Archive for the ‘Train stations’ Category

How Parnell Station Will Look

How Parnell Station Will Look

Here is the Auckland Transport concept of how the new Parnell train station will look. The station at the foothills of the Domain alongside Mainline Steam’s...

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Rail Station Upgrade Confirmed

Rail Station Upgrade Confirmed

Good news for Auckland rail users. Auckland Transport confirms its going to do the proposed $39m upgrade to Auckland rail stations. Papakura and Swanson are the...

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Station Square Total FAIL

Station Square Total FAIL

It’s turned into a total fail. I have been stopping my monthly visits to Newmarket’s troubled soul-less cold concrete- dominated Station Square, dwarfed...

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Avondale Park n Ride Finally?

Avondale Park n Ride Finally?

A park and ride facility adjacent to the newish Avondale train station is back on the agenda. Hopefully. The Whau area Local Board, which covers the Avondale area,...

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How Its Looking: Manukau

How It’s Looking: Manukau

With all the debate is about a CBD rail link, it’s not all bad news. Have we forgotten that Auckland gets a new rail link to its network around late July when...

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An artists impression of Merchant Quarter

The New New Lynn Vision

One of the key side-effects of the CBD rail loop will be to rejuvenate the sad looking under-populated and developed parts of the CBD like Symonds St and Hopetoun...

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Parnell Heritage Stop Is a Go

Parnell Heritage Stop Is a Go

I’m thrilled that the new Parnell heritage train station is going ahead as part of the proposed $39m upgrade of stations. It will open about August next year. Trains...

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Baldwin Ave Re-opens: Photos

Baldwin Ave Re-opens: Photos

The new-look re-positioned Baldwin Ave train station in Mt Albert on the Western Line opened for business early this morning. Baldwin now has room for longer trains All...

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Stations Get Integrated Wired

Stations Get Integrated Wired

Construction works at train stations for integrated ticketing are getting underway. This comprises duucting and cabling ready for rail tag on and tag off devices...

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Hows It Looking: Glen Eden

How’s It Looking: Glen Eden

It will take about another three weeks for KiwiRail to finish the changes to the famous Glen Eden pedestrian overbridge. Over Christmas, workers removed the big...

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Mt Albert Station Re-design

Mt Albert Station Re-design

A dynamic Mt Albert station entrance building and better transport links are part of a winning design chosen to greatly improve the village. Unitec architecture...

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Station Square Update

Station Square Update

I went to Newmarket’s Station Square this afternoon to see if it had come to life at all since the last depressing update here. Yes, i know I’m obsessed...

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