Public transport spine study
The Wellington Public Transport Spine Study will be carried out from August 2011 through to early 2013. This study looks at the feasibility of options for a future high quality, high frequency public transport spine through central Wellington between the Wellington Railway Station and Newtown. The study timetable and study reports are provided below.
View the study reports and full appendices here. Some of these files are very large so may take time to download.
Please note: These reports document progress on the public transport spine study. They are interim reports, the work within which may be refined as the study progresses.
The reports are technical by nature and have not been written specifically for public consumption. They have been released to allow interested stakeholders to follow the progress of the study.
Main report (536KB)
Appendices A - E (1.6MB)
Appendices F - H (1.4MB)
Inception and Scoping Report
Main report (937KB)
Milestone 2: International Review
Main report (829KB)
Appendix C / 1 - Case Studies (4.3MB)
Appendix C / 2 - Case Studies (6.3MB)
Milestone 3: Long list option evaluation
Main report (1.1MB)
Appendix C - Modelling analysis (0.5MB)
Appendix A is an enormous file, containing large scale representations of the area route alignments in the main report.
Please email us (details below) if you have any queries about this.
Milestone 4: Medium list option evaluation
The indicative timetable for key milestones of the study is:
|1. Completion of inception and scoping phase||February 2012|
|2. Completion of international review||February 2012|
|3. Completion of long-list evaluation and identification of medium list||April 2012|
|4. Completion of medium-list evaluation and identification of short- list||June 2012|
|5. Completion of short-list evaluation||May 2013|
|6. Completion of spine study||May 2013|
If you have a query regarding the Wellington Public Transport Spine Study, you can:
Email us or
Phone 04 384 5708
Any queries for the study consultant should be directed to Greater Wellington in the first instance.