62 More Dominion Rd Bus Trips A Day


62 more trips each weekday for buses on Dominion Road from Tuesday.

If you catch a bus in the next few days, you’ll find the new Metrolink Dominion Rd timetables but with buses running every five minutes, there’s probably no need for one.

The extra 62 trips a day from Monday to Friday on the busy Dominion Rd route, equates to 15,500 more trips every year.

The new timetable will see a bus run from Mt Albert Rd along Dominion Road to St James CBD (Monday to Friday, 7.00am to 3.00pm) and then back again every five minutes (Monday to Friday, 9.00am – 7.00pm).

Metrolink is further adding to these additional services by introducing another 10 new Scania Euro 4 Low Emission buses to travel the Dominion Rd route from April.

Jon Calder, General Manager for Metrolink, says this means one of the highest frequency bus services in Auckland.

Last year  Metrolink had an average of 43,000 customers per week on this route alone.”

Mr Calder: “We’re passionate about growing public transport and expect that this initiative will encourage more people out of cars and onto buses.”




  1. George Darroch says:

    Wonderful news! Something to celebrate, certainly.

    It’s successful because it is frequent. People don’t use hourly buses unless they’re poor or unable to drive - who else would want to plan their life around bus timetables? More frequencies everywhere!

  2. Johans says:

    Public transportation for the poor? I always thought it was for the smart ones.

  3. jarbury says:

    A bus every 5 minutes is simply superb!


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