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Pregnant woman suffers medical emergency on train

A pregnant woman has been taken to hospital after suffering a medical emergency on a Hutt Valley train. Photo: RNZ / Paloma Migone The woman was on the 7am service from Upper Hutt when it happened. A Wellington Free Ambulance spokesperson said the woman was taken to hospital in a moderate to serious condition. The …

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Reduced peak train timetable and delays on the Hutt Valley line tonight

The signals fault on the Hutt Valley line remains an issue and will cause delays between Petone and Trentham. Services to Taita cancelled News from Metlink “We are able to run trains on the Hutt line during peak this afternoon, but the signals issue has not yet been fixed. We are running a reduced train …

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Updated: Train services on Hutt Valley line suspended

HVL/MEL: Services on the Hutt Valley line are currently suspended from departing and arriving to Wellington due to a signals fault. Photo: RNZ / Paloma Migone Valid from: 10/01/2019 8:40am All Hutt Valley and Melling line services are currently suspended from departing Wellington and Upper Hutt due to a signals fault between Petone and Trentham. Services …

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Experts flag ‘high risk’ of train collision and deaths

There is a “high risk” of two trains crashing in Wellington, which could lead to deaths, experts have found, reiterating earlier calls for more safety measures on the back of four investigations into passenger trains that almost crashed. Photo: RNZ / Paloma Migone A new risk report has examined a busy stretch of rail where …

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Updated: Wellington trains disrupted due to mechanical work

Updated: Wellington train services will be disrupted at peak times today due to urgent mechanical work. Click here to go to Metlink for live information A large number of train services will not be running and people are expected to have to switch to buses, which might cause long delays. RNZ understands 20 trains have …

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