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Metlink’s Delta Buster Bus Hits Hutt Streets

Friday, 15 October 2021, 2:12 pm | Metlink

In support of the nation’s ‘Super Saturday’ vaxathon Metlink will roll out a new “delta buster” bus as part of a coordinated effort to boost vaccination rates in the Hutt Valley. Emblazoned with local art, Metlink’s delta buster, a ... More >>

Metlink Announces On-demand Public Transport Trial For Tawa

Friday, 15 October 2021, 9:35 am | Metlink

Metlink have announced details of a new on-demand public transport trial which it says will improve access to public transport in Tawa by tailoring services to meet community needs. The trial, which starts in early 2022, is part of Metlink’s wider ... More >>

Snapper On Rail Unveiled On Johnsonville Line

Thursday, 14 October 2021, 2:56 pm | Metlink

Metlink confirmed the launch date for Snapper on rail today with the card payment rolling out on the Johnsonville line as part of a pilot that will inform the National Ticketing Solution in the future. Familiar to hundreds and thousands of bus passengers ... More >>

Metlink offers free travel to vaccination events and centres

Friday, 17 September 2021, 2:57 pm | Metlink

Metlink will be offering free travel on buses and trains to anyone getting their COVID-19 vaccination from Monday 20 September 2021 as part of a coordinated effort to boost attendance at vaccination centres and events across the region. The free ... More >>

Metlink Signals Disruption And Potential Capacity Issues As Full Services Resume At Alert Level 2

Tuesday, 7 September 2021, 1:28 pm | Metlink

Following the Government’s Alert Level 2 announcement Metlink has confirmed that all payment methods including cash will be reinstated and a new NZ Bus timetable will be introduced as it transitions back to full bus, train and ferry services from ... More >>

Metlink Services at Alert Level 3

Tuesday, 31 August 2021, 3:38 pm | Metlink

Following the Government’s latest alert level change, Metlink has announced that it will continue to run a modified Saturday timetable for buses and trains under alert level 3. More >>

Weather related service disruption on rail lines

Tuesday, 17 August 2021, 10:36 am | Metlink

There are significant delays to services on the Kapiti Line this morning following a train derailment at Paekakariki caused by a slip. A stop/go system is in place on SH1 southbound so traffic delays will be considerable. Bus replacements are in ... More >>

Metlink At Alert Level 1

Tuesday, 29 June 2021, 2:45 pm | Metlink

Following the Government’s Alert Level 1 announcement, Metlink has confirmed that face coverings are still mandatory on all bus, train and ferry services from 11:59pm on Tuesday 29 June. “The Government has made it clear that people should wear face ... More >>

Metlink Services At Alert Level 2

Wednesday, 23 June 2021, 1:20 pm | Metlink

Following the Government’s alert level 2 announcement Metlink has confirmed that face coverings remain mandatory on all bus, train and ferry services and that it will continue to run a full timetable from 6pm tonight until 11.59pm Sunday 27 June. ... More >>

Metlink Joins Chorus Of Councils Saying ‘Think Before You Type’

Friday, 21 May 2021, 10:27 am | Metlink

An abusive message punched into a keyboard can have just as much impact as a punch to the gut, is the gist of a new video featuring real staff from Metlink and local government organisations encouraging people to think before they type in a bid to ... More >>

Metlink Supports Māori Warden’s Mission To Keep Wellington Safe

Friday, 14 May 2021, 1:35 pm | Metlink

Metlink supports Māori Warden’s kaupapa by providing free public transport for on-duty Wardens, enabling them to move around the region with ease as they undertake crime prevention. On-duty Māori wardens wearing a uniform are welcome to travel ... More >>

Metlink Supports Māori Warden’s Mission To Keep Wellington Safe

Friday, 14 May 2021, 1:32 pm | Metlink

Metlink supports Māori Warden’s kaupapa by providing free public transport for on-duty Wardens, enabling them to move around the region with ease as they undertake crime prevention. On-duty Māori wardens wearing a uniform are welcome to travel ... More >>

Metlink Deeply Disappointed And Surprised With NZ Bus Lockout Decision

Thursday, 22 April 2021, 5:24 pm | Metlink

NZ Bus has announced a continuous lockout of Tramways Union members from 4am Saturday 24 April 2021. The lockout means that Tramways Union members will not be able to report for driver duties unless they accept NZ Bus’ most recent offer. The lockout ... More >>

Bus Passengers Encouraged To Check Before They Travel During Tramways Union Meeting

Thursday, 8 April 2021, 3:56 pm | Metlink

Wellington bus passengers will face disruption to their travel on Wednesday 14 April between 9:00am and 3pm as some drivers attend a Tramways Union meeting. Metlink General Manager Scott Gallacher says the union meeting will not affect school services but ... More >>

Metlink Services During Alert Level 1

Friday, 5 March 2021, 5:00 pm | Metlink

Following the Government’s Alert Level 1 announcement, Metlink has confirmed that face coverings are still mandatory on all bus, train and ferry services from 6am on Sunday, 7 March. “The Government has made it clear that people should wear face ... More >>

Metlink Services During Alert Level 2

Sunday, 28 February 2021, 6:35 am | Metlink

Following the Government’s alert level 2 announcement Metlink has confirmed that face coverings will remain mandatory on all bus, train and ferry services and that it will continue to run a full timetable from 6am tomorrow (Sunday 28 February). ... More >>

Mandatory Face Coverings To Remain On Metlink Services During Alert Level 1

Wednesday, 17 February 2021, 6:36 pm | Metlink

Following the Government’s Alert Level 1 announcement, Metlink has confirmed that face coverings will still be mandatory on all bus, train and ferry services from midnight tonight. “The Government has made it clear that people should wear face ... More >>

Mandatory Face Coverings And Full Timetables On Metlink Services During Alert Level 2

Monday, 15 February 2021, 6:10 am | Metlink

14 February 2021 Following the Government’s alert level 2 announcement Metlink has confirmed that face coverings will be mandatory on all bus, train and ferry services and that it will continue to run a full timetable from midnight tonight (Sunday 14 ... More >>

Metlink Snapper IPhone App Breaks 10,000 Downloads

Friday, 27 November 2020, 10:16 am | Metlink

Metlink has taken another step forward in customer convenience with the launch of the Snapper IPhone app, which makes it easy for iPhone users to top up Snapper cards, check balances, get details on card usage and much more. Released yesterday, the ... More >>

Metlink Drives Diversity With Pink Shirt Day

Friday, 16 October 2020, 11:19 am | Metlink

Hundreds of Metlink staff are donning pink shirts, hats and other creative accessories to stand together as part of a diverse community against bullying and discrimination. The annual Pink Shirt Day began in Canada, but its clear message of standing together ... More >>

 

 
 
 
 
 

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