Bus Updates

Brooklyn Bus Hub is now complete

Stop C in Brooklyn will be opening on Tuesday 20 November.… More Information

Valid from: 6:00am on Monday 19th November 2018
Affected Services:
7 17 17e 29 29e

Route 150 Railway Ave diversion from Sunday night (18 Nov)

Roadworks will take place on Railway Avenue in Alicetown between the hours of 7pm and 6am, starting this Sunday (18 November).… More Information

Valid from: 7:00pm on Sunday 18th November 2018
Affected Services:
150

Kilbirnie Bus Hub is now open

The Kilbirnie stormwater renewal project has now progressed to a stage where we are able to operate Metlink bus services through the permanent Evans Bay Parade hub.… More Information

Valid from: 12:00pm on Monday 12th November 2018
Affected Services:
2 3 12 12e 18e 20 24 36 N2

Timetables are changing for a number of bus routes from 11 November

We’re introducing timetable improvements and adding more services to some routes.… More Information

Valid from: 12:00am on Tuesday 30th October 2018
Affected Services:
1 7 17 17e 19 19e 23 23e 24 29 29e 30x 32x

Hospital bus hub construction: pedestrian access, carparking, Riddiford St update

Work will begin on the permanent bus hub in front of Wellington Hospital in the week starting 8 October and continue until early November.… More Information

Valid from: 6:00am on Monday 24th September 2018
Affected Services:
1 3 18e 23 23e 29 29e N1

Temporary bus hub in Courtenay Place

From 15 July until bus hub works are complete, our temporary bus hub stops are:… More Information

Valid from: 6:00am on Sunday 15th July 2018
Affected Services:
1 2 12e 14 20 21 23e 24 29e 30x 31x 32x 35 36 52 56 57 58 60e 81 83 84 85x 91 N1 N2

Temporary bus hub in Johnsonville – Moorefield Road and Johnsonville Station

From 15 July until the hub construction work is completed Metlink services will operate out of two temporary stops in the Countdown car park, one adjacent to the railway station and one against the southern wall of the carpark.… More Information

Valid from: 6:00am on Sunday 15th July 2018
Affected Services:
1 19 19e 22 24 52 56 60 60e

Temporary bus hub by the Karori Tunnel – city side on Glenmore Street

Construction on the Karori Tunnel bus hub is not due to begin until late August.… More Information

Valid from: 6:00am on Sunday 15th July 2018
Affected Services:
2 13 18e 21 22 33 34 37

Very Welly Xmas Festival: CBD roads closed, buses diverted 24/25 Nov

When: 12.15am Saturday 24 November until 11.50pm Sunday 25 November… More Information

Valid from: 12:15am on Saturday 24th November 2018 to: 11:50pm on Sunday 25th November 2018
Affected Services:
1 2 3 7 14 22 25 52 83 91 N3 N4 N5 N6 N66 N8 N88

Petone Twilight Xmas Parade: bus diversion, road closure info for Friday 23 Nov

Jackson Street – from Petone Avenue to Cuba Street… More Information

Valid from: 6:00pm on Friday 23rd November 2018 to: 9:00pm on Friday 23rd November 2018
Affected Services:
81 83 91 110 130

Johnsonville motorway on-ramp closed off-peak Tuesday night (Nov 20)

Date: Tuesday 20 November (weather contingency date: Wednesday 21 November) Times: 10pm-5.30am… More Information

Valid from: 10:00pm on Tuesday 20th November 2018 to: 5:30am on Wednesday 21st November 2018
Affected Services:
1

Train Updates

HVL: The 4:37pm svc from WELL to UPPE will have a reduced number of carriages due to required maintenance
Affected Services:
HVL

6.46am service from Waikanae to Wellington is cancelled for the next week and others reduced due to additional maintenance

We currently have a shortage of carriages to run morning peak services due to an increase in planned and unplanned maintenance.… More Information

Valid from: 5:30pm on Thursday 15th November 2018
Affected Services:
HVL JVL KPL

Buses replace some evening train services on the Kapiti Line between Wellington and Porirua - Sunday 18 - Wednesday 21 November

NOTE: This is a bus replacement timetable and is different from a regular train timetable.… More Information

Valid from: 9:00am on Wednesday 14th November 2018
Affected Services:
KPL

Buses replace some evening train services on the Hutt Valley Line between Wellington and Upper Hutt - Sunday 18 - Wednesday 21 November

NOTE: Manor Park will be serviced by a shuttle picking up and dropping off passengers between Silverstream and Manor Park.… More Information

Valid from: 9:00am on Wednesday 14th November 2018
Affected Services:
HVL

Buses replace some evening train services on the Johnsonville Line between Wellington and Johnsonville - Sunday 18 - Wednesday 21 November

NOTE: Crofton Downs is serviced by a shuttle to and from Ngaio.… More Information

Valid from: 9:00am on Wednesday 14th November 2018
Affected Services:
JVL

Restricted parking at Porirua Park & Ride for expansion works

We are expanding the Porirua Park and Ride to provide a further 172 carparks for those of you who use our Metlink public transport services.The first of these will be built at the northern end of the Park & Ride facilities, and we have fenced off a section of the northern carpark until early 2019.… More Information

Valid from: 12:00am on Tuesday 30th October 2018
Affected Services:
KPL

30 additional seats on peak Wairarapa services by the end of November

Following a poll of Wairarapa Line users, in which 75% of respondents said they wanted additional seating, we are introducing an additional 30 seats through the use of a mixture of carriage types.… More Information

Valid from: 12:00am on Friday 26th October 2018
Affected Services:
WRL

Buses replace trains - Upcoming planned rail maintenance from 19 November 2018

For more information about the maintenance that occurs on the network during bus replacements visit our Maintaining our Railways page.… More Information

Valid from: 5:00am on Monday 19th November 2018
Affected Services:
HVL JVL KPL MEL WRL

School Updates

Brooklyn Bus Hub is now complete

Stop C in Brooklyn will be opening on Tuesday 20 November.… More Information

Valid from: 6:00am on Monday 19th November 2018
Affected Services:
625 677

Kilbirnie Bus Hub is now open

The Kilbirnie stormwater renewal project has now progressed to a stage where we are able to operate Metlink bus services through the permanent Evans Bay Parade hub.… More Information

Valid from: 12:00pm on Monday 12th November 2018
Affected Services:
623 716 719

School Bus 654 departure time change effective from Monday 12 November 2018

From Monday 12 November, the departure time of the afternoon Route 654 school bus from St Mark’s School via South Wellington Intermediate School will change to depart St Mark’s School five minutes later at 3.15pm instead of 3.10pm to allow extra timing for students to get on the bus at Basin Reserve.… More Information

Valid from: 12:00am on Monday 12th November 2018
Affected Services:
654

School Bus 774 change to an earlier start time effective from Monday 12 November 2018

From Monday 12 November, the departure time for Route 774 from Houghton Bay serving Island Bay, Owhiro Bay, Happy Valley, Berhampore and Newtown to Kilbirnie schools will change from the current 8.07am to the earlier time of 7:57am to ensure the students arrive in time for the school bells.… More Information

Valid from: 12:00am on Monday 12th November 2018
Affected Services:
774

School Bus 624 merge to Route 24 effective from Monday 12 November 2018

From Monday 12 November, the Route 624 3.15pm trip will be integrated with the Route 24 service, but with a slightly later departure time of 3.18pm at Johnsonville.… More Information

Valid from: 12:00am on Monday 12th November 2018
Affected Services:
624

Hospital bus hub construction: pedestrian access, carparking, Riddiford St update

Work will begin on the permanent bus hub in front of Wellington Hospital in the week starting 8 October and continue until early November.… More Information

Valid from: 6:00am on Monday 24th September 2018
Affected Services:
654 717 718 721 724 726 728 731 742