Valid from: 13/01/2020 5:00am

For more information about the maintenance that occurs on the network during bus replacements visit our Maintaining our Railways page. See below for service information on when buses will be replacing trains.

20jan

Upcoming planned Rail Maintenance (20 January 2020 - 23 February 2020) PDF - 102 KB

26 January 2020

Hutt Valley Line - bus replacements between Wellington and Upper Hutt: (external link)

Wairarapa Line - bus replacements between Wellington and Masterton: (external link)

1 & 2 February 2020

Johnsonville Line - bus replacements between Wellington and Johnsonville:

  • Buses will be replacing some daytime train services on the Johnsonville Line between Wellington and Johnsonville from 1 February - 2 February 2020.
  • Johnsonville Line detailed timetable available soon.

8 & 9 February 2020

Wairarapa Line - bus replacements between Wellington and Masterton:

  • Buses will be replacing all train services on the Wairarapa Line between Wellington and Masterton from 8 February - 9 February 2020.
  • Wairarapa Line detailed timetable available soon.

Johnsonville Line - bus replacements between Wellington and Johnsonville:

  • Buses will be replacing some daytime train services on the Johnsonville Line between Wellington and Johnsonville from 8 February - 9 February 2020.
  • Johnsonville Line detailed timetable available soon.

8 - 12 February 2020

Hutt Valley Line - bus replacements between Wellington and Upper Hutt:

  • Buses will be replacing all train services on the Hutt Valley Line between Wellington and Upper Hutt from 8 February - 9 February 2020.
  • Buses will be replacing evening train services on the Hutt Valley Line between Wellington and Upper Hutt from 10 February - 12 February 2020.
  • Hutt Valley Line detailed timetable available soon.

16 - 19 February 2020

Hutt Valley Line - bus replacements between Wellington and Upper Hutt:

  • Buses will be replacing evening train services on the Hutt Valley Line between Wellington and Upper Hutt from 16 February - 19 February 2020.
  • Hutt Valley Line detailed timetable available soon.

22 & 23 February 2020

Kapiti Line - bus replacements between Porirua and Waikakane:

  • Buses will be replacing all train services on the Kapiti Line between Porirua and Waikanae from 22 February - 23 February 2020.
  • Kapiti Line detailed timetable available soon. 

Hutt Valley Line - bus replacements between Trentham and Upper Hutt and between Wellington and Upper Hutt:

  • Buses will be replacing some daytime train services on the Hutt Valley Line between Trentham and Upper Hutt on 22 February 2020.
  • Buses will be replacing all train services on the Hutt Valley Line between Wellington and Upper Hutt on 23 February 2020.
  • Hutt Valley Line detailed timetable available soon.

Johnsonville Line - bus replacements between Wellington and Johnsonville:

  • Buses will be replacing some daytime train services on the Johnsonville Line between Wellington and Johnsonville from 22 February - 23 February 2020.
  • Johnsonville Line detailed timetable available soon.

23 February 2020

Wairarapa Line - bus replacements between Wellington and Masterton:

  • Buses will be replacing two daytime train services on the Wairarapa Line between Wellington and Masterton on 23 February 2020.
  • Wairarapa Line detailed timetable available soon.

Check here for bus pick-up locations

Please allow extra time for travel when bus replacement is offered. 

Bus replacements are not tracked via real time information when they replace trains.

Cycles other than folding cycles, will not be carried on the buses replacing trains.  For more information see: 

Using a Cycle on Public Transport

All folded prams can be carried on board the bus replacement services when stored in the luggage areas, non-foldable prams may not be able to be carried on all bus replacements, please talk to on-board staff when boarding.

If you have additional mobility needs please talk to the on board staff or contact Metlink to plan your trip.

For more information call Metlink on 0800 801 700 or use the; 

Journey Planner

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