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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 >>

Metlink Leading The Way On Journey Tracking

Tuesday, 18 August 2020, 2:02 pm | Metlink

Metlink and the Wellington Region continues to be at the forefront of the COVID-19 response by working with the Government on the use of QR codes for journey tracking. Metlink general manager, Scott Gallacher says, “The care and safety of our passengers ... More >>

Additional Metlink Services, Cleaning And Physical Distancing Measures

Saturday, 28 March 2020, 11:59 am | Metlink

In response to COVID-19 alert level 4, Metlink is adding more bus services, introducing germ shield fogging and rolling out physical distancing markers on all buses and trains. General Manager Scott Gallacher says Metlink is continuing to monitor the ... More >>

Metlink Public Transport Free Until June

Tuesday, 24 March 2020, 7:56 pm | Metlink

As part of the national response to COVID-19 alert level 4 Metlink will make all rail and bus services free until June. Metlink GM Scott Gallacher says public transport will continue to be available for essential service workers, and to enable communities ... More >>

Metlink Moves To Sunday Services From Wednesday

Monday, 23 March 2020, 4:17 pm | Metlink

In response to the Prime Minister’s address today on raised COVID-19 levels, Metlink will be moving to Sunday services across all public transport modes from Wednesday 25 March. Metlink GM Scott Gallacher says, that while there are still a number of ... More >>

Covid-19: Metlink Public Transport Update On Drivers Aged 70+

Sunday, 22 March 2020, 6:21 pm | Metlink

Metlink General Manager Scott Gallacher says, in accordance with Central Government advice, for the health and safety of staff and passengers, all Metlink bus drivers aged 70+ will not be part of operating our transport network at this time. “The ... More >>

Metlink welcomes purchase of Mana Coach Services

Tuesday, 20 August 2019, 3:23 pm | Metlink

Metlink welcomes news today that Transdev Australasia have agreed terms to acquire Mana Coach Services. More >>

Slight delays and cancellations, Hutt Valley and Kapiti Line

Thursday, 11 July 2019, 1:22 pm | Metlink

Due to an earlier incident near Wellington that is currently under investigation services departing from and arriving in Wellington are experiencing slight delays More >>

All aboard Wellington’s longest commuter train

Tuesday, 16 April 2019, 3:04 pm | Metlink

Metlink is pleased to announce the commencement of the Wairarapa nine-car service during afternoon peak services. More >>

Metlink Provides Free Buses for Hutt Community Gatherings

Tuesday, 19 March 2019, 3:49 pm | Metlink

Metlink is providing free fares on buses this Wednesday (20 March) as people gather at community events in the Hutt Valley. More >>

Metlink Provides Free Fares as 1000s Head to Vigil

Sunday, 17 March 2019, 3:14 pm | Metlink

Metlink Provides Free Fares as Thousands Head to Vigil Metlink is providing free fares on buses and trains tonight as thousands make their way to the Basin Reserve to pay respects to the victims and survivors of the Christchurch attack. Free travel ... More >>

Changes to Kapiti Line timetables from 25 February

Tuesday, 19 February 2019, 4:25 pm | Metlink

Metlink is making minor changes to its rail timetable on the Kapiti Line to increase capacity during the morning peak, and to improve punctuality of service in the morning and afternoon peak. More >>

Wellington bus strike called off

Monday, 29 October 2018, 4:04 pm | Metlink

The strike action by a small number of Tramways Union members employed by Tranzurban has been called off as from 2am tomorrow (Tuesday October 30). More >>

Check before you travel still the advice

Friday, 26 October 2018, 3:37 am | Metlink

Metlink continues to advise Wellington bus commuters to check before they travel, with a strike by some members of the Tramways Union potentially continuing today (Friday 26/10). More >>

 

 
 
 
 
 

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