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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Looking along Shaddock Street with demolished buildings lining the street on both sides

1 January 2020

Looking along Shaddock Street with demolished buildings lining the street on both sides

Although not part of the City Rail Link this far north, the entirety of Albert Street is starting to return to normal with resurfacing works under way

16 May 2020

Although not part of the City Rail Link this far north, the entirety of Albert Street is starting to return to normal with resurfacing works under way

Albert Street is looking like an inner city street again

16 May 2020

Albert Street is looking like an inner city street again

Although some work is still to be done, Albert Street is starting to return to normal

16 May 2020

Although some work is still to be done, Albert Street is starting to return to normal

Above the City Rail Link tunnels, Albert Street is still being worked on. Utilities and other surfacing works are under way here

16 May 2020

Above the City Rail Link tunnels, Albert Street is still being worked on. Utilities and other surfacing works are under way here

Storm water drains are also being installed

16 May 2020

Storm water drains are also being installed

On one side of Albert Street, the footpath and road surface are still being worked on

16 May 2020

On one side of Albert Street, the footpath and road surface are still being worked on

On the other side, the footpath is complete and furniture installed

16 May 2020

On the other side, the footpath is complete and furniture installed

Near the Aotea station site, a poster explains what's going on behind the fence

16 May 2020

Near the Aotea station site, a poster explains what's going on behind the fence

A poster explaining Aotea station itself

16 May 2020

A poster explaining Aotea station itself

At the Aotea station site, the intersection of Albert Street and Wellesley Street West is closed to road traffic, but open to pedestrians

16 May 2020

At the Aotea station site, the intersection of Albert Street and Wellesley Street West is closed to road traffic, but open to pedestrians

Early works at Aotea station involve relocating utilities out of the way. This is also the location where the TBM will be lifted out of the ground and then trucked back to Mt Eden for the second tunnel

16 May 2020

Early works at Aotea station involve relocating utilities out of the way. This is also the location where the TBM will be lifted out of the ground and then trucked back to Mt Eden for the second tunnel

As part of the City Rail Link works, new escalators were installed at Britomart. These have a higher capacity than the old ones, with one more left to install

16 May 2020

As part of the City Rail Link works, new escalators were installed at Britomart. These have a higher capacity than the old ones, with one more left to install

At the Normanby Road level crossing, two hi-rails wait for their next duties. Part of the Mt Eden station closure works involves preparing for a single track through the area, requiring signalling, overhead and track works

16 May 2020

At the Normanby Road level crossing, two hi-rails wait for their next duties. Part of the Mt Eden station closure works involves preparing for a single track through the area, requiring signalling, overhead and track works

This hi-rail is fitted with a pantograph, for testing of the overhead lines

16 May 2020

This hi-rail is fitted with a pantograph, for testing of the overhead lines

Viewed from Normanby Road, apartments are being demolished to make way for the extra two tracks and gradient required for the City Rail Link junction

16 May 2020

Viewed from Normanby Road, apartments are being demolished to make way for the extra two tracks and gradient required for the City Rail Link junction

Viewed from the other side on Mt Eden Road, little remains of the apartments standing in the way

16 May 2020

Viewed from the other side on Mt Eden Road, little remains of the apartments standing in the way

Although Mt Eden was originally scheduled to close on 30 May 2020, this was pushed back to July 2020 due to the COVID-19 lockdown at Alert Levels 4 and 3

16 May 2020

Although Mt Eden was originally scheduled to close on 30 May 2020, this was pushed back to July 2020 due to the COVID-19 lockdown at Alert Levels 4 and 3

North of Mt Eden station, the landscape is almost bare as roads and buildings are cleared to make way for the City Rail Link junction

16 May 2020

North of Mt Eden station, the landscape is almost bare as roads and buildings are cleared to make way for the City Rail Link junction

Not much remains just before the big dig at Mt Eden

16 May 2020

Not much remains just before the big dig at Mt Eden

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