28 Jul 2017

Britomart station trains shut down by track fault

8:20 pm on 28 July 2017

A track fault at Britomart Station in Auckland is caused chaos for hundreds of Friday night commuters.

Passengers disembark at Britomart after the first journey on the city's new electric trains.

Britomart station (file photo) Photo: RNZ / Todd Niall

Auckland Transport said the fault inside Britomart tunnel meant no services could enter or depart during the busiest time of the day

Services were back up and running by 8pm.