Mount Eden Railway Station
|Mt Eden Railway Station
MAXX urban rail
|Owned by||KiwiRail Network and Auckland Transport|
|Passengers (2009)||608 passengers/day|
Mt Eden Railway Station is a Western Line station of the local railway network in the Mount Eden suburb of Auckland, New Zealand. It has an island platform, and is reached via a footbridge from Mt Eden Rd or from the level crossing between Ngahura Street and Fenton Street.
- 1880: Opened as one of the original stations on the North Auckland Line.
- 1912: The present island platform and a new station building were constructed.
- 1914: A signal box was established.
- 1964: Lost much school traffic when some trains began to stop at St Peter's College (now the closed Boston Road Train Station - replaced by Grafton).
- 1967: Following the introduction of centralised traffic control, the signal box was removed.
- Mid-1990s: The old station building was sold and removed, and is now located further up the track, past Morningside station, and is in use as a private home.
- 2004: An upgraded station was opened.
Transfers to the following bus services can be made at the bus stops on Mt Eden Road:
- North-bound buses
- 258,267 to Civic Centre
- 274-277 to Britomart
- South-bound buses
- AIRBUS Express to Auckland Airport
- 258 to Blockhouse Bay via Dominion Road and May Road
- 267 to Lynfield via Dominion Road
- 274 to Three Kings via Mt Eden Road
- 277 to Waikowhai via Mt Eden Road and Three Kings
The Mt Eden Local Control Panel was installed in the station building in 1967 and removed from service in 1995 when the station building was removed. The panel has been preserved in working order.
- Railway Stations of Auckland's Western Line (2004) by Sean Millar
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