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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 timetable, and these services will be delayed by approximately 10 minutes between Petone and Waterloo where the signals fault is located.

From 6.30pm tonight all Hutt services will be bus replaced so that crews can access the signals and fix the issue. The issue is with one of the underground cables which needs to be replaced.

Photo: RNZ

The signals will be fixed tonight so that a full train timetable can resume tomorrow. We may need to rearrange some trains in the morning, but will let you know what the impact will be once we have these details.

Our priority is to get you home safety, so while there will be delays; we will have trains running this stretch of line.

Train services from Wellington to Upper Hutt will run all stops, but some services from Upper Hutt to Wellington will be bus replaced. All of our usual services from Wellington to Taita services are cancelled this evening.

The timetable boards at Wellington Station may show “Upper Hutt Express” for some services, however these services will be stopping at all stations.

Please keep checking this webpage for the latest service by service information

 

Service specific information:

From Wellington to Upper Hutt, these services will be running all stops:

  • The 3:06pm service from Wellington to Upper Hutt
  • The 3:36pm service from Wellington to Upper Hutt
  • The 3:57pm service from Wellington to Upper Hutt
  • The 4:37pm service from Wellington to Upper Hutt
  • The 4:57pm service from Wellington to Upper Hutt
  • The 5:13pm service from Wellington to Upper Hutt
  • The 5:22pm service from Wellington to Upper Hutt
  • The 5:43pm service from Wellington to Upper Hutt
  • The 6:05pm service from Wellington to Upper Hutt

From Upper Hutt to Wellington, these services will be running all stops:

  • The 4:02pm service from Upper Hutt to Wellington
  • The 4:21pm service from Upper Hutt to Wellington