Sandgate railway station, New South Wales

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Sandgate
SandgateStation.jpg
Station looking west in August 2006
Location Astra Street, Sandgate
Australia
Coordinates 32°52′19″S 151°42′10″E / 32.872036°S 151.702679°E / -32.872036; 151.702679Coordinates: 32°52′19″S 151°42′10″E / 32.872036°S 151.702679°E / -32.872036; 151.702679
Owned by RailCorp
Operated by NSW TrainLink
Line(s) Main Northern
Distance 170.51 km (105.95 mi) from Central
Platforms 2 side
Tracks 6
Construction
Structure type Ground
Other information
Station code SDG
Fare zone MyZone 3
Website Sydney Trains
History
Opened 1881
Services
Preceding station   NSW TrainLink   Following station
towards Dungog or Scone
Hunter Line
towards Newcastle

Sandgate railway station is located on the Main Northern line in New South Wales, Australia. It serves Sandgate in the western suburbs of Newcastle, opening in 1881 as Grant's Creek.[1][2]

A one kilometre branch diverged behind the station in a north-westerly direction for Sandgate Cemetery. This closed on 13 October 1985.[3][4] Following the completion of the Sandgate Flyover in November 2006, Sandgate station is flanked by two coal lines on either side.[5]

Platforms & services[edit]

Sandgate has two side platforms. It is serviced by NSW TrainLink Hunter line services travelling between Hamilton (Newcastle), Maitland and Telarah on an hourly basis. It is also service by one early morning service to Scone.[6]

Platform Line Stopping pattern Notes
1 Hunter Line Endeavour/Hunter railcar services to Hamilton (Newcastle) [6]
2 Hunter Line Endeavour/Hunter railcar services to Maitland & Telarah 1 early morning service to Scone[6]

Trackplan[edit]

Track arrangement at Sandgate following the construction of the Sandgate Flyover

References[edit]

  1. ^ Station Names. Date of opening, closing and/or change of name. Public Transport Commission of New South Wales Administrative Branch (Archives Section) (3rd ed.). February 1979 [1965]. p. 34. 
  2. ^ Sandgate Station NSWrail.net
  3. ^ "Sangate Cemetery Branch to Close" Railway Digest October 1985 page 297
  4. ^ Sandgate Cemetery Platform NSWrail.net
  5. ^ ARTC Sandgate Flyover Opened by Deputy Prime Minister Australian Rail Track Corporation 24 November 2006
  6. ^ a b c Hunter line timetable NSW TrainLink 5 January 2015

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