Wellington Metro Update

21 June 2013 4:04PM

Latest update from KiwiRail 21 June 2013, 4:30pm

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. 

The following service updates are advised:

Johnsonville Line: Services will run half hourly from 4pm.  The first service to depart Wellington for Johnsonville is the 4.02pm service and the first half hourly to depart Johnsonville for Wellington is the 4.32pm service.

Kapiti Line: The line will reopen at 6pm.  From 4pm bus replacements will run half hourly from Wellington to Waikanae.  The first half hourly bus to depart will be the 4.14pm service.  The first train service to depart Wellington will be the 6.14pm service.  Buses will run between Paekakariki and Waikanae until further notice.

Hutt Valley Line: Bus replacements will run half hourly from 4pm from Wellington to Upper Hutt.  The first half hourly bus will be 4.05pm service.  Once the line reopens buses will run between Wellington and Petone until further notice.  More information about the line reopening to follow.

Melling Line:  Services between Melling and Petone are cancelled until further notice.  There are no bus replacements please use alternative transport.

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 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.

For more information go to www.tranzmetro.co.nz