Points faults delay Kapiti trains

Last updated 20:29 18/12/2013

Relevant offers

Kapiti

Grey backlash to proposed Westpac closure in Waikanae where median age is 62 Work on $1m park and ride to begin in Waikanae, a year after land purchase Election silly season kicks off: Kapiti mayor shocked after sign gets flambe treatment Walkers found in Hemi Matenga Memorial Park, near Waikanae Otaki Gorge Rd open again after closing due to small slip Arise Church slammed by parents for 'stealth' preaching at secular Kapiti College Horowhenua gardens on display for Koputaroa School, Waiopehu College fundraisers Young horticulturalist's career blooming No vote needed for some seats across Kapiti as nomination deadline passes Kapiti Coast proposes to create no-scattering zones for the ashes of loved ones

Kapiti trains experienced delays of between 20 and 30 minutes and some services were cancelled after a points fault this afternoon.

KiwiRail spokeswoman Sophie Lee said points faults at Porirua, Paekakariki and Paraparaumu had caused significant delays on the Kapiti line between about 3pm and 8pm today.

Tweets from MetLink reported service was expected to return to normal by 8pm.

The disruption followed a morning of delays on the Hutt Valley and Kapiti lines, which saw reduced seating on a Taita to Wellington service and an express service turn all stops service due to an overhead power fault.

Ad Feedback

- The Dominion Post

Comments

Special offers
Opinion poll

How many coffees do you have a day?

5 or even more

3-4

2

1

Anything from 1-5.

Don't touch the stuff.

Vote Result

Related story: Coffee as we know it at risk of dying

Featured Promotions

Sponsored Content