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METRO - WEATHER UPDATE: Thursday 6 March 8:10am

METRO - WEATHER UPDATE: Thursday 6 March 8:10am

Some services continue to be affected by flood waters and damage this morning. The list of bus routes below are the only routes affected please check to see if your route is affected.

For up-to-date information visit: www.metroinfo.co.nz

Bus routes affected

Diamond Harbour Ferry - There will be no ferries before midday due to damaged sustained by the pontoon at Lyttelton. Replacement buses will not operate due to the road closures. Black Cat and Metro apologise to our regular passengers for this inconvenience. As soon as a safe jetty location is confirmed we will resume services.

Metrostar - back to normal route

Orbiter - No buses will travel down Avonside Dr or Woodham Rd instead buses are detouring off North Avon Rd onto Hills Rd, Bealey Ave, Barbadoes St, Gloucester St, Linwood Ave and Brittan St back onto Woodham Rd

5 Hornby / New Brighton - buses to Southshore are starting and ending their trips at the corner of Estuary Rd and Sandra St.

7 Halswell / Queenspark - buses back to normal route

28 Papanui / Lyttelton and Rapaki services are NOT running to Rapaki due to the closure of roads. Opawa Rd between Garlands Rd and Ensors Rd not serviced - buses travelling down expressway instead.

40 Middleton / Wainoni - Buses back to normal route however due to the reduction of Blenhiem Rd to one lane please expect delays on this service

44 North Shore - buses not servicing Emmett St, Flockton St, Kensington St, Warrington St or the northern end of Barbadoes St.

115 Murray Aynsley / Sydenham - buses not servicing Birdwood Ave (between Centaurus Rd and Tennyson St). Buses detouring via Centaurus Rd, Colombo St and Tennyson St instead.

119 Bishopdale / Northlands - buses detouring away from Woodridge Rd while trees are being removed

All other services are running as normal

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