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[[{{{1}}} railway station, |{{{1}}}]]

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Usage[edit]

This template expands a name (first parameter) to link to the appropriate railway station article, without displaying "railway station".

The second parameter determines the location. (In the expansion it is added following “railway station” and is separated by a comma.)

Almost all stations in Australia and New Zealand follow the link form of terminating with "railway station, Place-name".


Valid arguments are

A Adelaide
B Brisbane
M Melbourne
N or NSW or W New South Wales
P Perth
Q Queensland
S Sydney
SA South Australia
V Victoria
Z or NZ New Zealand

Alternate text can be specified by using the optional parameter alt=.

Examples[edit]

{{stnlnk|High Street|NSW}} expands to [[High Street railway station, New South Wales|High Street]], and
{{stnlnk|Perth|P|alt=Perth Underground}} expands to [[Perth railway station, Perth|Perth Underground]].


The template can be abbreviated as {{rwsa}} (for Railway Station Australasia).

Discretion should be used on whether to name the place itself or the station that serves it. In railway articles it is generally preferred to use the station unless specifically talking about the place, for example that Albion serves the suburb of Albion.

See also[edit]

A number of other templates provide the same function for specific systems:

Template Shortcut Used for
{{Station}} {{stn}} any transit, bus or train station
{{Stnlnk}} {{rws}} Railway stations
{{Metro}} none Metro stations
{{Subway}} none Subway stations
{{LRT Station}} {{lrt}} or {{lrts}} Light Rail Transit stations
{{MRT Station}} {{mrt}} or {{mrts}} Mass Rapid Transit stations
{{Tram}} none Tram stops
Specific locations
{{AMT Station}} {{AMT}} AMT (Greater Montreal)
{{Amtrak}} {{amtk}} Amtrak
{{StnlnkA}} {{rwsa}} Australia and New Zealand
{{Buenos Aires Subte}} {{bas}} Buenos Aires Underground
{{C-Train}} {{cts}} Calgary C-Train
{{CTA station}} {{cta}} Chicago Transit Authority
{{DLRstation}} {{dlr}} Docklands Light Rail, London
{{IWLR}} none Dulwich Hill Line, Sydney
{{Ja-stalink}} {{rwsj}} Japan
{{Kiev Metro/Station}} {{kms}} Kiev Metro
{{Tubestation}} {{lus}} London Underground
{{Metro Madrid}} {{MdM}} Madrid Metro
{{MLstation}} {{mls}} Manchester Metrolink
{{BMT4}} none New York City Subway BMT Fourth Avenue Line
{{Paris Metro/Station}} {{pms}} Paris Métro
{{RER/Station}} {{prs}} Paris RER
{{Shanghai Metro/Station}} {{shm}} Shanghai Metro
{{TTC station}} {{ttcs}} Toronto subway and RT
{{VSB station}} {{vsbs}} Vienna S-Bahn
{{VUB station}} {{vubs}} Vienna U-Bahn
{{WMATA station}} {{WMATA}} Washington Metro