Macquarie University railway station

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Macquarie University
Macquarie University station entrance.jpg
Station code MCU
Suburb Macquarie Park
Street(s) Herring Road
Waterloo Road
Distance from Central Station 22.07 km
Types of stopping trains Suburban all stops
Suburban limited stops
Number of platforms 2
Number of tracks 2
Platform arrangement 1 island
Type of station Underground
Ticket barriers Yes
Transfers available Bus
Disabled access Yes
Station facilities Link

Macquarie University railway station is a station on the Sydney Trains network in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia located in the suburb of Macquarie Park. The station is an underground station. It is so named because it serves the nearby Macquarie University and Macquarie Centre. The station opened on 23 February 2009.[1]

Macquarie University station has an island platform, but because the tunnels are spaced at the same distance apart as this island platform. There are no curves in the platforms. The station has Easy Access for wheelchairs.

Macquarie University is the 26th most patronised railway station in Sydney (out of a total of 176 stations), with an average of 8820 passengers boarding per day.

Platforms and services[edit]

The station is served by eight trains per hour for most of the day.[2]

Platform Line Stopping pattern Notes
1
All stations services to Central via Chatswood, then Strathfield and beyond.
2
All stations services to Hornsby.
Platform
Concourse

Transport links[edit]

Hillsbus (except 630), 740 and M41 bus stops are located outside the station entrances. All other services stop at the nearby Macquarie Centre.

Busways:[3]

Forest Coach Lines:[4]

Hillsbus:[5]

Sydney Buses:[6]

Transdev NSW:[7]

Neighbouring stations[edit]

Preceding station   Sydney Trains   Following station
towards Hornsby
T1
Northern Line
via Macquarie Park
towards Central

References[edit]

  1. ^ "CityRail - Epping to Chatswood rail link". CityRail. 
  2. ^ "RailCorp Annual Report 2005-2006". RailCorp, NSW. 
  3. ^ "Busways Website". 
  4. ^ "Forest Website". 
  5. ^ "Hillsbus Website". 
  6. ^ "Sydney Buses Website". 
  7. ^ "Transdev Shorelink Website". 

External links[edit]


Coordinates: 33°46′38″S 151°07′05″E / 33.777337°S 151.118075°E / -33.777337; 151.118075