Fassifern railway station

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Fassifern
Fassifern Station4.JPG
Southbound view from Platform 2 in November 2012
Station statistics
Address Fassifern Road, Fassifern
Australia
Coordinates 32°59′07″S 151°34′52″E / 32.9853°S 151.5812°E / -32.9853; 151.5812Coordinates: 32°59′07″S 151°34′52″E / 32.9853°S 151.5812°E / -32.9853; 151.5812
Line(s) Main Northern
Connections Bus
Distance 142.31 km (88.43 mi) from Central
Structure type Ground
Platforms 2 side
Tracks 2
Other information
Opened 1888
Electrified Yes
Station code FSN
Owned by RailCorp
Operator NSW TrainLink
Fare zone MyZone 3
Website Fassifern
Services
Preceding station   NSW TrainLink   Following station
towards Newcastle
Newcastle and Central Coast Line
towards Central
Preceding station   Closed Lines   Following station
Terminus Toronto Line
towards Toronto
Preceding station   NSW TrainLink   Following station
towards Grafton, Casino or Brisbane
NSW TrainLink North Coast
towards Sydney
towards Moree or Armidale
NSW TrainLink North Western

Fassifern railway station is located on the Main Northern line in New South Wales, Australia. It serves the City of Lake Macquarie suburb of Fassifern, opening in 1888.[1][2]

The station has three platforms, although only two are in use, the third being the former branch line platform for the Toronto railway line that closed in 1990. North of the line is a balloon loop for the Newstan Colliery that is served by Southern Shorthaul Railroad hauled trains.

Platforms & services[edit]

Broadmeadow has two side platforms. It is serviced by NSW TrainLink Central Coast & Newcastle line services travelling from Sydney to Newcastle.[3]

It is also serviced by NSW Trainlink Xplorer and XPT long distance services from Sydney to Armidale, Moree, Grafton, Casino and Brisbane.[4][5]

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) set down only
NSW TrainLink North Western Xplorer services to Sydney (1 per day) set down only
2 Central Coast & Newcastle Line Electric Multiple Unit services to Newcastle
NSW TrainLink North Coast XPT services to Grafton, Casino & Brisbane (all 1 per day) pick up only
NSW TrainLink North Western Xplorer services to Armidale/Moree (1 per day) pick up only

Transport links[edit]

Hunter Valley Buses operate three routes via Fassifern station:

Gallery[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Fassifern Station NSWrail.net
  2. ^ Fassifern Railway Station Group NSW Environment & Heritage
  3. ^ Central Coast & Newcastle line timetable NSW TrainLink 20 October 2013
  4. ^ North Western timetable NSW TrainLink 20 October 2013
  5. ^ North Coast timetable NSW TrainLink 20 October 2013
  6. ^ a b Routes 269-271 Timetable Hunter Valley Buses
  7. ^ Route 273 Timetable Hunter Valley Buses

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