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Four morning trains delayed by trespassers on Kapiti Line

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Trains on the Kapiti line have been delayed this morning because of what MetLink describes as trespassers on the tracks. Here’s MetLink’s explanation:

News from MetLink at 10.15am
There is currently a situation on the tracks where police are trying to locate trespassers between Pukerua Bay and Paekakariki. This is causing significant delays to services along the line.

Services currently affected:

The 8:44am service from Wellington to Waikanae is being held just past Pukerua Bay.
The 9:14am service from Wellington to Waikanae is being held just past Pukerua Bay.
The 9:00am service from Waikanae to Wellington is being held at Paekakariki.
The 9:30am service from Waikanae to Wellington is being held at Paekakariki.

UPDATE at 10.30
Services have resumed on the Kapiti Line. They were delayed due to a situation on the tracks where police had to locate trespassers between Pukerua Bay and Paekakariki. This was causing significant delays to services along the line.

Still expect delays as services aren’t running exactly to timetable.