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Auckland Transport Urban rail
Morningside Station - 2014.jpg
Morningside Station's platform in 2014.
Location Morningside, Auckland City
Coordinates 36°52′30″S 174°44′07″E / 36.874986°S 174.735253°E / -36.874986; 174.735253
Owned by KiwiRail (track and platforms)
Auckland Transport (buildings)
Line(s) Western Line
Platforms Island platform
Tracks Mainline (2)
Platform levels 1
Parking No
Bicycle facilities No
Opened 1880
Electrified 25 kV AC
Passengers (2009) 489 passengers/day
Preceding station   MAXX (Veolia)   Following station
toward Britomart
Western Line
toward Swanson

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.

Morningside Train Station Stairs
The underpass that links New North Road and Morningside Station in 2010.


  • 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 transfers

Bus routes 20, 22N, 22R, 22A and 209 pass close to Morningside station.

In media

Morningside Station was featured in the music video for Lorde's song "Royals".

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