Dapto railway station

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Dapto
Dapto railway station.jpg
Northbound view from Platform 1
Station statistics
Address Station Street, Dapto
Australia
Coordinates 34°29′33″S 150°47′31″E / 34.492427°S 150.791838°E / -34.492427; 150.791838Coordinates: 34°29′33″S 150°47′31″E / 34.492427°S 150.791838°E / -34.492427; 150.791838
Elevation 34 feet (10 m)
Line(s) South Coast
Distance 95.05 km (59.06 mi) from Central
Structure type Ground
Platforms 3 (2 side, 1 dock)
Tracks 3
Other information
Opened 9 January 1887
Electrified Yes
Accessible Handicapped/disabled access
Station code DAP
Owned by RailCorp
Operator NSW TrainLink
Fare zone MyZone 3
Opal card Active
Website Sydney Trains
Services
Preceding station   NSW TrainLink   Following station
South Coast Line
towards Central

Dapto railway station is located on the South Coast line in New South Wales, Australia. It serves the southern Wollongong suburb of Dapto, opening on 9 January 1887.[1] The weatherboard station on Platform 2 dates from 1887.[2]

From 1993 until 2001 it was the terminus point for electric services from Sydney Central with services to Bomaderry provided by diesel multiple units. In 1993 a second platform (Platform 1) was opened as part of the electrification of the line.

Platforms & services[edit]

Dapto has two side platforms as well as one dock platform. It is serviced by NSW TrainLink South Coast line services travelling between Sydney Central, Bondi Junction and Kiama.[3]

Platform Line Stopping pattern Notes
1 South Coast Line H set electric services to Kiama, H set electric services to Sydney Central & Bondi Junction used very occasionally under new timetable
2 South Coast Line H set electric services to Kiama, H set electric services to Sydney Central & Bondi Junction
3 South Coast Line Terminating H set electric services to/from Sydney Central & Bondi Junction dock platform

Transport links[edit]

Premier Illawarra operates five routes via Dapto station:

Dapto is also served by one NSW TrainLink coach service between Bundanoon and Wollongong.[7]

Station layout map[edit]

Dapto Station Plan.jpg

References[edit]

  1. ^ Dapto Station NSWrail.net
  2. ^ Dapto Railway Station Group NSW Environment & Heritage
  3. ^ South Coast Line timetable NSW TrainLink 20 October 2013
  4. ^ a b Routes 31, 33 and 43 timetable Premier Illawarra 20 October 2013
  5. ^ a b routes 37 and 57 timetable Premier Illawarra 20 October 2013
  6. ^ Route 41 timetable Premier Illawarra 27 January 2015
  7. ^ Southern Highlands Line timetable NSW TrainLink 20 October 2013

External links[edit]