Valid from: 20/11/2017 4:00am

There is still more to be done upgrading the Wellington rail network and buses will be replacing trains on some lines in weekends or other off peak periods:

20 Nov Calander 

Upcoming planned Rail Maintenance (20 November - 24 December) PDF - 76 KB

Sunday 19 November - Wednesday 22 November (external link)

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

 

Sunday 26 November - Wednesday 29 November

Kapiti Line - bus replacements between Wellington and Waikanae:

  • Buses will be replacing some evening trains on the Kapiti Line between Wellington and Waikanae from Sunday 26 November until Wednesday 29 November.
  • The detailed timetable will be available soon.

Saturday 2 December - Sunday 3 December

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

  • Buses will be replacing trains on the Hutt Valley Line between Wellington and Upper Hutt on Saturday 2 December and Sunday 3 December. 
  • The detailed timetable will be available soon.

Wairarapa Line - bus replacements between Wellington and Upper Hutt:

  • Buses will be replacing some trains on the Wairarapa Line between Wellington and Upper Hutt on Saturday 2 December and Sunday 3 December. 
  • The detailed timetable will be available soon.

Sunday 3 December - Wednesday 6 December

Johnsonville Line - bus replacements between Wellington and Johnsonville:

  • Buses will be replacing some evening trains on the Johnsonville line from Sunday 3 to Wednesday 6 December.
  • The detailed timetable will be available soon.

Sunday 10 December - Wednesday 13 December

Kapiti Line - bus replacements between Porirua and Waikanae:

  • Buses will be replacing some evening trains on the Kapiti Line between Porirua and Waikanae from Sunday 10 December until Wednesday 13 November.
  • The detailed timetable will be available soon.

For bus pick-up locations check 'Where do I catch the bus?'

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: http://www.metlink.org.nz/getting-around/using-a-cycle-on-pt (external link) /

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.

Services Affected: