workers and contractors are involved in the KiwiRail Auckland Summer Rail development, which includes the first lok at the electric train masts.
Auckland, Top Debate, Trams | January 6, 2011
The trams are back in Auckland – well, at least, the first section of tram track has been laid on the corner of Halsey and Gaunt in the Wynyard Quarter waterfront...
Featured, Trains | January 5, 2011
A rail overbridge replacement at St George St, Papatoetoe to allow for rail electrification wires is one of the big Southern Line projects going on as part of the...
Featured, Trains | January 3, 2011
The major revamp of Baldwin Ave to enable it to take longer trains and be ready for electrification continues as part of the Summer Rail Auckland work.
Here is how...
Resignalling around Quay Park and Britomart is a major part of the Summer Rail work around Auckland.
Here is a snapshot of the work going on today:
Auckland, Featured | December 25, 2010
AKT expanded to cover some Auckland issues in 2010 – and just as well as the transition to a Super City council and the plans for transport in the new council...
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