Valid from: 19/08/2019 4:00am

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.

BOL Calander 19 August 2022

Upcoming planned Rail Maintenance (19 August - 22 September 2019) PDF - 93 KB

Sunday 25 August 

Wairarapa Line (external link)

Kapiti Line (external link)

Sunday 25 August - Thursday 29 August

Hutt Valley Line (external link)

  • Buses will be replacing all train services on the Hutt Valley line between Wellington and Upper Hutt on Sunday 25 August.
  • Buses will be replacing some train services on the Hutt Valley Line between Wellington and Upper Hutt from Monday 26 August - Thursday 29 August.
  • Detailed timetable available PDF - 115 KB.

Monday 25 August - Thursday 29 August

Melling Line

Sunday 1 September 

Wairarapa Line

Sunday 1 September - Wednesday 4 September

Hutt Valley Line

  • Buses will be replacing all train services on the Hutt Valley line between Wellington and Upper Hutt on Sunday 1 September.
  • Buses will be replacing some evening train services on the Hutt Valley Line between Wellington and Upper Hutt from Monday 2 September - Wednesday 4 September.
  • Detailed timetable available. PDF - 114 KB

Thursday 5 September 

 Johnsonville Line

Sunday 8 September - Wednesday 11 September

 Hutt Valley Line

  • Buses will be replacing some evening train services on the Hutt Valley Line between Wellington and Upper Hutt on Sunday 8 September - Wednesday 11 September.
  • Detailed timetable available soon. 

Saturday 14 September - Wednesday 18 September

Hutt Valley Line

  • Buses will be replacing all train services on the Hutt Valley line between Wellington and Upper Hutt from Saturday 14 - Sunday 15 September.
  • Buses will be replacing some evening train services on the Hutt Valley Line between Wellington and Upper Hutt from Monday 16 September - Wednesday 18 September.
  • Detailed timetable available soon.

Sunday 15 September

Wairarapa Line

  • Buses will be replacing two train services on the Wairarapa Line between Wellington and Masterton on Sunday 15 September.
  • Detailed timetable available soon.

Sunday 15 September - Wednesday 18 September

Kapiti Line

  • Buses will be replacing some evening train services on the Kapiti Line between Wellington and Porirua from Sunday 15 September - Wednesday 18 September.
  • Detailed timetable available soon.

Sunday 22 September

Wairarapa Line

  • Buses will be replacing two train services on the Wairarapa Line between Wellington and Masterton on Sunday 22 September.
  • Detailed timetable available soon.

Sunday 22 September - Wednesday 25 September

Hutt Valley Line

  • Buses will be replacing all train services on the Hutt Valley line between Wellington and Upper Hutt from Sunday 22 September.
  • Buses will be replacing some evening train services on the Hutt Valley Line between Wellington and Upper Hutt from Monday 23 September - Wednesday 25 September.
  • Detailed timetable available soon.

Kapiti Line

  • Buses will be replacing some evening train services on the Kapiti Line between Wellington and Porirua from Sunday 22 September - Wednesday 25 September.
  • 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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