Rail buses are replacing trains after a body was reported to be on the train tracks.
Police attended the scene at Papatoetoe train station after a train driver reported seeing a body on the tracks around 7:30am this morning, Wednesday 26 July.
Southern line services are terminating at Homai station, with rail bus services operating on the Southern line between Otahuhu and Manurewa and on Eastern line between Panmure and Manukau.
South-bound trains from Britomart will terminate at Otahuhu.
For more updates follow the Auckland Transport twitter account https://twitter.com/AklTransport
The Post will update this story as more information is released.
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