Civic railway station
Station looking west in July 2013
|Address||Hunter Street, Newcastle
|Distance||167.02 km (103.78 mi) from Central|
|Opened||1857, 1935 (reopened)|
|Fare zone||MyZone 3|
Civic railway station is located on the Newcastle line in New South Wales, Australia. It serves the Civic part of Newcastle's central business district, opening on 30 March 1857 as Newcastle railway station. On 9 March 1858 it was renamed Honeysuckle and again on 1 September 1866 to Honeysuckle Point. The station closed in 1872 only to be reopened as its current name of Civic on 22 December 1935.
Platforms & services
Civic has two side platforms that can accommodate six carriages. Passengers on longer trains are required to use the rear six carriages. It is serviced by NSW TrainLink Central Coast & Newcastle line services travelling from Sydney to Newcastle and Hunter line services travelling from Newcastle to Maitland, Muswellbrook, Scone, Telarah and Dungog.
In 2007 Platform 2 was extended at its western end to allow Merewether Street level crossing to remain open while trains are stopped at the station.
|1||Central Coast & Newcastle Line||Electric Multiple Unit services to Gosford & Sydney|
|Hunter Line||Endeavour/Hunter railcar services to Maitland, Telarah, Dungog, Muswellbrook & Scone|
|2||Central Coast & Newcastle Line||Electric Multiple Unit services to Newcastle|
|Hunter Line||Endeavour/Hunter railcar services to Newcastle|
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