Pomare Railway Station

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Pomare
Metlink suburban rail
Location Eastern Hutt Road, Taita, Lower Hutt, New Zealand
Coordinates 41°10.159′S 174°58.189′E / 41.169317°S 174.969817°E / -41.169317; 174.969817
Owned by Greater Wellington Regional Council
Line(s) Wairarapa Line
Platforms Island
Tracks Main line (2)
Construction
Parking Yes
Other information
Station code POMA
Fare zone 5
History
Opened 9 August 1954
Electrified 24 July 1955
Services
  ONTRACK  
Preceding station   Tranz Metro   Following station
toward Upper Hutt
Hutt Valley Line
toward Wellington

Pomare Railway Station is an intermediate station in Lower Hutt, New Zealand served by Tranz Metro's electric multiple unit trains on the Hutt Valley Line section of the Wairarapa Line.

The island platform station between double tracks serves the suburb of Pomare.

History[edit]

The then Hutt Valley Branch to Waterloo, opened 1927 and extended to Haywards (now called Manor Park) 1946-54, became the main route to Upper Hutt and the Wairarapa from 1 March 1954 with the closing of the Melling-Haywards section. Pomare opened soon after, on 9 August 1954. [1]

In 2010 42 new "park and ride" parking places were provided at Pomare, particularly for commuters from Stokes Valley.[2]

Services[edit]

The following Metlink bus routes serve Pomare station:

Previous Stop Metlink Bus Services Next Stop
Eastern Hutt Road
towards Stokes Valley
121
Valley Heights
Eastern Hutt Road
towards Gracefield

References[edit]

  1. ^ Hoy, D.G. Rails out of the Capital (NZRLS, 1970) pp. 63
  2. ^ "Park and Ride for Pomare". Tranz Metro. 9 December 2010. Retrieved 25 June 2013. 

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