Booragul railway station

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Booragul
Booragulstn.jpg
Northbound view in May 2006
Location Station Street, Booragul
Australia
Coordinates 32°58′17″S 151°36′17″E / 32.971421°S 151.604714°E / -32.971421; 151.604714Coordinates: 32°58′17″S 151°36′17″E / 32.971421°S 151.604714°E / -32.971421; 151.604714
Owned by RailCorp
Operated by NSW TrainLink
Line(s) Main Northern
Distance 146.39 km (90.96 mi) from Central
Platforms 2 (1 island)
Tracks 2
Connections Bus
Construction
Structure type Ground
Other information
Station code BGL
Fare zone MyZone 3
Website Sydney Trains
History
Opened 24 October 1926
Electrified Yes
Services
Preceding station   NSW TrainLink   Following station
towards Newcastle
Central Coast & Newcastle Line
towards Central

Booragul railway station is located on the Main Northern line in New South Wales, Australia. It serves the City of Lake Macquarie suburb of Booragul opening on 24 October 1926.[1]

The original station buildings were extensively damaged in the 1989 Newcastle earthquake,[2] resulting in their demolition and replacement with the current structures.

Platforms & services[edit]

Booragul's basic station facilities include (from left) commuter telephone, shelter, commuter bench, emergency help point, train information, station lighting & modern station signage

Booragul has one platform with two faces. It is serviced by NSW TrainLink Central Coast & Newcastle line services travelling from Sydney to Hamilton (Newcastle).[3]

Platform Line Stopping pattern Notes
1 Central Coast & Newcastle Line Electric Multiple Unit services to Gosford & Sydney [3]
2 Central Coast & Newcastle Line Electric Multiple Unit services to Hamilton (Newcastle) [3]

Transport links[edit]

Hunter Valley Buses operates one route via Booragul station:

References[edit]

  1. ^ Booragul Station NSWrail.net
  2. ^ 1989 Earthquake damage to Booragul Railway Station Lake Macquarie City Library
  3. ^ a b c Central Coast & Newcastle line timetable NSW TrainLink 5 January 2015
  4. ^ Routes 269, 270 and 271 timetable 20 April 2015

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