Wellington Metro Update

21 June 2013 3:03PM

Latest update from KiwiRail 21 June 2013, 3:00pm

Wairarapa and the Capital Connection Services

Due to the adverse weather conditions over the past 24 hours and the subsequent damage to tracks, there will be disruptions to this evening’s services including some cancellations that will not be bus replaced. 

Because of road conditions and increased traffic on the road, passengers on bus replacement services should expect and plan for delays or make alternative arrangements if travel is urgent. 

Wairarapa Line: 

All Wairarapa services are replaced by bus from Upper Hutt to Wellington. The following updates today's services on the Wairarapa Line.  All bus services from Wellington depart from Platform 9.

  • The 3.40pm service from Masterton to Wellington will run by train to Upper Hutt and bus from Upper Hutt to Wellington.
  • The 4.25pm service from Wellington to Masterton will be bus to Upper Hutt and train from Upper Hutt to Masterton.
  • The 5.30pm service  from Wellington to Masterton is cancelled.  There will be no bus replacement.
  • The 6.22pm service from Wellington to Masterton will be bus to Upper Hutt and train from Upper Hutt to Masterton.
  • The 8.20pm service from Masterton to Wellington is cancelled.  There is no bus replacement service.
  • The 10.25pm service from Wellington to Masterton is cancelled.  There is no bus replacement service.

Capital Connection: 

Will be replaced by buses from Wellington to Palmerston North.  Paraparaumu and Waikanae passengers are advised to use Tranz Metro services as there will be only pick ups from these stations and no drop offs.  Buses will depart from Platform 9.