21 Jul 2015

Wellington train strikes landslip debris

8:11 pm on 21 July 2015

Ten passengers have been evacuated after train hit a slip on Wellington's Johnsonville line.

TranzMetro said no-one was injured.

It said KiwiRail staff would go to the site to inspect the damage to the train, remove it from the line for repairs and clear debris.

Buses replaced the services between Wellington and Ngaio during the incident, with trains shuttling passengers between Ngaio and Johnsonville.