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Britomart railway station

Britomart railway station

Trains returned to Queen Street for the first time in 70 years when the Britomart railway station opened in 2003. One aim was to make the central city more accessible and encourage Aucklanders to use suburban trains. It seems to be working. Train use has surpassed expectations and plans are in the pipeline to build a line under the city to better link existing commuter lines – a scheme first mooted in the 1920s.

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Britomart Transport Centre

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Margaret McClure, 'Auckland places - Auckland central business district', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/photograph/16162/britomart-railway-station (accessed 20 September 2019)

Story by Margaret McClure, updated 5 Aug 2016