Te Mahia railway station facts for kids
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|Auckland Transport Urban rail|
The shelter at Te Mahia station is the only waiting facility for passengers
|Owned by||KiwiRail (track and platforms)
Auckland Transport (buildings)
|Opened||16 August 1926|
|Electrified||25 kV AC|
|Passengers (2013)||376 passengers/weekday|
Te Mahia railway station is on the Southern Line of the Auckland railway network in New Zealand. It has an island platform layout and is reached by level crossings from Great South Road and Ferguson Street.
There have been proposals to relocate this station approximately 200 metres (660 ft) north to a more visible location next to the Great South Road, near the overbridge. In 2013, it was instead discussed that Auckland Transport would potentially close the station, as patronage numbers had not improved significantly. About 1,000 locals opposed the closure option in a petition, and noted that a new residential subdivision was to start construction in the area. Auckland Transport however noted that the planned houses were generally too far away from the station for potential passengers to walk to it.
The station was opened on 16 August 1926. It was renamed from Mahia to Te Mahia from 9 February 1951 by a decision of the New Zealand Geographic Board.
A multimillion-dollar upgrade to improve access, lighting, security and shelter was underway in August 2018.
- 3 tph to Britomart, via Penrose and Newmarket
- 3 tph to Papakura
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