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A big milestone at Maungawhau Station - the completion of 2.5 years of mined tunneling activity.

JUNE 2023

End of the TBM boring after the TBM breaks through for the last time.

SEPTEMBER 2022

1.3 kilometres of new track has been laid through the busy Mt Eden site - a switch critical to connect the Western/North Auckland Line with CRL at a redeveloped Maungawhau Station.

JANUARY 2022

Our Tunnel Boring Machine (TBM) Dame Whina Cooper broke through into Te Waihorotiu Station marking the end of its epic underground journey from Maungawhau Station.

DECEMBER 2021

After extensive factory tests in China, CRL Ltd formally accepts ownership of the tunnel boring machine, named after Dame Whina Cooper. The machine arrived in Auckland to be transported to the Maungawhau Station site.

OCTOBER 2020

Piling begins in central Auckland for the construction of Te Waihorotiu Station and at Karanga-a-Hape Station.

JUNE 2020

A contract was signed with the Link Alliance to deliver the tunnels and the main stations at Te Waihorotiu Station, Karanga-a-Hape Station and Maungawhau Station.

JULY 2019

CRL celebrated a major milestone with the breakthrough from the Albert Street tunnels to CRL tunnels across the Commercial Bay site, Downtown Auckland.

DECEMBER 2018

Then Finance Minister Steven Joyce and Transport Minister Simon Bridges signed the agreements with Auckland Mayor Phil Goff that established City Rail Link Limited to deliver the CRL from 1 July.

JULY 2017

Then AT Chair Lester Levy, Auckland Mayor Len Brown, Prime Minister Sir John Key and Transport Minister Simon Bridges at the historic groundbreaking ceremony for the CRL in Downtown Auckland.

JUNE 2016

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A big milestone at Maungawhau Station - the completion of 2.5 years of mined tunneling activity.

JUNE 2023

End of the TBM boring after the TBM breaks through for the last time.

SEPTEMBER 2022

1.3 kilometres of new track has been laid through the busy Mt Eden site - a switch critical to connect the Western/North Auckland Line with CRL at a redeveloped Maungawhau Station.

JANUARY 2022

Our Tunnel Boring Machine (TBM) Dame Whina Cooper broke through into Te Waihorotiu Station marking the end of its epic underground journey from Maungawhau Station.

DECEMBER 2021

After extensive factory tests in China, CRL Ltd formally accepts ownership of the tunnel boring machine, named after Dame Whina Cooper. The machine arrived in Auckland to be transported to the Maungawhau Station site.

OCTOBER 2020

Piling begins in central Auckland for the construction of Te Waihorotiu Station and at Karanga-a-Hape Station.

JUNE 2020

A contract was signed with the Link Alliance to deliver the tunnels and the main stations at Te Waihorotiu Station, Karanga-a-Hape Station and Maungawhau Station.

JULY 2019

CRL celebrated a major milestone with the breakthrough from the Albert Street tunnels to CRL tunnels across the Commercial Bay site, Downtown Auckland.

DECEMBER 2018

Then Finance Minister Steven Joyce and Transport Minister Simon Bridges signed the agreements with Auckland Mayor Phil Goff that established City Rail Link Limited to deliver the CRL from 1 July.

JULY 2017

Then AT Chair Lester Levy, Auckland Mayor Len Brown, Prime Minister Sir John Key and Transport Minister Simon Bridges at the historic groundbreaking ceremony for the CRL in Downtown Auckland.

JUNE 2016

All images credit: CRL