Denistone railway station

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Denistone
Looking south along the platforms at Denistone Station in April 2013 2.jpg
Southbound view in April 2013
Location West Parade, Denistone
Coordinates 33°47′59″S 151°05′15″E / 33.799838°S 151.087364°E / -33.799838; 151.087364Coordinates: 33°47′59″S 151°05′15″E / 33.799838°S 151.087364°E / -33.799838; 151.087364
Owned by RailCorp
Operated by Sydney Trains
Line(s) Main Northern
Distance 20.16 kilometres from Central
Platforms 4 (2 island)
Tracks 4
Construction
Structure type Ground
Other information
Status Staffed part time
Station code DST
Website Sydney Trains
History
Opened 26 September 1937
Electrified Yes
Services
Preceding station   Sydney Trains   Following station
towards Epping
T1
Northern Line
towards Central

Denistone railway station is located on the Main Northern line, serving the Sydney suburb of Denistone. It is served by Sydney Trains T1 Line services.

History[edit]

Denistone station opened on 26 September 1937 with two side platforms.[1] However they were built with provision to be converted to island platforms at a later date. The western platform so converted on 24 October 1978, and the eastern platform on 27 November 1989 when extra lines were opened.[2][3][4][5]

It contains one of Sydney's smaller commuter car-parks.[6] The station is located on a steep 1 in 40 gradient.

Platforms & services[edit]

Platform Line Stopping pattern Notes
1
services to Hornsby via Strathfield, North Sydney & Gordon [7]
2
services to Hornsby via Strathfield, North Sydney & Gordon [7]
3
services to Epping [7]
4
no booked services

References[edit]

  1. ^ Denistone Station NSWrail.net
  2. ^ Denistone Railway Station Group NSW Environment & Heritage
  3. ^ "Northern Line Quadruplication" Railway Digest December 1987 page 389
  4. ^ "Eastwood - West Ryde Up Surburban line opens" Railway Digest January 1990 page 9
  5. ^ West Ryde - Epping SA Track & Signal
  6. ^ Sydney: Denistone, Back to the 1930s Transit Australia Vol 65 no 8 October 2010
  7. ^ a b c "T1: Northern line timetable" (PDF). Sydney Trains. 20 October 2013 [amended February 2015]. 

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