Auckland Manukau Eastern Transport Initiative (AMETI) Stage 1

Client: Auckland Transport (AT)
Timeframe: Ongoing
Total value: $100M+

Components: Major transport initiative and upgrade programme in south east Auckland

Project description:

AMETI is a group of projects in south east Auckland which will improve transport choices and connections in the area. Stage 1 saw the opening of the new Panmure Station and Te Horeta Road.

Panmure Station has been upgraded to create an interchange that allows easy transfers between trains, a future busway and local buses.

The project has required extensive consultation with multiple stakeholders, complex staging, and upgrade of existing facilities and delivery of cycleways, extensive landscaping and streetscaping.

Our role

Xigo director Gerard Krishnan has been engaged by Auckland Transport to advise during the delivery of Stage One of this multi modal transport project.

  • Upgrade of Panmure Station to create an interchange that allows easy transfers between trains, a future busway and local buses.
  • The new 1.5km Te Horeta Road which links Morrin Road to Mt Wellington Highway.
  • A 220m tunnel for the new road built next to the rail line at the station.
  • New bridges on Mountain Road, Ellerslie-Panmure Highway and for Panmure Station.
  • Wider, longer footbridge with lifts over the rail lines
  • Cycle lanes on Ellerslie Panmure Highway
  • Van Damme's Lagoon reserve upgrade

Main challenges

  • Complex staged programming and delivery of civil works and streetscapes
  • Extensive consultation with multiple stakeholders
  • Cycleways, extensive landscaping and streetscaping
  • Replacement of structural bridges
  • Working in operational (environment)