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Bus replacements on the Western Line this weekend

ARTA Media Release
9 September 2008

Bus replacements on the Western Line this weekend

The Auckland Regional Transport Authority (ARTA) advises that a revised timetable will be operating on the Western Line on Saturday 13 and Sunday 14 September 2008.

ARTA's General Manager, Customer Services, Mark Lambert says, “The bus replacement services support continuing work on the development of Auckland's rail network by ARTA and ONTRACK.”

On Saturday 13 September, a bus replacement service will be in place between Waitakere and Avondale.

The RAIL BUS stops for this bus replacement service will be located at:
• Waitakere: Township Rd
• Swanson: Swanson Rd
• Ranui: Ranui Station Rd
• Sturges Rd: Sturges Rd
• Henderson: Railside Ave
• Sunnyvale: Seymour Rd
• Glen Eden: West Coast Rd
• Fruitvale Rd: Arawa St
• New Lynn: Transport Centre, Platform 3 (directly outside the kiosk on the railside)
• Avondale: Rosebank Rd.

On Sunday 14 September, a bus replacement service will be operating between Avondale and New Lynn.

The RAIL BUS stops for the Sunday bus replacement service will be located at:
• New Lynn: Transport Centre, Platform 3 (directly outside the kiosk on the railside)
• Avondale: Rosebank Rd

Where buses replace trains, normal train fares will apply for the entire journey.

Passengers are advised to check timetables carefully before travelling.

"We understand that the bus replacements may cause disruptions to passengers. The support and understanding of passengers while this important work is taking place is greatly appreciated,” Mr Lambert says.

For more information about the bus replacements on the Western Line call MAXX on (09) 366 6400 or visit www.maxx.co.nz


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