Trains are a vital part of Wellington's public transport network.
Greater Wellington funds rail services on four key lines throughout the region: Hutt Valley, Johnsonville, Kapiti and Wairarapa.
More than 11,000 commuters take the train into and out of Wellington each day of the working week.
Without rail services, congestion on the region's roads would reduce the quality of life, produce poorer environmental outcomes and weaken the economy.
Greater Wellington regularly monitors services and carries out service reviews to better meet passengers' needs and to ensure ratepayers are getting value for money.
For all information about train fares and timetables, see Metlink.
Bicycle carriage on Metlink trains is free, however spaces are limited during the peak commuter period. Many railway stations offer cycle parking.
Compact, fully folding cycles will be carried at all times and on all trains, providing they are folded down before boarding the train. Folding bikes can also be carried free of charge on buses but space during the peak commuter period will be limited.