Mount Victoria railway station

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Mount Victoria
Mount Victoria station 1.jpg
Westbound view from Platform 2 in September 2007
Location Darling Causeway, Mount Victoria
Australia
Coordinates 33°35′16″S 150°15′25″E / 33.587856°S 150.256914°E / -33.587856; 150.256914Coordinates: 33°35′16″S 150°15′25″E / 33.587856°S 150.256914°E / -33.587856; 150.256914
Elevation 1,049 metres (3,442 ft)
Owned by RailCorp
Operated by NSW TrainLink
Line(s) Main Western
Distance 126.72 km (78.74 mi) from Central
Platforms 2 side
Tracks 2
Connections Bus
Construction
Structure type Ground
Other information
Station code MVR
Fare zone MyZone 3
Website Sydney Trains
History
Opened 6 September 1869
Electrified Yes
Services
Preceding station   NSW TrainLink   Following station
towards Bathurst
Blue Mountains Line
towards Central

Mount Victoria railway station is located on the Main Western line in New South Wales, Australia. It serves the Blue Mountains town of Mount Victoria opening on 6 September 1869.[1]

The Platform 2 building dates from 1869 with a refreshment room added in 1884. The Platform 1 building dates from 1911 when the line was duplicated. An extensive yard including a locomotive depot existed west of the station.[2] A number of sidings are still used to stable V sets overnight.

Platforms & services[edit]

Westbound view of platforms in September 2007
Historic photo of Platform 2, unknown date

Mount Victoria has two side platforms. It is serviced by NSW TrainLink Blue Mountains line services travelling from Sydney to Lithgow. Some services terminate at Mount Victoria and stable in the sidings west of the station. The daily Bathurst Bullet service is operated by an Endeavour railcar to Bathurst.[3]

Platform Line Stopping pattern Notes
1 Blue Mountains Line V set services to Sydney
Blue Mountains Line Bathurst Bullet service to Sydney (1 per day)
2 Blue Mountains Line V set services to Lithgow
Blue Mountains Line Bathurst Bullet service to Bathurst (1 per day)

Transport links[edit]

Blue Mountains Transit operates one route to and from station:[4]

NSW TrainLink operate road coach services from the station forecourt:[5]

Gallery[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Mount Victoria Station NSWrail.net
  2. ^ Mount Victoria Railway Station Group NSW Environment & Heritage
  3. ^ Blue Mountains line timetable NSW TrainLink 20 October 2013
  4. ^ Upper Mountains Timetable Blue Mountains Bus Company 7 April 2015
  5. ^ Western timetable NSW TrainLink 20 October 2013

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