New Hamilton – Auckland commuter train to begin in August
The new Hamilton – Auckland passenger train will start running on 3 August, Transport Minister Phil Twyford announced today.
The Te Huia service will consist of two morning trains from Hamilton, with two return evening trains each week day and a single return train on Saturday.
“As the Waikato and Auckland grow closer together, this new passenger train will become a crucial connection between these two major centres.
“It will allow up to 300 people to get to and from Auckland each day, helping reduce congestion on our highways and transport emissions.
“Not only will it take the stress out of driving, the carriages will be comfortable and equipped with Wi-Fi, which will allow passengers to use the two-hour, twenty-minute travel time productively.”
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Beehive.govt.nz: Hon Phil Twyford, March 12, 2020