Blackwood railway station

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Blackwood Interchange
Railways in Adelaide - List of railway stations
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Train services
Belair Line
Location
Street Station Road
Suburb Blackwood
Hawthorndene
Distance from Adelaide 18.1 km
Access by Pedestrian level crossing
Frequency
Hi-Frequency station No
Peak frequency Every 15 Mins
Weekday frequency Every 30 Mins
Weekend frequency Every 60 Mins
Night frequency Every 60 Mins
Facilities
Passenger information display Yes
Passenger information speaker Yes
Number of platforms 2
Platform layout 2 side platforms
Toilets Yes
Car parking Yes
Bike storage No
Lounge No
Kiosk Yes
Wheelchair access Handicapped/disabled access Yes
Other facilities Payphone, cafe and vending machines
History
Opened 1883
Rebuilt 1990s and 2009
Transfers
Train transfer None
Bus transfer 173 to City

195 & 196 to City
G30 to City
600 & 601 to Marion
600 & 601 to Aberfoyle Park
605 to Darlington
694 Hawthorndene Loop
893 & 894 to Aldgate

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Blackwood Interchange railway station on the Belair railway line in South Australia and was opened with the opening of the railway between Adelaide and Aldgate in 1883. It and Mitcham are the only stations between Goodwood and Belair to have more than one platform in use.[1] It is located in the Adelaide southern foothills suburbs of Blackwood and Hawthorndene, 18.1 kilometres (11 mi) by railway from the Adelaide Railway Station.

It is one of the busiest stations on the Belair line; it is the only station on the Belair line to have a bus interchange with connections available with many routes.

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Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Prior to the conversion of the Belair line in 1995 from two Broad Gauge tracks to one Broad Gauge track and one Standard Gauge track, all stations on the Belair Line had two or more working platforms; the nature of the terrain and the narrowness of the right-of-way prevented the practice employed on other Adelaide suburban lines of placing a single platform between the two tracks. Since the conversion of one of the tracks to standard gauge, these "other" platforms have been closed. The two platforms at Blackwood remain open to enable and facilitate a crossing loop in the now single broad gauge track.
Blackwood station in 2007

Coordinates: 35°01′15″S 138°37′09″E / 35.0209°S 138.6192°E / -35.0209; 138.6192