AMETI busway closer

Auckland Transport have announced that they are close to a final design for the Panmure to Pakuranga Busway and that there will be community consultation about it this week.Busway for east Auckland a step closer Quicker, frequent and more reliable bus services for the east are a step closer with Panmure to Pakuranga busway design plans near finalisation.…
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Panmure Interchange opens

Auckland Transport officially opened the new Panmure transport interchange today. Here’s the press release: Panmure’s new transport interchange will make life a lot easier for commuters with the walking time between buses and trains now taking less than a minute. The new bus and train station has been opened today by Mayor Len Brown and Associate Transport Minister, Michael Woodhouse.…
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Panmure Interchange Progress

Note from Matt L: Please welcome Luke to the TransportBlog team. He has been a long time reader and commentator of the blog. He is half way through a Masters of Urban Planning Degree at Auckland University, and is also the Auckland Policy Director for Generation Zero.…
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Ellerslie-Panmure Bridge opened

Yesterday I headed out to Panmure for the opening of the new Ellerslie-Panmure bridge as well as to see what progress had been made on the upgraded station. What was interesting is that Transport minister Gerry Brownlee attended to officially open the bridge which was odd as he hasn’t been present at any other recent events like the opening of the Wiri depot.…
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The New Panmure Station

Along with the AMETI works, the Panmure station is also getting a substantial upgrade worth $17.5 million so that it interacts better with the future South Eastern busway and also provides much better amenity to users. In many ways it is very similar to what exists at New Lynn as the platforms will be in a trench with the station building above it .…
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