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Source: Auckland Council

A fire in a KiwiRail signalling box at Newmarket is continuing to affect some train services this afternoon.

KiwiRail advises repairs to the train signalling cabinet are likely to take the rest of the day.

The following are your travel options this afternoon.

Western Line

All stations serviced (including Newmarket) with a scheduled 10 minute frequency

Eastern Line

All stations serviced, but on a reduced frequency of 20 minutes

Southern Line

Services will run as an express service on the Eastern Line from Britomart to Otahuhu, then as normal on the Southern Line from Otahuhu to Papakura (not servicing the following stations: Parnell, Newmarket, Remuera, Greenlane, Ellerslie, and Penrose) on a 20 minute frequency

  • Britomart to Newmarket Station, use the Western Line
  • Britomart to Parnell Station, use the Western Line
  • Britomart to Remuera Station, use bus route 70 from 50 Customs St East by Britomart Place to Great South Road by Market Road, Remuera (4 minute walk to station)
  • Britomart to Greenlane Station, use bus route 70 from 50 Customs St East to outside Greenlane McDonalds (5 minute walk to station)
  • Britomart to Ellerslie Station, use bus route 70 from 50 Customs St East to Ellerslie shops (2 minute walk to station)
  • Britomart to Penrose Station, use the Eastern/Southern line to Otahuhu Station, then transfer onto a train shuttle to Penrose

Onehunga Line

Service will only run between Onehunga and Penrose (not servicing the following stations: Britomart, Parnell , Newmarket, Remuera, Greenlane, and Ellerslie)

  • Britomart to Newmarket Station, use the Western Line
  • Britomart to Parnell Station, use the Western Line
  • Britomart to Remuera Station, use bus route 70 from 50 Customs St East by Britomart Place to Great South Road by Market Road, Remuera (4 minute walk to station)
  • Britomart to Greenlane Station, use bus route 70 from 50 Customs St East to outside Greenlane McDonalds (5 minute walk to station)
  • Britomart to Ellerslie Station, use bus route 70 from 50 Customs St East to Ellerslie shops (2 minute walk to station)
  • Britomart to Te Papapa Station, use the Eastern/Southern line to Otahuhu Station, then transfer onto a train shuttle to Penrose Station, and transfer onto train shuttle to Te Papapa Station
  • Britomart to Onehunga Station, use the Eastern/Southern line to Otahuhu Station, then transfer onto a train shuttle to Penrose Station, and transfer onto train shuttle to Onehunga Station

Another option if you’re going to Onehunga is the 30 bus which runs on a 10 minute frequency from the Civic on Queen St.

Auckland Transport would like to thank people for their patience and you should monitor AT social media for the latest updates.

MIL OSI