Carramar railway station

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Carramar
Carramar Railway Station 4.JPG
Eastbound view in November 2007
Location Wattle Avenue, Carramar
Coordinates 33°53′03″S 150°57′41″E / 33.884256°S 150.961347°E / -33.884256; 150.961347Coordinates: 33°53′03″S 150°57′41″E / 33.884256°S 150.961347°E / -33.884256; 150.961347
Owned by RailCorp
Operated by Sydney Trains
Line(s) Main South
Distance 25.89 kilometres from Central
Platforms 2 (1 island)
Tracks 2
Construction
Structure type Ground
Other information
Station code CMR
Website Sydney Trains
History
Opened 8 October 1924
Electrified Yes
Previous names South Fairfield
Services
Preceding station   Sydney Trains   Following station
towards Liverpool
T3
Bankstown Line
towards Central

Carramar railway station is located on the Main South line, serving the Sydney suburb of Carramar. It is served by Sydney Trains T3 Bankstown line services.

History[edit]

Carramar station opened as South Fairfield on 8 October 1924 when the Main South line was extended from Regents Park to Cabramatta.[1][2] It was renamed Carramar on 1 July 1926.[3]

To the south of the station lies the Southern Sydney Freight Line that opened in January 2013.

Platforms & services[edit]

Historically Carramar was served by services from the city and Lidcombe operating to Liverpool. This changed in the early 2000s, when most services to Liverpool were altered to operate via Bankstown. Today Carramar is served by T3 Bankstown line services terminating at Liverpool and three Liverpool - City via Strathfield services on weekdays.[4][5]

Platform Line Stopping pattern Notes
1
services to Central & the City Circle via Lidcombe 2 services on weekdays
services to Central & the City Circle via Bankstown
2
services to Liverpool 1 service on weekdays
services to Liverpool

References[edit]

  1. ^ Carramar Station NSWrail.net
  2. ^ Carramar Railway Station Group NSW Environment & Heritage
  3. ^ "60 Years Ago" Railway Digest July 1986 page 222
  4. ^ "T2: Inner West & South line timetable" (PDF). Sydney Trains. 13 December 2015. 
  5. ^ "T3: Bankstown line timetable" (PDF). Sydney Trains. 20 October 2013 [amended January 2015]. 

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