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Henderson Bridge Touch Up

Henderson Bridge Touch Up

Auckland Transport has begun work transforming the bridge that crosses over Henderson’s Opanuku Stream on Great North Road with a new viewing platform and...

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Sturges Rd Railbridge Nears Completion

Sturges Rd Railbridge Nears Completion

At last the year-long Sturges Rd railbridge replacement project in Henderson is coming to an end - on schedule for Christmas. It’s been an extraordinary...

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Photos, Video: Track Work In Henderson

Photos, Video: Track Work In Henderson

Track maintenance and electrification work were on the agenda on the Western Line around Henderson this weekend. It’s a painstaking careful and fascinating...

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New Sturges Half Bridge

New Sturges Half Bridge

The new Sturges Rd rail bridge is finally moving ahead - well half of it. Here are photos of how it looks now. The new bridge is being constructed one side...

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Sturges: Why So Long?

Sturges: Why So Long?

What feels like the longest rail project in the world looks as if it has suddenly woke up from its winter slumber. The new Sturges Rd rail bridge is finally moving...

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Pics: Sturges Rd Progress

Pics: Sturges Rd Progress

Good to see at last some progress with the year-long Sturges Rd bridge replacement. Many thanks to reader Hesky who sent through these photos from the scene today....

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Henderson On Sundays

Henderson On Sundays

Marketing has been launched for the extension of Western Line trips to Henderson on Sundays, from June 20. “Sunday is a great day for a trip to town,”...

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Another Busy Weekend

Another Busy Weekend

Work on doubletracking the Western line between New Lynn and Avondale and the completion of work associated with the new Avondale train station means buses replace...

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Where Electric Trains Sleep

Where Electric Trains Sleep

Auckland’s new electric trains will have a new bedroom. Trains presently are parked at Westfield on the Southern Line - but a stabling yard will open...

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Sturges Rd: Bailey Bridge Up But Slow Action  Latest Photos

Sturges Rd: Bailey Bridge Up But Slow Action - Latest Photos

A temporary Bailey bridge has been set up at Henderson’s Sturges Rd while a rail replacement bridge is built - but it looks like a very slow project. The...

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Sturges Road $8.6m Replacement Bridge Work Starts  Photos (Part I)

Sturges Road $8.6m Replacement Bridge Work Starts - Photos (Part I)

A start has been made on the $8.6 million Henderson’s Sturges Road replacement bridge project, taking place next to the train station there. Managed by Waitakere...

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Sturges Rd Closed While Bridge Replacement- More Photos

Sturges Rd Closed While Bridge Replacement- More Photos

The section of Sturges Rd where the bridge replacement work is being done road is closed except to residents - that’s between Swanson Rd and Septimus...

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Sturges Rd Railbridge Is Cracked (Photos)

Sturges Rd Railbridge Is Cracked (Photos)

Henderson’s Sturges Road rail bridge is clearly cracked. The old bridge was built in 1940 by the government NZ Railways department so steam trains could cope...

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