Armidale railway station

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Armidale
Armidale Railway Station.jpg
Station front in September 2007
Location Brown Street, Armidale
Coordinates 30°30′55″S 151°39′06″E / 30.5152°S 151.6517°E / -30.5152; 151.6517
Owned by RailCorp
Operated by NSW TrainLink
Line(s) Main Northern
Distance 578.87 kilometres from Central
Platforms 1
Tracks 3
Construction
Structure type Ground
Disabled access Yes
Other information
Station code ARM
History
Opened 3 February 1883
Services
Preceding station   NSW Main lines   Following station
towards Wallangarra
Main North Line
towards Sydney
Preceding station   NSW TrainLink   Following station
Terminus NSW TrainLink North Western
towards Sydney

Armidale railway station is the terminal station of the Main Northern line in New South Wales, Australia. It serves the city of Armidale, opening on 3 February 1883 when the line was extended from Uralla. It was the terminus of the line until it was extended to Glen Innes on 19 August 1884.[1][2]

The last regular services to operate north of Armidale was the Northern Mail which ceased in November 1988.[3] Freight services continued to serve a fertilizer depot at Dumaresq until the mid-2000s, after which the line closed north of Armidale.

Services[edit]

Armidale station is served by NSW TrainLink's daily Northern Tablelands Xplorer service operating to and from Sydney. It is also served by weekly (Tuesday only) NSW TrainLink coach service to Inverell and daily NSW TrainLink coach service to Tenterfield.[4]

Platform Line Stopping pattern Notes
1 services to Sydney Central

References[edit]

  1. ^ Armidale Station NSWrail.net
  2. ^ Armidale Railway Precinct NSW Environment & Heritage
  3. ^ "Requiem for a Mail" Railway Digest January 1989 page 14
  4. ^ "North West timetable" (PDF). NSW Trainlink. 20 October 2013. 

External links[edit]

Media related to Armidale railway station, New South Wales at Wikimedia Commons