Helpful tips

Is there WiFi on Auckland trains?

Is there WiFi on Auckland trains?

WiFi is available for registered AT HOP card users at 40 Auckland train stations, and is being rolled out to ferry wharfs and bus terminals over the next few months. Those without an AT HOP card can connect for 10 minutes per day. …

Do trains have WiFi NZ?

Following the introduction of Auckland’s new electric trains, free WiFi internet access will be launched at train stations on 26 May. Full WiFi access will be available for eligible registered AT HOP card users through a new service called “AT HOP WiFi”.

Do you get WiFi on trains?

An increasing number of Train Operating Companies are providing onboard Wi-Fi facilities for customers. Wi-Fi provision is more commonly available on long distance inter-city routes as opposed to shorter commuter routes. The charges and availability varies with different train operating companies as below.

How fast do Auckland trains go?

Operating features. The maximum operating speed is 110km/hr, however, the average operating speed will be less than this. Each train has regenerative braking, allowing energy to be produced by the train and fed back into the 25kv supply – a recovery of up to 20% of the energy used.

Can you carry alcohol on a train?

On most trains in England and Wales, drinking alcohol is allowed. However, train operators may opt to run “dry” trains, meaning passengers cannot bring alcohol on board nor consume it.

Do trains go both ways?

A single-track railway is a railway where trains traveling in both directions share the same track. Single track is usually found on lesser-used rail lines, often branch lines, where the level of traffic is not high enough to justify the cost of constructing a second track.

How do you connect to WiFi on a train?

Connect in 3 easy steps:

  1. search for ‘GWR WiFi’ and select connect.
  2. open your device’s internet browser; our Wi-Fi registration page should load automatically – you’ll only need to register once.
  3. follow the instructions on screen to activate your free GWR Wi-Fi.

Can I buy my 16 year old a drink in a pub?

It is illegal for someone under 18 to drink alcohol in a licensed premises, such as a pub, except where the child is 16 or 17 years old and accompanied by an adult. In the above scenario, it is legal for them to drink, but not buy, beer, wine and cider to accompany a meal.

Where did the electric trains come from in New Zealand?

The fleet comprised diesel multiple units (DMUs) bought second-hand from Perth, Australia, and rebuilt British Rail Mark II carriages in push/pull configuration with DC and DFT locomotives; the Auckland Regional Transport Authority established that electric trains would be cheaper to run long term.

How many train stations are there in Auckland?

Trains are a great way to travel around Auckland with 41 stations across four lines: Southern, Eastern, Western and Onehunga. Here you’ll find information regarding where trains go, fare information, train-riding etiquette, safety tips and much more.

Why did KiwiRail decide to electrify the Auckland railway?

KiwiRail said electrification would use less than 1% of Auckland’s electricity capacity. In conjunction with the electrification to Pukekohe, a third connection for the system is planned, supplied from Transpower’s Drury substation. The decision to electrify was partly prompted by the ageing diesel train fleet becoming unreliable.

Is there a Train Simulator on the Auckland railway?

The display is programmed with the Auckland railway network, filmed in 2012 and converted into video graphics. The simulator can be set to simulate daytime or night-time and includes a range of weather conditions, and it can simulate faults in the train and emergency situations.