Westfield Closes

Westfield Station's final days before its closure

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Arriving from Manukau, AM 552 stops at Westfield on its way to Britomart

9 March 2017

Arriving from Manukau, AM 552 stops at Westfield on its way to Britomart

AM 674 and AM 362 cross at Westfield just as peak hour starts winding down

9 March 2017

AM 674 and AM 362 cross at Westfield just as peak hour starts winding down

AM 674 and AM 362 stopped at opposite platforms at Westfield

9 March 2017

AM 674 and AM 362 stopped at opposite platforms at Westfield

AM 362 departs Westfield for Manukau

9 March 2017

AM 362 departs Westfield for Manukau

Having now been modified to enable it to lead trains again, DC 4916 sits in Westfield yard now sans MAXX logos

9 March 2017

Having now been modified to enable it to lead trains again, DC 4916 sits in Westfield yard now sans MAXX logos

DC 4571, DC 4939 and DC 4323 sit in the Westfield yard awaiting duties. The shunting yard will remain open, but will no longer have a station allowing KiwiRail staff to catch a train

9 March 2017

DC 4571, DC 4939 and DC 4323 sit in the Westfield yard awaiting duties. The shunting yard will remain open, but will no longer have a station allowing KiwiRail staff to catch a train

DH 2816 shunts one of the many sidings in the area

9 March 2017

DH 2816 shunts one of the many sidings in the area

AM 578 pulls into Westfield station, with two full days to go before the station closes

9 March 2017

AM 578 pulls into Westfield station, with two full days to go before the station closes

AM 578 stops at Westfield to exchange passengers

9 March 2017

AM 578 stops at Westfield to exchange passengers

AM 578 waits to depart Westfield

9 March 2017

AM 578 waits to depart Westfield

AM 578 crosses AM 362 just south of Westfield station

9 March 2017

AM 578 crosses AM 362 just south of Westfield station

AM 469 stops at Westfield on its way into town

9 March 2017

AM 469 stops at Westfield on its way into town

On its way into Britomart from Manukau, AM 469 stops at Westfield in its final days

9 March 2017

On its way into Britomart from Manukau, AM 469 stops at Westfield in its final days

Westfield station, seen here from the access ramp. The station was closed as a result of poor facilities and a lack of passengers, making an upgrade uneconomic

9 March 2017

Westfield station, seen here from the access ramp. The station was closed as a result of poor facilities and a lack of passengers, making an upgrade uneconomic

Westfield's old concrete station building was demolished some years ago and replaced with bus style shelters from the temporary Newmarket stations, providing basic shelter

9 March 2017

Westfield's old concrete station building was demolished some years ago and replaced with bus style shelters from the temporary Newmarket stations, providing basic shelter

It's hard to miss the closure notices, with multiple signs erected around the station

9 March 2017

It's hard to miss the closure notices, with multiple signs erected around the station

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