Valid from: 18/01/2019 5:00am

 After a significant amount of maintenance work over the Christmas New Year period, we have a few carriages awaiting their ‘WOF’ test runs on the mainline before they can return to service.

Not only was there a lot of track work during the Christmas and New Year period we also had a lot of carriage maintenance going on while not many trains were in use. As the network was shut down we were not able to test the carriages on the tracks which is a standard process after some types of maintenance. The 6:46am Waikanae to Wellington service is cancelled and some other services will run with reduced seating.

We will let you know when the 6:46am Waikanae to Wellington service is back up and running.

Alternative services to the cancelled 6:46am Waikanae to Wellington depart Waikanae at 6:28am and 6:58am.

Reduced services:

Friday 18 January: 

Johnsonville line

  • The 6:30am service from Johnsonville to Wellington will run with a reduced number of carriages. Alternative services depart Johnsonville at 6:00am and 6:45am.
  • The 7:30am service from Johnsonville to Wellington will run with a reduced number of carriages. Alternative services depart Johnsonville at 7:15am and 7:45am.
  • The 8:30am service from Johnsonville to Wellington will run with a reduced number of carriages. Alternative services depart Johnsonville at 8:15am and 8:45am.

Hutt Valley line

  • The 6:40am service from Taita to Wellington will run with a reduced number of carriages. Alternative services depart Taita at 6:20am and 7:00am.
  • The 7:56am service from Melling to Wellington will run with a reduced number of carriages. Alternative services depart Melling at 7:33am and 8:16am.

You can visit the Maintaining our Railways (external link) page or the Hutt Valley Traction Upgrade Project (external link) for more information about the huge amount of work that was carried out during the Christmas New Years bus replacements.

 

Thanks for your patience while we work to return to our regular train timetable

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