Scone railway station

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Scone
Scone Railway Station building platform side.jpg
Southbound view in November 2006
Station statistics
Address Susan Street, Scone
Australia
Coordinates 32°02′49″S 150°52′01″E / 32.046881°S 150.866956°E / -32.046881; 150.866956Coordinates: 32°02′49″S 150°52′01″E / 32.046881°S 150.866956°E / -32.046881; 150.866956
Line(s) Main Northern
Distance 314.66 km (195.52 mi) from Central
Structure type Ground
Platforms 1
Tracks 3
Other information
Opened 17 April 1871
Accessible Handicapped/disabled access
Station code NSO
Owned by RailCorp
Operator NSW TrainLink
Fare zone MyZone 3
Website Scone
Services
Preceding station   NSW Main lines   Following station
towards Wallangarra
Main North Line
towards Sydney
Preceding station   NSW TrainLink   Following station
Terminus Hunter Line
Main North Line
(Scone to Maitland)
towards Newcastle
towards Moree or Armidale
NSW TrainLink North Western
towards Sydney

Scone railway station is located on the Main North line in New South Wales, Australia. It serves the town of Scone opening on 17 April 1871.[1]

Station configuration[edit]

The station has one platform and a passing loop. The original John Whitton 1871 brick building remains.[2] The station's toilets are closed, but there are toilets available in the adjoining park and at the service station a few hundred metres away.

Platforms & services[edit]

Scone is the terminating point for NSW TrainLink's Hunter line services from Newcastle and a stopping point for NSW TrainLink Xplorer services. There are three local services to/from Newcastle on weekdays with two on weekends.[3] Each day a northbound Xplorer service operates to Armidale and Moree with a southbound service operating to Sydney.[4]

The station, with a single platform, is mostly unstaffed with no ticketing machine, with Hunter line passengers required to purchase a ticket at their destination. Country tickets can be purchased from the local community centre. The Hunter services were introduced by CityRail in September 1990.[5]

Hunter line services usually terminate at the southern end of the platform which is slightly raised. Xplorers use the full platform.

Platform Line Stopping pattern Notes
1 Hunter Line terminating Endeavour/Hunter railcar services to/from Newcastle (2-3 per day)
NSW TrainLink North Western Xplorer services to Armidale/Moree and Sydney (both 1 per day)

Gallery[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Scone Station NSWrail.net
  2. ^ Scone Railway Precinct NSW Environment & Heritage
  3. ^ Hunter line timetable NSW TrainLink 20 October 2013
  4. ^ North Western timetable NSW TrainLink 20 October 2013
  5. ^ "CityRail train service extended to Scone" Railway Digest October 1990 page 342

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