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Auckland Transport

Future works on the Auckland rail network

In order to continue the upgrade of Auckland's rail network, there are times when trains will not operate. During these closures train services will be replaced by bus.


Upgrades on the rail network are generally undertaken at weekends and public holidays when there is usually fewer people travelling.

During these planned closures, replacement Rail Bus services and special timetables will operate.

Upcoming closures

This is to allow for important improvements and maintenance work on the rail network.

Saturday 18 and Sunday 19 February 2017

  • Buses will replace trains on the Southern, Onehunga and Western Lines.
  • Trains will operate on the Eastern Line between Britomart and Manukau.

Please check back for the timetable.

Saturday 8 and Sunday 9 April 2017

  • Buses will replace trains on the Southern, Onehunga and Western Lines.
  • Trains will operate on the Eastern Line between Britomart and Manukau.

Please check back for the timetable.


Rail buses

For more information:

Note: Buses cannot accommodate bikes, scooters or large personal items.


Last updated 4 January 2017
Information is correct at the time of publishing and subject to change.