auckland transport

Britomart Station open this morning

Britomart Station has reopened this morning following yesterday’s partial derailment. Eastern and Southern Line services will run to Britomart on a 20-minute frequency. Western Line services will run to Newmarket, where they link with Southern Line services. Onehunga Line services will operate as a rail shuttle between Onehunga and Penrose, where they link with Southern Line services. In Britomart, platforms […]

Britomart station closed tonight and tomorrow morning

Auckland Transport will close Britomart station tonight, due to a partial derailment this morning, 9 May 2018. This afternoon and tomorrow morning (Thursday 10 May), there will be delays and changes to where trains depart and arrive, they said. Eastern Line services will arrive at and depart from The Strand on a 20-minute frequency, Western and Southern Line services will […]

Yana’s Yarn— 27 March 2018

Clocks go back at the end of the week, meaning winter is on the way. If you love the crisp air, frosty mornings, then enjoy the season. If you prefer the warmth, you can at least look forward to the extra hour of sleep we get on Sunday morning. I always find it hard wondering whether my phone has automatically […]

Auckland train operation down the line

By Haylee Robbins news@thepost.nz Auckland Transport (AT) Media Advisor for Public Transport, James Ireland wished to extend a thanks to Aucklanders for their patience during the temporary train timetable changes last week. These were implemented to minimise travel disruption due to industrial action by the Rail and Maritime Trade Union (RMTU). Auckland Transport have proposed a transfer of train door […]

Protecting our elite soils and food security

Pukekohe’s elite soil and the future of food supply for Auckland has been the hot topic for Auckland Council, concerned horticulturists and MP for Hunua, Andrew Bayly. “In the Franklin area there are elite soils that, together with a temperate climate, mean growers can produce crops at all times of the year when many parts of New Zealand can’t. For […]

AT prepare for March Madness

It’s the busiest time of year for road users, and public transport users, as students go back to university in the city. It’s been termed ‘March Madness’ but Auckland Transport is working to ease the burden of traffic. Mark Lambert, Chief Transport Services Officer for Auckland Transport said they have a plan to ensure they can cope with the increased […]

Letter: Fearful of fare

AT’s increasing of fares on public transport across Auckland will be causing many people like myself to reassess whether using public transport is worth it and will possibly put many off altogether. The biggest off-put to public transport is generally the cost, the time it takes to use it, how safe it is, exposure to the weather and the lack […]

Your views on getting from A to B

On Tuesday 30 January, the Post Newspaper printed a story on Auckland Transport’s price increases that have now come into effect. We shared some thoughts from community members who use public transport to get to work on the fare changes. The following are responses we received regarding the changes. I have been using public transport for many years, as I […]

Getting from A to B is becoming dearer

Auckland Transport have advised that bus, ferry and train fares will be changing from 11 February 2018. Colin Homan, Group Manager, AT Development says they have a target to recover 50 percent of the cost of public transport from fares, but this is currently at 46.2 percent. Not all fares are going up. There are a few that are even […]

Getting from A to B is getting dearer

By Kylie Hall kylie@thepost.nz Auckland Transport have advised that bus, ferry and train fares will be changing from 11 February 2018. Colin Homan, Group Manager, AT Development says they have a target to recover 50 percent of the cost of public transport from fares, but this is currently at 46.2 percent. Not all fares are going up. There are a […]


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