Broadmeadow railway station

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Broadmeadow
BroadmeadowStationFromRoadBridge.JPG
Northbound view in May 2007
Station statistics
Address Graham Road, Broadmeadow
Australia
Coordinates 32°55′07″S 151°44′55″E / 32.918494°S 151.748555°E / -32.918494; 151.748555Coordinates: 32°55′07″S 151°44′55″E / 32.918494°S 151.748555°E / -32.918494; 151.748555
Line(s) Main Northern
Distance 162.94 km (101.25 mi) from Central
Structure type Ground
Platforms 3 (1 side, 1 island)
Tracks 4
Other information
Opened 15 August 1887
Electrified Yes
Accessible Handicapped/disabled access
Station code BMD
Owned by RailCorp
Operator NSW TrainLink
Fare zone MyZone 3
Services
Preceding station   NSW Main lines   Following station
towards Wallangarra
Main North Line
towards Sydney
Preceding station   NSW TrainLink   Following station
towards Newcastle
Newcastle and Central Coast Line
towards Central
towards Grafton, Casino or Brisbane
NSW TrainLink North Coast
towards Sydney
towards Moree or Armidale
NSW TrainLink North Western

Broadmeadow railway station is located on the Main Northern line in New South Wales, Australia. It serves the western Newcastle suburb of Broadmeadow, opening on 15 August 1887.[1]

Following the electrification of the line from Wyong in June 1984 passenger trains including the Brisbane Limited, Gold Coast Motorail, Grafton Express, North Coast Daylight Express, North Coast Overnight Express, Northern Mail and Northern Tablelands Express changed from electric to diesel traction at Broadmeadow.

Platforms & services[edit]

Broadmeadow has three platforms. It is serviced by NSW TrainLink Central Coast & Newcastle line services travelling from Sydney to Newcastle[2]

It is also serviced by NSW Trainlink Xplorer and XPT long distance services from Sydney to Armidale, Moree, Grafton, Casino and Brisbane.[3][4]

Platform Line Stopping pattern Notes
1 Central Coast & Newcastle Line Electric Multiple Unit services to Gosford & Sydney
NSW TrainLink North Coast XPT services to Sydney (3 per day)
NSW TrainLink North Western Xplorer services to Sydney (1 per day)
2 Central Coast & Newcastle Line Electric Multiple Unit services to Newcastle
3 NSW TrainLink North Coast XPT services to Grafton, Casino & Brisbane (all 1 per day)
NSW TrainLink North Western Xplorer services to Armidale/Moree (1 per day)

Transport links[edit]

Newcastle Buses operates one route which stops at Broadmeadow station:

Signal boxes[edit]

The Australian Rail Track Corporation's Broadmeadow Centralised Traffic Control centre for the northern half of the state including the North Coast line to Brisbane, is located just south of the station, as is RailCorp's Broadmeadow signal box which controls the Broadmeadow to Eraring section of the Main Northern line.

Yard[edit]

South of the station lies the extensive Broadmeadow yard. NSW TrainLink have a depot that maintains their Endeavour and Hunter railcar fleet. The former Broadmeadow Locomotive Depot is used to house preserved rolling stock.

Image gallery[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Broadmeadow Station NSWrail.net
  2. ^ Central Coast & Newcastle line timetable NSW TrainLink 20 October 2013
  3. ^ North Western timetable NSW TrainLink 20 October 2013
  4. ^ North Coast timetable NSW TrainLink 20 October 2013
  5. ^ Bus Route Map Newcastle Buses & Ferries

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