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Buses replace some trains over Labour Weekend Buses replace some trains over Labour Weekend

There are times when trains will not operate on the Auckland rail network due to maintenance, services will be replaced by a rail bus.


Line closures on Saturday 20, Sunday 21 and Monday 22 October 2018

Western line

  •  Buses will replace trains between Swanson and Britomart.

View the Western line train timetable for Saturday 20, Sunday 21 and Monday 22 October 2018 (PDF 430KB).

Onehunga line

  • Trains will operate as normal.

Eastern line

  • Trains will operate between Britomart and Otahuhu.
  • Buses will replace trains between Otahuhu and Pukekohe.

Southern line

  • Trains will operate between Britomart and Otahuhu.
  • Buses will replace trains between Otahuhu and Pukekohe.

View the Southern and Eastern line (including Onehunga) train timetable for Saturday 20, Sunday 21 and Monday 22 October 2018 (PDF 457KB).

Reason for line closure: Southern and Eastern lines will be closed for Takanini Motorway widening, sleeper replacement and trackwork (distressing, mudspots and removal of Papatoetoe level crossing). Western line will be closed for level crossing upgrades.


Replacement buses

Buses will be marked RAIL BUS. All valid tickets and passes currently accepted on trains will be accepted on rail bus replacements.

For more information on rail bus services and rail bus stop locations visit Bus replacements or Train station maps.

Please note: Buses cannot accommodate bikes, scooters or large personal items.On


Published 25 September 2018 | Last updated 25 September 2018
Information is correct at the time of publishing and subject to change