Morningside railway station, Auckland facts for kids
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|Auckland Transport Urban rail|
Morningside Station's platform in 2014.
|Location||Morningside, Auckland City|
|Owned by||KiwiRail (track and platforms)
Auckland Transport (buildings)
|Electrified||25 kV AC|
|Passengers (2009)||489 passengers/day|
Morningside railway station is a station on the Western Line of the Auckland Railway Network. It has an island platform and is accessed via a level crossing on Morningside Drive and by a subway from New North Road.
- 1880: It opened as one of the original stations on the North Auckland Line.
- 1914: A signal box was established here.
- 1966: The line between Morningside and Avondale was partially double-tracked and the platform was upgraded to an island platform layout.
- 1993: The platform was modified slightly to meet the requirements of new ex-Perth trains.
- 2009: An upgraded station was opened.
- 2013: In February, a woman in a wheelchair which was stuck in the tracks was rescued from the path of an approaching train.
- 2014: Electrification infrastructure installed as part of the electrification of Auckland's railway network.
Bus routes 20, 22N, 22R, 22A and 209 pass close to Morningside station.
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