• DART 6 - New Lynn Rail Trench & Enhanced Station
  • DART 6 - New Lynn Rail Trench & Enhanced Station
  • DART 6 - New Lynn Rail Trench & Enhanced Station
  • Largest individual KiwiRail rail project undertaken to date, costing $170m
  • Part of the Western North Auckland Line (NAL) railway duplication project
  • Double-tracking from Whau Creek through New Lynn town centre
  • Last section of double-tracking of Western Line
  • 1km stretch of track lowered into 8m-deep rail trench cutting with station and bus interchange above
  • Rail corridor lowered up to 8m allowing trains to pass under existing road and pedestrian bridges
  • New rail station built as part of integrated New Lynn town centre and transport interchange development
  • 2 level crossings replaced by bridges, and 2 further bridges constructed to enhance connectivity
  • Narrow site constrained by proximity to busy roads and requirement to maintain rail services
  • Completed in time for the 2011 Rugby World Cup