Albion Park railway station

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Albion Park
Albion Park railway station.jpg
Northbound view from Platform 1
Station statistics
Address Princes Highway, Albion Park Rail
Australia
Coordinates 34°33′45″S 150°47′54″E / 34.562578°S 150.798452°E / -34.562578; 150.798452Coordinates: 34°33′45″S 150°47′54″E / 34.562578°S 150.798452°E / -34.562578; 150.798452
Line(s) South Coast
Distance 103.34 km (64.21 mi) from Central
Structure type Ground
Platforms 2 side
Tracks 2
Other information
Opened 9 November 1887
Electrified Yes
Accessible Handicapped/disabled access
Station code ALP
Owned by RailCorp
Operator NSW TrainLink
Fare zone MyZone 3
Website Albion Park
Services
Preceding station   NSW TrainLink   Following station
South Coast Line
towards Central

Albion Park railway station is located on the South Coast line in New South Wales, Australia. It serves the southern Wollongong suburb of Albion Park Rail, opening on 9 November 1887 as Oak Flats being renamed in 1888.[1]

In 2001 a second platform was opened as part of the electrification of the line to Kiama.[2] A station 3 kilometres north of the present station opened in 1887 as Albion Park, but was later renamed Yallah[3] and closed in 1974.[4]

The weatherboard station on Platform 1 dates from 1887.[5]

Platforms & services[edit]

Southbound view in 1940

Albion Park has two side platforms. It is serviced by NSW TrainLink South Coast line services travelling between Sydney Central, Bondi Junction and Kiama.[6]

Platform Line Stopping pattern Notes
1 South Coast Line H set electric services to Sydney Central & Bondi Junction
2 South Coast Line H set electric services to Kiama

Transport links[edit]

Bus stop

Premier Illawarra operate four routes to and fron Albion Park station:


Image gallery[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Albion Park Station NSWrail.net
  2. ^ "Kiama Electrification- some facts and figures" Railway Digest January 2002
  3. ^ Yallah History Wollongong City Library
  4. ^ Yallah Station NSWrail.net
  5. ^ Albion Park Railway Station Group NSW Environment & Heritage
  6. ^ South Coast Line timetable NSW TrainLink 20 October 2013
  7. ^ Wollongong Loop (anti-clockwise) Premier Illawarra
  8. ^ Wollongong to Shellharbour Premier Illawarra
  9. ^ Wollongong Loop (clockwise) Premier Illawarra
  10. ^ Shellharbour to Albion Park Premier Illawarra

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