Mt Eden Before the CRL

A look around Mt Eden station before the City Rail Link changes the landscape in the area

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Porters Ave level crossing, seen here looking towards Swanson, is to be replaced with a pedestrian footbridge over four tracks with the CRL project

3 June 2019

Porters Ave level crossing, seen here looking towards Swanson, is to be replaced with a pedestrian footbridge over four tracks with the CRL project

Mt Eden station looking towards Britomart

3 June 2019

Mt Eden station looking towards Britomart

The Mt Eden pedestrian crossing will also be replaced with an overbridge, giving three layers of bridges at this spot. The new CRL tracks, classed as part of the North Island Main Trunk, will pass under the North Auckland Line Down main before entering the City Rail Link

3 June 2019

The Mt Eden pedestrian crossing will also be replaced with an overbridge, giving three layers of bridges at this spot. The new CRL tracks, classed as part of the North Island Main Trunk, will pass under the North Auckland Line Down main before entering the City Rail Link

At Mt Eden, lights implanted in the footpath are being trialled

3 June 2019

At Mt Eden, lights implanted in the footpath are being trialled

Looking at the Up main platform at Mt Eden

3 June 2019

Looking at the Up main platform at Mt Eden

AM 471 stops at Mt Eden on its way towards Swanson

3 June 2019

AM 471 stops at Mt Eden on its way towards Swanson

Heading the other way at the same time, AM 469 arrives at Mt Eden heading towards Britomart

3 June 2019

Heading the other way at the same time, AM 469 arrives at Mt Eden heading towards Britomart

AM 471 gets under way from Mt Eden towards Swanson

3 June 2019

AM 471 gets under way from Mt Eden towards Swanson

The open land here will eventually be home to four tracks, two of which will be in a trench leading into the CRL

3 June 2019

The open land here will eventually be home to four tracks, two of which will be in a trench leading into the CRL

With weekend frequencies now at 20 minutes, it wasn't long before AM 497 showed up at Mt Eden with another Swanson-bound service

3 June 2019

With weekend frequencies now at 20 minutes, it wasn't long before AM 497 showed up at Mt Eden with another Swanson-bound service

AM 497 gets under way from Mt Eden, a scene that will soon change with a lot more tracks in the area

3 June 2019

AM 497 gets under way from Mt Eden, a scene that will soon change with a lot more tracks in the area

AM 497 crosses AM 198 heading the other way to Britomart

3 June 2019

AM 497 crosses AM 198 heading the other way to Britomart

AM 198 arrives at Mt Eden station

3 June 2019

AM 198 arrives at Mt Eden station

Near Mt Eden station, the remains of an old footbridge still exist, presumably to be removed with the CRL project

3 June 2019

Near Mt Eden station, the remains of an old footbridge still exist, presumably to be removed with the CRL project

Looking towards Swanson from Mt Eden platform, with the intermediate signal protecting the two crossings

3 June 2019

Looking towards Swanson from Mt Eden platform, with the intermediate signal protecting the two crossings

The existing Mt Eden platform viewed from the footbridge

3 June 2019

The existing Mt Eden platform viewed from the footbridge

On the other side of Mt Eden road, a stormwater drain is being relocated out of the way of the CRL

3 June 2019

On the other side of Mt Eden road, a stormwater drain is being relocated out of the way of the CRL

Along Mt Eden Road, boards explain what is going on with the CRL project. Here, an overview of the CRL in relation to the rest of the network is shown

3 June 2019

Along Mt Eden Road, boards explain what is going on with the CRL project. Here, an overview of the CRL in relation to the rest of the network is shown

A close up view of the text explaining the CRL project

3 June 2019

A close up view of the text explaining the CRL project

A close up view of the approximate locations of the new tunnels

3 June 2019

A close up view of the approximate locations of the new tunnels

Information boards along Mt Eden Road

3 June 2019

Information boards along Mt Eden Road

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