Cowan railway station

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Cowan railway station.jpg
Northbound view from Platform 1
Location Old Pacific Highway, Cowan
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
Structure type Ground
Disabled access Yes
Other information
Station code CWN
Website Sydney Trains
Opened 1890
Electrified Yes
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:


Track layout at Cowan


  1. ^ Cowan Station
  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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