Morningside Railway Station
|Auckland Transport Urban rail|
Morningside Station's platform in 2014.
|Location||Morningside, Auckland City|
|Owned by||KiwiRail and Auckland Transport|
|Passengers (2009)||489 passengers/day|
Morningside Railway Station is a station on the Western Line of the Auckland Railway Network. It has an island platform and is accessed via a level crossing on Morningside Drive and by a subway from New North Road.
- 1880: It opened as one of the original stations on the North Auckland Line.
- 1914: A signal box was established here.
- 1966: The line between Morningside and Avondale was partially double-tracked and the platform was upgraded to an island platform layout.
- 1993: The platform was modified slightly to meet the requirements of new ex-Perth trains.
- 2009: An upgraded station was opened.
- 2013: In February, a woman in a wheelchair which was stuck in the tracks was rescued from the path of an approaching train.
- 2014: Electrification infrastructure installed as part of the electrification of Auckland's railway network.
Bus routes 209, 221, 221x, 223 and 223x pass close to Morningside station.
- "Auckland Electrifcation Map" (PDF). KiwiRail. September 2014. Retrieved 26 September 2014.
- Railway Stations of Auckland's Western Line (2004) by Sean Millar
- "Double bravery award for averting train tragedy". Stuff/Fairfax. 5 June 2014.
- "Central Guide – from 11 June 2017" (PDF). Auckland Transport. Retrieved 18 June 2017.