City Rail Link construction

Following the construction of the City Rail Link between Britomart and Mt Eden, from enabling works to project completion

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On Albert Street, the tunnels are now being covered over

23 June 2019

On Albert Street, the tunnels are now being covered over

"Lids" on the tunnels forming Albert Street

23 June 2019

"Lids" on the tunnels forming Albert Street

The tunnel trenches are now being backfilled to reform Albert Street

23 June 2019

The tunnel trenches are now being backfilled to reform Albert Street

Backfilling progress on the City Rail Link on Albert Street

23 June 2019

Backfilling progress on the City Rail Link on Albert Street

Filling over the CRL tunnels on Albert Street

23 June 2019

Filling over the CRL tunnels on Albert Street

Reinstating Albert Street further south

23 June 2019

Reinstating Albert Street further south

New seal on Albert Street after the CRL tunnels were dug underneath it

23 June 2019

New seal on Albert Street after the CRL tunnels were dug underneath it

A chance to walk the CRL tunnels was given to the public, with 10,000 free tickets offered. Seen here is the start of the walk, with signs leading people upstairs for ticket checks then back down to enter the tunnel

17 November 2019

A chance to walk the CRL tunnels was given to the public, with 10,000 free tickets offered. Seen here is the start of the walk, with signs leading people upstairs for ticket checks then back down to enter the tunnel

New stairs and escalators can be seen at Britomart, with the CRL tunnel entrance to the right

17 November 2019

New stairs and escalators can be seen at Britomart, with the CRL tunnel entrance to the right

Entering the tunnel from the end of Britomart Platform 1, people walk through the tunnel towards the first crossover point underneath Albert Street

17 November 2019

Entering the tunnel from the end of Britomart Platform 1, people walk through the tunnel towards the first crossover point underneath Albert Street

Near the entrance, a poster is displayed with the iconic waka-EMU image

17 November 2019

Near the entrance, a poster is displayed with the iconic waka-EMU image

Walking through the straight section of the CRL, passing underneath the old post office building serving as the main Britomart entrance

17 November 2019

Walking through the straight section of the CRL, passing underneath the old post office building serving as the main Britomart entrance

Posters along the tunnel showed where in the tunnel people were standing. Here, we can see we're currently underneath the CPO building

17 November 2019

Posters along the tunnel showed where in the tunnel people were standing. Here, we can see we're currently underneath the CPO building

From the CPO, the tunnel curves to the left to head towards Albert Street

17 November 2019

From the CPO, the tunnel curves to the left to head towards Albert Street

The tunnel is presently used for storage of escalators before rails are put in

17 November 2019

The tunnel is presently used for storage of escalators before rails are put in

Another poster places walkers underneath the old Downtown shopping centre, currently being redeveloped as Commercial Bay

17 November 2019

Another poster places walkers underneath the old Downtown shopping centre, currently being redeveloped as Commercial Bay

Another poster a few metres up the tunnel places walkers underneath the new development

17 November 2019

Another poster a few metres up the tunnel places walkers underneath the new development

After walking a few dozen more metres, we end up underneath the Customs and Albert Streets intersection

17 November 2019

After walking a few dozen more metres, we end up underneath the Customs and Albert Streets intersection

What looks to be a permanent sign guides anyone in the tunnel towards the nearest exit point

17 November 2019

What looks to be a permanent sign guides anyone in the tunnel towards the nearest exit point

A surge of people walking the tunnels, presumably after the arrival of a train at Britomart

17 November 2019

A surge of people walking the tunnels, presumably after the arrival of a train at Britomart

Near the turnaround point, a poster shows us underneath the Sebel Quay West Hotel

17 November 2019

Near the turnaround point, a poster shows us underneath the Sebel Quay West Hotel