Wellington Scoop

Fire alarm at station cancels trains for two hours

Train services were cancelled for two hours this morning after a fire alarm at Wellington Station.

The station was evacuated because of the alarm.

The cancelled trains were: 7:14am Wellington to Waikanae, 7:32am Wellington to Johnsonville, 7:35am Wellington to Upper Hutt, 7:44am Wellington to Waikanae, 8:00am Johnsonville to Wellington, 8:30am Upper Hutt to Wellington, 8:30am Waikanae to Wellington, 9:00am Waikanae to Wellington.

Travellers were stranded, as the trains were not replaced by buses.

The first services out of Wellington were: 8:02am Johnsonville service, 8:05am Upper Hutt service. 8:14am Waikanae service.

MetLink advised: expect some delays.