Quakers Hill railway station

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Quakers Hill
QuakersHillNSWstation.jpg
Location Railway Road, Quakers Hill
New South Wales, Australia
Coordinates 33°43′41″S 150°53′12″E / 33.72808°S 150.88677°E / -33.72808; 150.88677
Owned by RailCorp
Operated by Sydney Trains
Line(s) Richmond railway line
Distance 40.09 km (24.91 mi) from Central
Platforms 2 (1 island)
Tracks 2
Connections Bus (interchange)
Train
Construction
Structure type Ground
Disabled access Yes
Other information
Station code QKH
Fare zone MyZone 3
Website Sydney Trains Link
Traffic
Passengers 3350 per day
Services
Preceding station   Sydney Trains   Following station
towards Richmond
T1
Western Line
towards Central
Terminus
T5
Cumberland Line
towards Campbelltown
Platforms prior to the easy access upgrade

Quakers Hill is a station on the Richmond railway line, and serves the residential community of Quakers Hill. It is served by the T1 Western Line and T5 Cumberland Line of the Sydney Trains network. Two sets of points at the southern end of the station allow trains to terminate on either platform.

Quakers Hill is the 71st most patronised railway station in Sydney (out of a total of 176 stations), with an average of 3350 passengers boarding per day.

History[edit]

The station from the former pedestrian level crossing prior to the Easy Access upgrade.

The tracks through the station were electrified in 1975. The station had a crossing loop until the line from Marayong was duplicated to Quakers Hill in 2002. In 2011 the second track was extended to Schofields.

An easy access upgrade involving the construction of a new overhead concourse was completed in 2011. Prior to the Easy Access upgrade, the station had an overhead ticket office attached to a footbridge. This arrangement could become congested due the narrowness of the footbridge and the position of the ticket office. The ticket office is now conveniently placed on the platform. This has seriously helped the recent population growth in Quakers Hill and other surrounding areas.

Platforms and services[edit]

The station is served by two trains per hour each way, with additional trains during weekday peak hours. T5 services operate weekdays only

Platform Line Stopping pattern Notes
1
all stations and limited stops services to Blacktown and Central, then Chatswood and beyond [1]
All stations to Campbelltown via Parramatta [2]
2
terminating services, all stations services to Schofields and Richmond. Occasionally services depart from platform 2 for limited stops to Central, Hornsby and Berowra during morning peak. [1]
all stations to Schofields [2]

Transport links[edit]

Busways operates two routes to and from Quakers Hill station:

Quakers Hill station is served by one NightRide route:[5]

Trackplan[edit]

Track arrangement at Quakers Hill 2002-2011

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b T1 Western Line timetable Sydney Trains 20 October 2013
  2. ^ a b T5 Cumberland Line timetable Sydney Trains 20 October 2013
  3. ^ Route 752 timetable information Busways 18 May 2014
  4. ^ Route T72 timetable information Busways 18 May 2014
  5. ^ NightRide bus services Transport Info NSW

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