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New Zealand: Rail service returns to Western Line in Auckland March 27 /update 1

Western Line service fully resumes in Auckland on March 27 following earlier emergency situation; residual delays ongoing

27 Mar 05:47 AM UTC
TIMEFRAME expected from 3/27/2019, 12:00 AM until 3/27/2019, 11:59 PM (Pacific/Auckland). COUNTRY/REGION Auckland, Mount Albert
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Event

Western Line rail service resumed in Auckland on Wednesday, March 27, at approximately 16:30 (local time). While trains are able to run across the full length of the line, Auckland Transport announced that they will continue to run at 20-minute frequency through the evening peak hours. Residual transportation disruptions are expected to continue through Wednesday evening.

Context

Auckland Transport closed the Mount Albert station on the afternoon of March 27 after a person was reportedly fatally struck by a train near the Woodward Road crossing.

Advice

Individuals in Auckland are advised to monitor developments to the situation, anticipate transportation disruptions, and allow additional time to travel.

 

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