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Storm damage across Auckland - 9am update

Storm damage across Auckland - Auckland Transport/NZTA update 9am



Auckland Transport/NZTA media release 9am update
11 April 2018

Storm damage across Auckland

There is damage across Auckland this morning after last night’s severe storm.

There are traffic lights, motorway signage and traffic cameras not working because of power outages and there may be surface flooding and storm debris on the roads.

Please only travel if you have to and approach uncontrolled intersections with caution and observe normal give way rules.

NZ Transport Agency advises all motorways across the Auckland network and the Auckland Harbour Bridge are open.

The following local roads are closed: Pine Ave between Parrs Cross Rd loops, Henderson; Woodside Ave, Massey; Maskell St, St Heliers; Temple St, Meadowbank and Gillies Ave, between Kohia Tce and Kimberley near Balmoral. Roads partially blocked: corner Charles Rd and Glenbrook Rd, Karaka and corner of Marne Rd and Settlement Rd, Papakura.

The harbourmaster is currently dealing with seven vessels that have come ashore around the region.

Rail update:

Western Line:
All Western Line services will start and terminate at Henderson operating on a 20 Minute frequency
Rail Buses are operating between Henderson and Swanson

Eastern Line:
Services reinstated operating on a 20-30 minute frequency

Southern Line:
Services suspended between Papakura and Puhinui
Southern Line operating to/from Manukau on a 30 minute frequency
Scheduled buses in place between Manukau and Papakura

Pukekohe Shuttle:
Services are operating, with delays
Diesel services will operate from Pukekohe to Otahuhu

Onehunga Line:
Services are operating with minor delays

All services will continue to operate with 6 car sets throughout the day

Many stations don’t have power, this is station displays and public announcements.

Ferry and bus services are operating but there may be delays.

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