Stanmore railway station, Sydney
Stanmore Railway Station
New South Wales, Australia
|Line(s)||Main Suburban railway line|
Stanmore railway station is a railway station located on the Airport, Inner West & South Line of the Sydney Trains network in Sydney, Australia. It serves the inner-western suburb of Stanmore. Stanmore has an average of 5540 weekday commuters.
The Inner West line uses the two southernmost tracks of the six tracks passing through the station. Stanmore has a side platforms and an island platform accessed by a subway, with one face against the Down Suburban track where trains rarely stop.
Stanmore is the 63rd most patronised railway station in Sydney (out of a total of 176 stations), with an average of 3630 passengers boarding per day.
A station opened at Stanmore in 1878. The Main Suburban railway line through Stanmore was quadruplicated in 1892, and sextuplicated in 1927 in association with electrification works. The island platform between the 'Down Suburban' and 'Up Local' tracks was the original station house and entrance, this became the current island platform on completion of quadruplication works in 1892.
Platforms and services
As of the new Sydney Trains timetables on Sunday the 20th of October 2013: on weekdays the station is served by four trains per hour in each direction for most of the day, with additional trains provided during peak hours; and on weekends the station is served by four trains per hour in each direction for most of the day.
|1||not in regular use||trains may stop during trackwork.|
|2||all stations services to Central and the City Circle.|
|3||all stations services to Homebush|
Sydney Buses runs one route via Stanmore station:
NightRide runs one route via Stanmore station:
- Route N50 - between Liverpool and City (Town Hall)
- Robins, R. An uphill battle at the busy railway stations. Sydney Morning Herald, 4–5 July 2009.
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- Sydney Electric Trains from 1926-1960, Australian Railway Historical Society Bulletin, April 2001 p128.