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Tahekeroa road and rail slip repaired after Auckland floods

Seven months after Cyclone Gabrielle, Auckland Transport, KiwiRail and Downer have completed work on the major slip that closed Tahekeroa Road and fell on the main trunk railway north of Helensville.

TRD And Edgewater Stn Aerial Artist Impression July 2022 (1)

Approval of next phase of Eastern Busway project

Auckland Transport (AT) has announced its approval of the next phase of the Eastern Busway project - known as Stages 3c and 4i. 

AT ends challenging financial year in a solid financial position while making progress addressing public transport reliability issues

Auckland Transport (AT) ended the 2022/23 financial year in a strong financial position and delivered its capital programme, while managing Auckland’s transport network through unprecedented adverse weather, skills shortages and disruptive but necessary rail infrastructure upgrades.

AT HOP systems back online throughout today

Customers will be able to top-up their AT HOP cards from today, Tuesday 19 September as the system impacted by last week’s cyber incident comes back online.

AT assisting Police following attack at Albany Bus Station

Auckland Transport is assisting Police with its inquiry following a serious attack at Albany Bus Station earlier this afternoon, with the station now closed for a scene investigation.

Ferry good news: Auckland Transport announces Explore Group will operate Bayswater, and Birkenhead / Te Onewa Northcote Point ferry routes

In ferry good news, Auckland Transport (AT) is happy to announce it has contracted Explore Group to continue the operation of some recently cancelled Auckland commuter ferry services.

Auckland, as Mission Electric continues

West Auckland has gone electric, as its first electric bus depot was officially launched today - along with 43 new electric buses now in service.

Pets on buses made paw-manent

Pets are now paw-manently welcome onboard Auckland’s buses, Auckland Transport says.

Auckland has most zero-emission buses on the road in New Zealand

Auckland Transport (AT) now has 133 zero-emission buses in the fleet, making it the largest number for a New Zealand city, and in the top two in Australasia.

Auckland parking prices to change following review

From 28 August new hourly rates will apply for on-street parking and parking at Auckland Transport-managed parking buildings across the region, Auckland Transport says.

Ferry service changes to support crew training programme

From Sunday 1 October there will be changes to Auckland Transport’s ferry services and timetables to allow for Fullers360 to start an accelerated ferry crew training programme.

Auckland’s bus driver shortage is officially over!

This morning, Auckland Transport (AT) announced that the bus driver shortage is officially over.

Have your say on the design of Stage 4 of the Eastern Busway

Public consultation is now open on the design of Stage 4 of the Eastern Busway from Tī Rākau Drive to Botany Town Centre. 

AT’s wāhine promotes this year’s FIFA Women’s World Cup

You’ll hear and see advertisements around Tāmaki Makaurau Auckland for the FIFA Women’s World Cup ™ which includes Auckland Transport’s stunning mahi toi (artwork).

Auckland’s draft speed management plan open for feedback

Auckland’s draft speed management plan for 2024-27 - Katoa, Ka Ora - is now open for public feedback until 28 August.