Glen Eden railway station

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Glen Eden
Auckland Transport Urban rail
Glen Eden Train Station Seen From West.jpg
The station from the West.
LocationWaitakere City
Coordinates36°54.6′S 174°39.2′E / 36.9100°S 174.6533°E / -36.9100; 174.6533
Owned byKiwiRail (track and platforms)
Auckland Transport (buildings)
Line(s)Western Line
PlatformsSide platforms
TracksMainline (two)
Construction
Platform levels1
ParkingYes
Bicycle facilitiesNo
History
Opened1880
Electrified25kV AC[1]
Traffic
Passengers (2009)1,543 passengers/day
Services
Preceding station   Auckland Transport (Transdev)   Following station
toward Britomart
Western Line
toward Swanson

Glen Eden railway station is located on the Western Line of the Auckland Railway Network, New Zealand. The station house is a local historical landmark that was restored in 2001. A cafe is located in the old station building.

When first opened, one of the station's functions was to service the nearby Waikumete Cemetery. Special trains ran from Auckland on Sundays carrying the deceased and their entourage, and a dedicated platform was constructed to serve these trains.[2]

Services[edit]

Bus routes 152, 154, 172 and 172X pass by the station on the adjacent West Coast Road.[3]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Auckland Electrifcation Map" (PDF). KiwiRail. September 2014. Retrieved 26 September 2014.
  2. ^ H. J. Hansen and F. J. Neil, Tracks in the North (Auckland: H. J. Hansen, 1992), 100.
  3. ^ "Western Guide – from 11 June 2017" (PDF). Auckland Transport. Retrieved 18 June 2017.