News

April 24, 2017

Use public transport to get to Anzac Day Dawn Service

Extra early morning services to Auckland War Memorial Museum.

March 23, 2017

Huge crowds expected for Adele concerts

Travel early and plan ahead to get ahead of record crowds.

March 22, 2017

CRL project given another top sustainability rating

City Rail Link recognised by Infrastructure Sustainability Council of Australia.

March 15, 2017

Plan your journey to Justin Bieber this weekend

Free train travel for Beliebers on 18 March.

March 13, 2017

A new transport link for Parnell

Local community welcomes newly-opened Parnell Station.

March 8, 2017

All Star Moira

Station Team Leader Moira Allen wins January award.

February 28, 2017

All Star Paul

Trainee Train Manager Paul Jones scoops December award.

February 23, 2017

Valerie lines up for her next throw

Olympian-inspired machine begins her next City Rail Link phase.

February 23, 2017

More services ahead of 'March Madness'

Auckland Transport and Transdev Auckland meet growing demand as students return to city.

February 23, 2017

All Star Michael

Train Manager Michael Tauti win's November award.

January 17, 2017

Westfield station to close in March

Auckland Transport announces plans to close Westfield rail station in Otahuhu.

January 16, 2017

Britomart Station entrances changing

City Rail Link works create new entrance for city centre's transport hub.

December 21, 2016

Golden Stars shine at Australasia awards ceremony

Auckland make awards shortlist after record nominations.

December 2, 2016

Stars shine at Auckland celebration

Award winners and nominees celebrated at inaugural event.

November 30, 2016

Weekend train adventures

Visit some of Auckland’s iconic attractions or less well-known local gems this weekend.

November 25, 2016

All Star Denise

Customer Service Officer, Denise Banks is October's Safety All Star.

November 7, 2016

Roarsome family fun at Auckland Zoo

In the jungle, the mighty jungle, the lion cubs slept well after Zootopia 2

November 4, 2016

99 cent child weekend fares

Take the family on an adventure this weekend!

November 1, 2016

ISO far, ISO great

Transdev Auckland maintains ISO accreditations.

October 31, 2016

South Central

New-look Ōtāhuhu Station opens to launch new Southern Network.

October 30, 2016

Marathon effort

Transdev staff hit the road for Auckland Marathon.

October 22, 2016

Crowd pleasers

All Blacks fans flock to Kingsland for record Eden Park victory.

October 14, 2016

All Star Steven

Operations Supervisor, Steven Avery wins September award.

September 30, 2016

All Star Sasha

Customer Service Officer, Sasha Hemana wins August award.

September 26, 2016

All Star Haile

Ticket Inspector, Haile Homboy wins July award.

September 23, 2016

Auckland wins global safety award

Safety performance recognised by international peers

September 15, 2016

Women a key focus of Rail Careers Week

Transdev Auckland staff promote rail industry opportunities at Britomart Station

August 26, 2016

Māori Music Month celebrated on Auckland’s trains

Transdev proudly supports Te Marama Pūoro Waiata Māori 

August 17, 2016

Counties Manukau Police support Rail Safety Week

Officers show why it's so important to stay alert around railway crossings.

August 15, 2016

Auckland school kids help spread the rail safety message

Pupils from Fruitvale Primary School help launch Rail Safety Week.

August 15, 2016

Community Matters

Transdev Auckland staff caring for our community.

July 22, 2016

All Star Philip

Platform Supervisor, Philip Varghese wins June award.

July 5, 2016

Transdev Wellington commences operations

Transdev breezed into Wellington last weekend to begin operating the capital’s passenger rail services. 

July 4, 2016

Transdev Brings Back Buck

Former All Black captain stars at Leadership Summit.

June 24, 2016

All Star Amjad

Planning and Performance Coordinator, Amjad Khan wins May award.

June 13, 2016

Jerome and Transdev on the ball

All Blacks and Blues star tries his hand at acting for City Rail Link video.

June 2, 2016

Build is on for Auckland’s City Rail Link

Prime Minister John Key, Transport Minister Simon Bridges and Auckland Mayor Len Brown joined Auckland Transport chairman Dr Lester Levy get Auckland’s City Rail Link construction under way at Britomart Station.

May 27, 2016

All Star Waka

Locomotive Engineer, Waka Morgan wins April award.

May 26, 2016

Transdev Auckland celebrates rail safety success

Auckland's passenger rail service provider scoops ‘best significant health and safety initiative by a large organisation’ at the New Zealand Workplace Health & Safety Awards 2016.

May 25, 2016

Security in Seven Sharp focus

Current affairs show gets the inside track on network security.

May 9, 2016

New rail safety campaign launched in Auckland

People are being urged to act safely around railway tracks and to speak to children in their care about safe behaviour, as more trains come into service on Auckland’s Western Line from today.

April 30, 2016

French Parliamentarians on board with Transdev Auckland

National Assembly of France delegates joined Transdev Auckland aboard the new electric train fleet to experience its cleaner, greener passenger journey first hand – and see why patronage has rocketed to 16 million passenger journeys this year alone.

April 22, 2016

Transdev Auckland confirmed as finalist at New Zealand Safety Awards

Rail safety campaign shortlisted as a finalist in the New Zealand Workplace Health & Safety Awards 2016.
April 22, 2016

Supporting Earth Day at Transdev Auckland

Our staff do their bit on Earth Day 2016 - and beyond - to help keep New Zealand beautiful.

April 22, 2016

All Star Joseph

Train Manager, Joseph Gomes wins inaugural award.

March 15, 2016

Ceremonial signing of the Wellington Metro Rail contract

This evening a ceremonial signing took place between contracting partners, Greater Wellington Regional Council, Transdev and Hyundai Rotem for the operation of the Wellington Metro Rail contract.
December 17, 2015

Transdev Hyundai Rotem announced preferred bidder to operate Greater Wellington Rail Network

Transdev Wellington and partner Hyundai Rotem, today welcomed the news of being announced as the preferred bidder to operate and maintain the Greater Wellington Passenger Rail Service by Greater Wellington Regional Council (GWRC).
August 14, 2014

Plenty of public transport options for All Blacks versus Australia test

There are plenty of trains and buses to get fans to the All Blacks – Australia rugby test at Eden Park on Saturday night (23 August).

June 5, 2014

Plenty of public transport options for All Blacks versus England test

There are plenty of trains and buses to get fans to the All Blacks – England rugby test at Eden Park on Saturday night (7 June). 

May 29, 2014

Public transport options to watch All Whites international at Mt Smart Stadium

The All Whites are back in Auckland for the first time since 2012, taking on South Africa at Mt Smart Stadium.  

May 27, 2014

On-track testing has started for Auckland's new trains.

The first train arrived in August and this morning went out on the lines between the Wiri train depot and Puhinui station for initial testing.

May 23, 2014

AT HOP WiFi launches at train stations 26 May

Following the introduction of Auckland’s new electric trains, free WiFi internet access will be launched at train stations on 26 May.

May 12, 2014

Auckland's first electric train is revealed

The first of Auckland’s new electric trains has been revealed today at a special unveiling at Wiri Depot. The train arrived at the Ports of Auckland on 24 August and was taken to Wiri Depot for further testing, commissioning and driver training. The trains will be gradually introduced into passenger service on a line by line basis until all 57 electric trains are in service later in 2015.  These trains will replace Auckland’s ageing diesel fleet.

April 29, 2014

Record numbers of Aucklanders using public transport

Rail continues to be the star performing with more than 11 million trips in the year to March, up 14% on an annual basis.

April 28, 2014

Minor delays as train changes bed in

Auckland Transport and its rail operator Transdev have been experiencing a few early operational changes with the new electric trains and apologise for any delays.

April 28, 2014

Aucklanders are sampling the future of transport

An exciting new era in public transport is being ushered in today with the launch of Auckland’s half billion dollar electric train fleet.

April 17, 2014

Second year running for travel included in ticket for ITM 500 Auckland V8 Supercars event

The ITM 500 Auckland V8 Supercars returns to Pukekohe Park Raceway. 

April 17, 2014

Easter holiday timetable changes for buses, trains and ferries

Auckland Transport advises the rail network will be closed for Easter and there are changes to timetables for buses and ferries during the holiday break.

April 8, 2014

5000 lucky Aucklanders first to ride electric trains

On Monday 28 April, the first of Auckland’s new electric trains will go into service on the Onehunga line. This is a defining moment for the future of Auckland.

March 28, 2014

Thanks Auckland - you're one in 11 million

Aucklanders are getting on board with trains in record numbers – making a record 11 million trips in the past year.

February 27, 2014

Get your Auckland Blues travel plan into gear

The Auckland Blues take on the Canterbury Crusaders at Eden Park this Friday 28 February. Kick-off is 7.35pm.

February 26, 2014

Travel Options for Bruce Springsteen this weekend

For the first time in a decade, Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band return to Auckland for two concerts, Saturday 1 and Sunday 2 March at Mt Smart Stadium.

February 25, 2014

A jump in public transport patronage

January saw a jump of three point three per cent in the number of people using public transport in Auckland.

February 11, 2014

Auckland Transport helping you get to big events this weekend

Whether you’re off to the NRL Auckland Nines, rapping along with Eminem or taking the family to the Auckland Lantern Festival this weekend there are public transport options to help get you there and home again. 

 

February 11, 2014

Auckland Transport helping you get to big events this weekend

Whether you’re off to the NRL Auckland Nines, rapping along with Eminem or taking the family to the Auckland Lantern Festival this weekend there are public transport options to help get you there and home again.

February 11, 2014

Auckland Transport helping you get to big events this weekend

Whether you’re off to the NRL Auckland Nines, rapping along with Eminem or taking the family to the Auckland Lantern Festival this weekend there are public transport options to help get you there and home again.

February 11, 2014

Auckland Transport helping you get to big events this weekend

Whether you’re off to the NRL Auckland Nines, rapping along with Eminem or taking the family to the Auckland Lantern Festival this weekend there are public transport options to help get you there and home again.

February 5, 2014

Travel plan needed for BLACKCAPS vs India, cricket test

The BLACKCAPS will play India in an international test match at Eden Park from Thursday 6 February to Monday 10 February.

January 23, 2014

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. 

January 14, 2014

Electric Train Testing on Target

Testing of Auckland’s new electric trains has been stepped up over the holidays. 
Commuters who use the Onehunga line will be the first to ride the trains which are due to go into service at the end of April.

December 19, 2013

Major upgrade work for rail network over Christmas period

Train services in Auckland will be replaced with rail buses over the Christmas-New Year period as preparation work steps-up ahead of the launch of Auckland’s electric trains.

December 19, 2013

Major upgrade work for rail network over Christmas period

Train services in Auckland will be replaced with rail buses over the Christmas-New Year period as preparation work steps-up ahead of the launch of Auckland’s electric trains.

December 4, 2013

First stop - Otahuhu interchange

Auckland Transport is moving to a simpler and more integrated public transport network. This will deliver a new network of buses and trains that will change the way people travel. The New Network will allow more passengers to simply ‘turn up and go’ rather than planning trips around a timetable.

November 28, 2013

Auckland's second new train begins testing

The second of 57 three-car electric trains has arrived in Auckland and is now undergoing extensive testing at the purpose-built Wiri Depot.

November 21, 2013

Transdev wins prestigious award

Auckland rail operator Transdev Auckland took out the top safety prize at the Westpac Auckland Central Business Awards gala dinner last night.

October 9, 2013

New electric trains testing at anytime

Auckland Transport has launched a campaign to push the safety message around its new electric trains.

October 8, 2013

More train services for Auckland commuters

Auckland Transport says it is increasing commuter train services particularly on the Western Line at weekends.

August 27, 2013

Auckland's first electric train has arrived

The first of Auckland’s new electric trains has arrived and has been delivered to Wiri Train Depot for certification. 

August 12, 2013

Learning to drive Auckland's new trains

Auckland’s train drivers are learning to drive the city’s new electric trains prior to the first one arriving from Spain at the end of the month.

July 1, 2013

Transdev Auckland launches today

Veolia Transport Auckland, the operator of Auckland train services, becomes known as Transdev Auckland from today.

May 28, 2013

2013 Annual Public Transport Fare Review

Auckland Transport (AT) has completed its annual review of bus, ferry and train fares. 

An annual review of Auckland public transport fare prices is undertaken by AT in accordance with its service contract obligations with transport operators.  
April 29, 2013

Auckland Transport and Veolia crack down on train fare theft

Auckland Transport (AT) and its operator Veolia Transport are cracking down even further on fare evaders to make it fair on the majority of honest customers.  Part of the programme will involve a rolling “blitz” at suburban train stations. The initiative has been trialled in recent weeks before being introduced across the network from today.

April 5, 2013

Auckland Transport Increases Penalty Train Fare to $20

From this Sunday, 7 April, Auckland Transport’s Penalty Fare for anyone who boards a train without a valid ticket or a tagged on AT HOP card, will increase from $10.30 to $20.00. The Penalty Fare is managed by Auckland Transport’s train operator, Veolia Transport using ticket inspectors on trains.

September 27, 2012

Art reaches out for rail safety

SONG HITS THE RIGHT NOTE     

For the last few months the rail network has been abuzz with activity as Veolia Transport Auckland (Veolia) and key stakeholders - NZ Police, Auckland Transport, KiwiRail and the Chris Cairns Foundation – work hard to raise the profile of rail safety.

June 18, 2012

Sneak peak - new trains for Auckland

Auckland’s new trains are slick, sleek and state of the art.

May 31, 2012

Pink Ribbon breakfast train supports good cause

At 8.12am on Wednesday (31 May) a train wrapped tight in a bright pink brassiere left Britomart station full of pastries, enthusiastic supporters and good will, to raise money for the New Zealand Breast Cancer Foundation (NZBCF).

May 28, 2012

Papakura station upgrade to bring station into the future

Papakura Station will move a step closer into the future with the next stage of upgrade works starting Queens Birthday Weekend. 

April 24, 2012

Auckland Transport provides additional park and ride spaces at Papakura station

Auckland Transport is to provide additional temporary Park and Ride car parking at the Papakura train station while the station is being upgraded.

April 12, 2012

Community Open Day at the new Manukau Station this Saturday

Auckland Transport is holding a community open day for the public to view the new Manukau Station and ride on the new rail line on Saturday 14 April from 11.30am to 2pm.

April 12, 2012

Community Open Day at the new Manukau Station this Saturday

Auckland Transport is holding a community open day for the public to view the new Manukau Station and ride on the new rail line on Saturday 14 April from 11.30am to 2pm.

April 5, 2012

Mayoral train launches Auckland's first new rail line in 80 years

An historic moment for rail and public transport in Auckland as the first train to Manukau pulled in to the new station this morning breaking a ceremonial ribbon.

March 21, 2012

First stage of Manukau Station opens soon

The first stage of Auckland’s newest train station and the first rail line since the 1930s will open in Manukau on 15 April.

October 20, 2011

Train services for Rugby World Cup finals weekend

Veolia Transport Auckland will again be delivering a comprehensive programme of additional rail services for the Rugby World Cup finals weekend on Friday 21 and Sunday 23 October.

October 13, 2011

Train services for Rugby World Cup semi finals

Veolia Transport Auckland will again be delivering a comprehensive programme of additional rail services for the Rugby World Cup semi finals on Saturday 15 and Sunday 16 October.

October 6, 2011

Special train services for Rugby World Cup quarter finals

Veolia Transport Auckland will again be delivering a comprehensive programme of additional rail services for the Rugby World Cup quarter finals on Saturday 8 and Sunday 9 October.

October 6, 2011

Train contract heralds new era in public transport

Aucklanders can look forward to a new era in public transport after the signing today of a contract for a new electric suburban train fleet.

October 6, 2011

Train contract heralds new era in public transport

Aucklanders can look forward to a new era in public transport after the signing today of a contract for a new electric suburban train fleet.

October 6, 2011

Train contract heralds new era in public transport

Aucklanders can look forward to a new era in public transport after the signing today of a contract for a new electric suburban train fleet.

September 24, 2011

Plan for train services Saturday 24 & Sunday 25 September

For the New Zealand v France game on Saturday 24 September at Eden Park, Veolia Transport and Auckland Transport have agreed minor improvements to the plan used on Saturday 17 September.

September 12, 2011

Veolia Transport media statement Monday 12 September

Veolia Transport Auckland is contracted to provide Auckland train services on behalf of its client Auckland Transport, formerly the Auckland Regional Transport Authority. The contract runs from 2004 until 2014.

September 10, 2011

Veolia Transport media statement Saturday 10 September

Yesterday was an unprecedented day on the Auckland rail network with huge numbers of people travelling by rail from very early on – in addition to our normal Friday customers and the expected Eden Park crowds.

August 3, 2011

Rugby World Cup transport plans ready for Bledisloe Cup

Transport plans for Rugby World Cup 2011 (RWC 2011), which will be trialed at Saturday’s Bledisloe Cup match, are ready and now Aucklanders are being asked to play their part.

July 29, 2011

Auckland rail patronage reaches 10 million mark

Rail patronage in Auckland has reached a record high with 10 million passenger journeys within a 12-month period achieved today.