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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The demolition of the Downtown Shopping Centre is currently the largest sign of the CRL works, seen here from the bottom of Albert Street

30 July 2016

Further up Albert Street, the doomed shopping centre looks bare and rundown as it comes down

30 July 2016

View of the demolition from Customs Street

30 July 2016

Viewed from outside the Chief Post Office (Britomart), the building has had its entire front pulled off and its insides visible

30 July 2016

The closed Commerce Street entrance to the back of the CPO

30 July 2016

The entire entrance is fenced off from the road

30 July 2016

The Downtown shopping centre is now almost completely flattened

13 August 2016

With the shopping centre now flat, this view of Britomart from Albert Street is now possible

13 August 2016

The flattened shopping centre viewed from Britomart

13 August 2016

The edges of the shopping centre still stand, for now

13 August 2016

The northern edge of the shopping centre. With the building now out of the way, rail tunnel construction can start underneath

13 August 2016

With half of the Downtown shopping centre now gone, Auckland now has a "bridge to nowhere" crossing Albert Street

28 August 2016

A clearer view of the half demolished Downtown shopping centre

28 August 2016

A corner has been cut out of the centre on the corner of Albert and Customs Streets

28 August 2016

With different parts of Albert Street being dug up, pedestrians are sent on and off the road on temporary footpaths at different points along the street

28 August 2016

Off Albert Street, the small Wolfe Street has closed

28 August 2016

One of the many temporary footpath arrangements on Albert Street

28 August 2016

At Victoria Street, extra CRL information has been added on the noise barriers

28 August 2016

The posters give an impression of what the future Aotea station may look like

28 August 2016

The Downtown shopping centre slowly comes down, with all of the external walls now demolished

9 October 2016

From Albert Street, a NEX bus service waits to depart for Albany as the old shopping centre slowly comes down

9 October 2016

Fences and barriers are visible everywhere as the shopping centre is demolished

9 October 2016

On Albert Street, the ever-changing construction scene is evident once again, as most of the width of the street between Customs Street and Wolfe Street is closed to traffic

9 October 2016

A single northbound lane remains open to traffic

9 October 2016

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