Metlink txt bus and train service to end
Metlink txt bus and train
service to end
The Metlink text messaging service
for buses and trains in the region will be terminated from
31 March 2013.
Peter Glensor, Chair of Greater Wellington
Regional Council’s Economic Wellbeing Committee, says the
text messaging service has been superseded by real time
“When txt BUS and txt TRAIN came in they
were fantastic; all you had to do was send a text with
either your bus stop number or your train station
destination and you got a message with the next three
“But now of course you can get
real time information for your bus services and real time
information will be available for trains later this year.
Scheduled train information will be available on display
screens at most stations soon.”
People at stations
without the electronic information screens can view the
train timetable at the station or phone the Metlink Service
Centre on 0800 801 700.
Tranz Metro’s text messaging
service, that lets customers know about train service
disruptions or delays, will continue.
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