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Auckland derailment: What you need to know for your commute home

Auckland train commuters face continuing delays and changes to services and this is set to continue tomorrow following yesterday's derailment at the central city's Britomart Station.

Limited bus replacement services will be running as train lines are badly impacted. Source: Breakfast

The train that derailed in a tunnel has not yet been removed.

Auckland Transport says Eastern Line services are operating to and from Britomart on a 20-minute frequency and every 30 minutes 7pm to 9pm.

From 9pm until the last service tonight, buses will replace trains between Britomart and Panmure Station. Replacement buses will stop at Orakei, Glen Innes and Panmure.

Southern Line services are also operating to and from Britomart on a 20-minute frequency and every 30 minutes 7pm to 9pm.  From 9pm until the last service tonight buses will replace trains between Britomart and Newmarket Station.

Western Line services continue to operate from Newmarket Station on a 20 minute frequency. Passengers can transfer to and from Newmarket by using a Southern Line train or a bus.

Onehunga Line services are running as a train shuttle between Onehunga and Penrose Station, linking to Southern Line services at Penrose.

Limited shuttle bus services will run between Britomart at 32 Commerce Street East and Newmarket Station on Remuera Road.  

AT says please allow additional time to get to your destination or seek alternative transport.

People can use the Auckland Transport Journey Planner (advanced settings) or the AT Mobile app (select options) to plan an alternative bus or ferry trip.

At this stage, train services will be affected tomorrow, Friday, due to the derailment at Britomart. 

Southern and Eastern lines services will operate to Britomart. Western line services will be terminating at Newmarket (connect with bus services to Britomart). Services will run on a 20-minute  frequency. 

The Onehunga train shuttle will operate between Penrose and Onehunga.