Cowan railway station

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Cowan
Cowan railway station.jpg
Northbound view from Platform 1
Location Old Pacific Highway, Cowan
Australia
Coordinates 33°35′35″S 151°10′17″E / 33.5931333°S 151.1714722°E / -33.5931333; 151.1714722Coordinates: 33°35′35″S 151°10′17″E / 33.5931333°S 151.1714722°E / -33.5931333; 151.1714722
Owned by RailCorp
Operated by NSW TrainLink
Line(s) Main Northern
Distance 48.81 kilometres from Central
Platforms 2 side
Tracks 2
Connections Bus
Construction
Structure type Ground
Disabled access Yes
Other information
Station code CWN
Website Sydney Trains
History
Opened 1890
Electrified Yes
Services
Preceding station   NSW TrainLink   Following station
towards Newcastle
Central Coast & Newcastle Line
towards Central

Cowan railway station is located on the Main Northern line in New South Wales, Australia. It serves the northern Sydney suburb of Cowan, opening in 1890.[1]

Cowan was a terminating point for CityRail suburban services until January 1992 when all services were curtailed at Berowra.[2] A soundbound passing loop is located immediately south of the station. In February 1999, it was extended south 1.1 kilometres to allow 1.5 kilometre freight trains to stable.[3] North of the station the 8.6 kilometre Cowan Bank commences its descent.

Platforms & services[edit]

Cowan has two side platforms. It is serviced by NSW TrainLink Central Coast & Newcastle Line services travelling from Sydney Central to Hamilton (Newcastle).[4]

Platform Line Stopping pattern Notes
1 services to Sydney Central [4]
2 services to Hamilton (Newcastle) [4]

Transport links[edit]

Transdev NSW operates one bus route via Cowan station:

Trackplan[edit]

Track layout at Cowan

References[edit]

  1. ^ Cowan Station NSWrail.net
  2. ^ "CityRail launches new timetable" Railway Digest February 1992 page 45
  3. ^ "Signalling & Safeworking" Railway Digest June 1999 page 38
  4. ^ a b c "Central Coast & Newcastle line timetable" (PDF). NSW Trainlink. 5 January 2015. 
  5. ^ "Route 592 timetable" (PDF). Transdev NSW. 20 July 2015. 

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