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 the other side looking towards Mt Eden station, digging where the Up Main was has already started

23 January 2022

Construction above Normanby Road is in full swing where the Up Main used to be, with a trench being dug in its place

14 February 2022

Looking the other way from the temporary footbridge, trench construction is under way for the link tracks

14 February 2022

Next to the Down Main, the entrance to the underpass for the future link track to the tunnel is clearly visible

14 February 2022

Viewed from Mt Eden Road, the current operational track as well as the future trench for the link tracks are visible

14 February 2022

Overview of the Mt Eden station construction site. To the left, an old gantry for electrification of the old Up Main can be seen

14 February 2022

AM 945 crosses the temporary pedestrian crossing at Porters Ave, as the overpass rises above the track

14 February 2022

Viewed from Dominion Road and the end of the City Rail Link construction site, formation work is under way for the future junction

14 February 2022

Over a weekend Block of Line, the new overbridge at Porters Ave was lifted into place. The bridge is scheduled to open later in 2022 ahead of the rest of the CRL, and will eventually span four tracks instead of just one that is currently operational

26 March 2022

The new overbridge in place at Porters Ave. The bridge will carry pedestrians and utilities across four tracks, and is also accessible to cyclists, prams, wheelchairs and mobility scooters

26 March 2022

Now almost complete, the new footbridge at Porters Ave is inching closer to its opening in October. The level crossing here closes on 12 August 2022 ahead of the bridge opening

17 July 2022

Trench excavation for the NIMT tracks is progressing, with walls now in place. Here, the central two tracks drop into the tunnel, with the outer two turning right towards the existing station

17 July 2022

Looking the other way towards Dominion Road, the location of the trench is clearly evident, again with walls in place and the ground dug up

17 July 2022

The remains of the Up Main, soon to be excavated after the closure of the level crossing, give a sense of scale of the size of the trench

17 July 2022

The general look of the bridge is now evident, with stairs and elevator shafts in place

17 July 2022

After passing underneath Dominion Road, AM 605 passes the trench excavation on a Western Line service towards Britomart

17 July 2022

A shot that won't be possible in just a few weeks, AM 605 passes underneath the new footbridge at Porters Ave, viewed from the temporary level crossing

17 July 2022

At Normanby Road, the roundabout has temporarily become a standard intersection, while road layout changes are undertaken. At present, Boston Road is down to a single lane heading towards Khyber Pass Road

17 July 2022

The temporary footbridge is now closed to pedestrians, though still carrying utilities across the railway line. In its place, part of the new road bridge has been opened to foot traffic

17 July 2022

Viewed from the new road bridge, the live Down Main runs alongside the almost fully excavated trench for two other tracks, with the fourth splitting off on the other side of the bridge. With the closure of the temporary bridge and part of Mt Eden Road, it's no longer possible to view work in the rail corridor between these locations

17 July 2022

Viewed from Mt Eden Road, the trench for the link tracks from the tunnel towards Grafton are almost complete, with a new road bridge over the top also constructed

17 July 2022

The existing Mt Eden station is starting to take shape once again, with platform edging and a new footbridge constructed

17 July 2022

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