Wellard railway station

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Coordinates: 32°15′50″S 115°49′01″E / 32.263919°S 115.817074°E / -32.263919; 115.817074

Transperth train sign.svg
Transperth TrainsList of Perth railway stations
Transperth Wellard Station entrance.jpg
Mandurah Line
Street Southern Access Road, Chiswick Lane
Suburb Leda, Wellard
Distance from Perth 37.3 km (23.2 mi)
General information
Station code RWD
Fare zone 4
Station design
Number of platforms 2
Platform architecture 2 side
Station structure Closed Station
Access by Bus Transfer, Entrance
Train transfer No
Bus transfer Yes
Total number of bus stands 4
Total number of bus routes 2
Transit guard booth Yes
Park 'n' Ride Yes
Lock 'n' Ride No, but Pay 'n' Display
Lifts 2
Escalators 2
Add Value Machines no
Public telephones Yes
Public toilets Yes
The in-station decoration at Wellard Station.

Wellard is a railway station located in Wellard, Western Australia on the Mandurah Line of the Transperth Trains network, with service to the Perth central business district and the neighbouring southern city of Mandurah.


Wellard station is located 37.3 km (23.2 mi) south of the Perth central business district in the suburb of the same name. The station is in the central part of the town, situated on the southern side of Chiswick Parade between the eastern and western sections of Lambeth Circle.

Transit-oriented development[edit]

The station is at the heart of an award-winning transit-oriented development scheme known as The Village at Wellard. Its design that incorporates parks, walkability, and rail proximity has earned it awards from the Urban Development Institute of Western Australia, Planning Institute Australia, Landscape Industries Association, and HIA Land-Corp.[1] The development contains not only low- and medium-density residential development, but also over 57 ha (0.22 sq mi) of parkland and conservation areas.[2]


Wellard is on the Mandurah Line of the Transperth Trains network, a hybrid metro-commuter rail system with five lines in metropolitan Perth. As such, it receives trains northbound to central Perth and southbound to the suburbs of Mandurah and Rockingham. Three stopping patterns serve Wellard station: all stations, C, and K (only towards Perth).[3]

In the inbound direction, all stations and K-pattern trains take about 31 minutes, averaging 72.1 km/h (44.8 mph), to arrive at Perth.[3] C-pattern trains stop at all stations except Canning Bridge heading to Perth, taking 29 minutes at an average of 77.2 km/h (48.0 mph).[3]

In the outbound direction, an all stations train takes about 22 minutes, averaging 89.5 km/h (55.6 mph), to arrive at Mandurah.[3] C-pattern trains operate locally to Mandurah apart from skipping Canning Bridge; this has no effect for passengers departing Wellard for any southbound stations. K-pattern trains do not stop at Wellard on their way to Rockingham.[3]

Station layout[edit]

Wellard utilises a simple side platform layout with two tracks. Platform 1 is used by trains bound for Perth underground station (these trains generally continue onto the Joondalup Line) whilst platform 2 is used by trains heading south towards Mandurah. Access to the station is provided from the busway platforms adjacent to Chiswick Parade on the northern side of the station and a parking lot on the southern side of the station with a concourse connecting the two with faregates above the tracks. A pair of escalators and lifts past these gates head down to the platform level.[4]

Stop no. Platform Line Stopping pattern Destination Notes
[2822] Wellard station platforms
99691 Transperth platform 1W.svg Mandurah All stations, C, K Perth underground
99692 Transperth platform 2W.svg Mandurah All stations Mandurah
The platform level in Wellard Station.

Bus routes[edit]

Bus transfers are available at Wellard Train Station.

Route Number Destination / Description
[23778] Stand 1
    909 Rail Replacement Service to Perth
[23779] Stand 2
    541 to Kwinana station via Sulphur Road
    909 Rail Replacement Service to Mandurah
[23780] Stand 3
    542 to Kwinana station via Chisham Avenue
[23781] Stand 4 - Set down only


  1. ^ "News and events". The Village at Wellard. Retrieved 1 May 2009. [dead link]
  2. ^ "Estate features". The Village at Wellard. Retrieved 21 May 2009. [dead link]
  3. ^ a b c d e "Mandurah Line timetable" (PDF). Transperth. Retrieved 26 April 2009. [dead link]
  4. ^ "Wellard station layout". Transperth. Retrieved 1 May 2009. [dead link]

External links[edit]

Zone 4

Preceding station   Transperth Trains network   Following station
Zone 4
towards Perth
Mandurah Line
All, C, KU
Zone 5
towards Mandurah