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Will Auckland's rail service cope with Rugby World Cup crowds?

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Photo / Michael Craig, Herald on Sunday
Photo / Michael Craig, Herald on Sunday

Angry train passengers including tourists, families and the disabled say they were "dumped" at a suburban Auckland station with no explanation and no alternative transport.

In a bad start to a busy time for Auckland's train system with the Rugby World Cup looming, Glen Eden man Michael Jones says his Father's Day was ruined when he and his family, with some 90 other passengers, were yesterday told to get off the train at Avondale because of a problem ahead.

Mr Jones said he was travelling from Britomart with his wife Kim, children Christina and Jayden, and 9-month-old granddaughter Arabella.

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