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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 >>

Strike Action having minimal impact on bus services

Thursday, 25 October 2018, 8:52 am | Metlink

Strike action by some bus drivers is currently having minimal impact only on bus services in Wellington City and the Hutt Valley. 98 percent of scheduled trips are operating. More >>

Wellington bus customers face potential disruption

Friday, 19 October 2018, 3:11 pm | Metlink

Wellington, Hutt Valley and Porirua bus customers could face disruption to their travel from Tuesday (October 23) due to a strike by members of the Tramways Union employed by bus operator Tranzurban. More >>

Cyclone Gita is heading our way but our services are running

Monday, 19 February 2018, 2:38 pm | Metlink

Metlink is operating all its normal bus, train and ferry services tomorrow and Wednesday. We will be managing any impacts that the severe weather may have on our networks and keep customers up-to-date via the Metlink website, the Metlink Communter app, ... More >>

Metlink thanks customers for patience as trains resume

Tuesday, 30 January 2018, 9:06 pm | Metlink

Rail services in Wellington have restarted after a major overhead electrical fault at Wellington Railway Station. More >>

Metlink advises commuters to look at alternatives

Wednesday, 29 November 2017, 7:24 pm | Metlink

Wellington rail commuters are being advised to make other travel arrangements on Friday 1 December due to a strike by members of the Rail and Maritime Transport Union. More >>

Thursday 16 Nov: No Metlink train services due to strike

Wednesday, 15 November 2017, 9:34 am | Metlink

Due to strike action on Thursday 16 November no Metlink train services will be running. More >>