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Prime Minister Can Solve Auckland’s Traffic Woes

Tuesday, 26 January 2016, 12:55 pm | Public Transport Users Association

The Public Transport Users Association is looking forward to the Prime Minister John Key’s expected announcement tomorrow that the Government will bring funding for the City Rail Link project forward by two years. This move will allow full construction ... More >>

Passengers Dealt Double Blow For Christmas

Wednesday, 16 December 2015, 3:05 pm | Public Transport Users Association

An unexpected gift is being delivered to Auckland public transport users just in time for the holiday season. Auckland Transport will increase the cost of purchasing new HOP cards from $5 to $10 from Friday, 17 December. As yet, no justification for ... More >>

Train Plan Set To Fail

Friday, 4 December 2015, 1:28 pm | Public Transport Users Association

The Public Transport Users Association (PTUA) is concerned about rumours from our members about plans to relocate the Northern Explorer Auckland to Wellington train service from its current base at the Britomart Transport Centre, to the extremely ... More >>

Fare Evasion

Monday, 28 September 2015, 5:03 pm | Public Transport Users Association

The Public Transport Users Association is calling for significant law changes to challenge fare evaders on the Auckland rail network. More >>

Pukekohe Electrification Needed

Monday, 20 July 2015, 4:37 pm | Public Transport Users Association

Today hails a massive step forward for Auckland rail passengers with electric trains rolled out on all lines. However, Franklin passengers have yet to share the joy of full electrification as it stops short in Papakura. More >>

Western Passengers Face Rail Cuts

Thursday, 16 July 2015, 5:18 pm | Public Transport Users Association

Commuters, communities and ratepayers are angry at Auckland Transport's axing of all Waitakere trains from tomorrow. More >>

Press Release – Funeral Train Update

Wednesday, 3 June 2015, 11:03 am | Public Transport Users Association

The Public Transport Users Association (PTUA) will hold a special “Funeral Cortege Train” complete with mourners, the grim reaper and a coffin this coming Thursday morning (4th June). The train will depart from Waitakere Railway Station at 6:58am ... More >>

Funeral Service Mourns Demise of Nor-West Rail

Monday, 25 May 2015, 11:12 am | Public Transport Users Association

The Public Transport Users Association is holding a funeral service to mark the demise of Nor-West rail options, with the closure of Waitakere station as currently planned by Auckland Transport. More >>

Rail Costs Need Challenging

Monday, 11 May 2015, 10:24 am | Public Transport Users Association

The Public Transport Users Association (PTUA) agrees with the report in today’s New Zealand Herald that Auckland rail operating costs are far too high (see ‘Subsidy Four Times More than Wellington’)After reviewing Auckland and Wellington rail operation ... More >>

SHA solution at fingertips of Auckland Council

Tuesday, 5 May 2015, 2:59 pm | Public Transport Users Association

With increasing debate taking place around the granting of consent to SHA’s in North West Auckland, Auckland Council is failing to utilize a most obvious asset – one that will enable the growing communities of Huapai and Kumeu to keep moving. More >>

Western Connector Trains Gathers Steam

Wednesday, 29 April 2015, 9:38 am | Public Transport Users Association

Representatives from the Public Transport Users Association say they were “listened to, but not heard” at their presentation to the Auckland Transport Board meeting today. The group’s Chairwoman Christine Rose and Co-ordinator, Jon Reeves, today ... More >>

Communities Unite for “Western Connector” Trains

Tuesday, 24 March 2015, 11:08 am | Public Transport Users Association

Over 120 people attended a lively public transport meeting in Kumeu last night calling for improved public transport to this rapidly growing area on Auckland’s fringe. More >>

High Intererst in Rail Proposals for Western Growth Areas

Monday, 23 March 2015, 9:20 am | Public Transport Users Association

Public interest is high in proposals for improved public rail transport to Auckland’s western growth areas of Huapai-Kumeu, and retention of current services to Waitakere. More >>

 

 
 
 
 
 

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