Baldwin Avenue railway station facts for kids
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|Auckland Transport Urban rail|
The new station, viewed from near the pedestrian crossing at the west end of the platform
|Owned by||KiwiRail (track and platforms)
Auckland Transport (buildings)
|Opened||28 September 1953|
|Electrified||25 kV AC|
|Passengers (2009)||739 passengers/day|
Baldwin Avenue railway station, in the suburb of Mount Albert, is on the Western Line of the Auckland railway network. The station has offset side platforms connected by a level crossing.
- 1953: Opened as a wayside halt on 28 September.
- 1966: The line between Morningside and Avondale was double-tracked, leading to two new platforms being built. These platforms were off-set from each other.
- 1993: The platforms were raised to meet the standards of the new ex-Perth trains.
- 2011: An upgraded and lengthened station was opened, with the platforms directly opposite each other.
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