Stanmore railway station, Sydney

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Stanmore Railway Station
Station statistics
Address Douglas Street
Trafalgar Street
New South Wales, Australia
Line(s) Main Suburban railway line
Connections Bus
Structure type Ground
Platforms 1 island
1 side
Tracks 6
Other information
Electrified 1927
Station code SMN
Owned by RailCorp
Operator Sydney Trains
Opal 2014
Preceding station   Sydney Trains   Following station
towards Campbelltown
Inner West & South Line
towards Circular Quay

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.[1]

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.[2] The Main Suburban railway line through Stanmore was quadruplicated in 1892,[3] and sextuplicated in 1927 in association with electrification works.[4] 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[edit]

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.

Platform Line Stopping pattern Notes
1 not in regular use trains may stop during trackwork.
all stations services to Central and the City Circle.
all stations services to Homebush

Transport links[edit]

Sydney Buses runs one route via Stanmore station:

NightRide runs one route via Stanmore station:

  • Route N50 - between Liverpool and City (Town Hall)



Track arrangement and station site map at Stanmore


  1. ^ Robins, R. An uphill battle at the busy railway stations. Sydney Morning Herald, 4–5 July 2009.
  2. ^ "Main South Line". 
  3. ^ N.S.W. Railway Passenger Services 1880-1905 Australian Railway History, Vol 56, No. 810, April 2005 p141
  4. ^ Sydney Electric Trains from 1926-1960, Australian Railway Historical Society Bulletin, April 2001 p128.

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Coordinates: 33°53′40″S 151°09′50″E / 33.8944°S 151.1640°E / -33.8944; 151.1640