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Metlink Train Services Resume Normal Timetables

Tuesday, 21 June 2022, 9:59 am | Metlink

Following the resolution by Kiwirail of the signalling issues that affected Metlink’s rail services yesterday and this morning, normal timetables have resumed on all lines. Passengers are advised to monitor the Metlink website and app for the latest information ... More >>

Metlink Rail Services Disruption – 20 June 2022

Monday, 20 June 2022, 10:59 am | Metlink

Significant disruption to train services on the Metlink rail network can be expected for the next few hours as Metlink, train operator Transdev and Kiwirail continue to investigate options for the resumption of regular services. The next meeting between ... More >>

Interim Snapper Payment To Be Extended Throughout The Metlink Rail Network

Friday, 29 April 2022, 2:14 pm | Metlink

  Metlink is set to roll out interim electronic payment by Snapper across the rest of the region’s rail network as part of the transition to the National Ticketing Solution. This follows a successful trial on the Johnsonville Line. “Four More >>

Metlink Set To Reopen Lambton Bus Interchange This Sunday

Friday, 4 March 2022, 7:22 pm | Metlink

Metlink has announced that it will be reopening the Lambton bus interchange on Sunday 6 March now that protestors have been moved on after three weeks of occupation. Scott Gallacher, General Manager for Metlink, says the reopening is thanks to the Herculean ... More >>

Metlink Has Reopened The Wellington Railway Station And All Rail Services Have Resumed

Thursday, 3 March 2022, 6:44 am | Metlink

Passengers are advised that there may be minor delays to train services today following the suspension of services and closure of the Wellington Railway Station last night as the protest action around parliament escalated. Metlink and its partners KiwiRail ... More >>

Metlink Closes Wellington Station; Suspends All Rail Service

Wednesday, 2 March 2022, 6:50 pm | Metlink

On advice of the Police, and in light of the deteriorating situation in Wellington City, Metlink has taken the decision to close the Wellington railway station and suspend all rail services to ensure the health, safety, and well-being of all passengers ... More >>

Metlink Announces New Airport Bus Service Partner And A Zero Emission Fleet

Thursday, 16 December 2021, 3:35 pm | Metlink

Metlink is pleased to announce Mana Newlands by Transdev as their partner for the new airport express bus service launching in 2022. The partnership means that Wellingtonians from across the region will soon have an easy and convenient way to get to the Airport, ... More >>

Metlink Commits To Wage Increase And Shift Redesign For Tranzurban Drivers

Friday, 10 December 2021, 11:52 am | Metlink

From December 1 Metlink will be increasing Tranzurban driver wages to $27 an hour as part of its commitment to retain and attract drivers across the region. The move will take Tranzurban drivers up to a flat rate of $27 an hour, with Wellington drivers ... More >>

Free Metlink Services For Christmas Eve, Day And New Years’ Eve Travellers

Wednesday, 1 December 2021, 12:05 pm | Metlink

Metlink is offering free travel to all passengers travelling on all bus and train services on Christmas Eve, Christmas Day and New Year’s Eve. Bus passengers can tag on and off with their Snapper at no cost. Those visiting or without a Snapper ... More >>

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 >>