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Public transport holiday timetable for Auckland Anniversary

Public transport holiday timetable for Auckland Anniversary Weekend

If you are getting out and about to one of the many events this Anniversary Weekend make a plan and allow plenty of time for travel.

Public transport services will be operating to a regular weekend and public holiday timetable. For more information and timetables go to www.at.co.nz or phone 09 366 6400.

Train:
Buses will replace trains across the rail network during Anniversary Weekend to allow KiwiRail to carry out important work to prepare the network for electrification. For details on rail bus services, timetables and bus stop locations go to www.at.co.nz

Bus:

Saturday 25 and Sunday 26 January
Bus services will operate to a regular weekend timetable

Monday 27 January

Bus services will operate to a regular public holiday timetable
Please note: Due to St Jerome's Laneway Festival, City LINK services travelling to Wynyard Quarter will be diverted via Pakenham St. These services will not travel via Jellicoe St from 4pm Sunday 26 January to 11.30pm Monday 27 January and from 12pm (midday) to 11.30pm Wednesday 29 January for the Lorde concert.

Ferry:
A regular public holiday timetable will be in place for ferries.

BLACKCAPS vs India, One Day International, Eden Park, Saturday 25 January
All trains will be replaced by rail buses. Please allow for extra travel time. After 11am cricket fans can board a direct rail bus service from Britomart to Eden Park. Rail replacement buses will stop at Kingsland heading west, please check station signage for more information. Bus services along New North Road and Sandringham Road will operate to a regular weekend timetable.

Driving this weekend:
The NZ Transport Agency says state highways will be busy this weekend, with slow moving queues of traffic likely north and south of the city.

The long weekend is one of our busiest times of the year, and NZTA advise people to plan their trips to avoid delays.

To help people plan journeys, they can get up-to-date information about their route by signing up to www.onthemove.govt.nz. Electronic signs along highways will help keep drivers informed of conditions ahead, and those driving between Auckland and Northland should consider using State Highway 16 to avoid congestion on SH1.

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