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Baldwin Avenue
Auckland Transport Urban rail
New Baldwin Ave station.jpg
The new station, viewed from near the pedestrian crossing at the west end of the platform
Location Auckland City
Owned by KiwiRail (track and platforms)
Auckland Transport (buildings)
Line(s) Western Line
Platforms Side platforms
Tracks Mainline (2)
Platform levels 1
Parking No
Bicycle facilities Yes
Opened 28 September 1953
Electrified 25 kV AC
Passengers (2009) 739 passengers/day
Preceding station   MAXX (Veolia)   Following station
toward Britomart
Western Line
toward Swanson

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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