Turramurra railway station
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|Elevation||192 m (630 ft)|
|Line(s)||North Shore Line|
|Train operators||Suburban all stops|
|Distance||20.82 km (12.94 mi) from Central Station|
|Platforms||2 (1 Island)|
Turramurra is a railway station on the North Shore railway line serving the suburb of Turramurra in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia. It has two platforms consisting of a single island, accessed by a footbridge at the southern end. Along with Hornsby railway station is the main hub for transport to and from Ku-ring-gai Creative Arts High School.
Turramurra is the 49th most patronised railway station in Sydney (out of a total of 176 stations), with an average of 4850 passengers boarding per day.
Turramurra was originally called Eastern Road station.
In 2007 construction commenced on works to provide Easy Access facilities at the station. The existing footbridge was demolished and a temporary one was erected at the opposite end of the platform. The new footbridge and lift were opened on 12 May 2008.
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||all stations and limited stops services to Central, then Strathfield and beyond.|
|2||all stations and limited stops services to Hornsby and Berowra.||peak hour intercity services to Gosford and Wyong.|
Turramurra station has a taxi rank nearby and is the terminus for these Transdev NSW bus routes:
- 571 - South Turramurra
- 572 - Macquarie University via South Turramurra
- 573 - Fox Valley
- 575 - Hornsby or Macquarie University via Pymble
- 577 - North Turramurra
The Up platform which was the original platform in single line days is completely straight, while the Down platform which was added with duplication has a sharp curve in it that imposes a speed limit of 40 km/h.
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- The Department of Railways Research and Information Section (1966) Railway Quiz (Department of Railways) p11
- Turramurra station details Sydney Trains