Emerson railway station

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Emerson Railway Station.JPG
Train services
Seaford Line
Tonsley Line
Street South Road
Suburb Black Forest
Distance from Adelaide 7.1 km
Access by Level pedestrian crossing
Hi-Frequency station No
Peak frequency Every 15-20 mins
Weekday frequency Every 10-30 mins
Weekend frequency Every 60 mins
Night frequency Every 60 mins
Passenger information display No
Passenger information speaker Yes
Number of platforms 2
Platform layout 1 island
Toilets No
Car parking No
Bike storage No
Lounge No
Kiosk No
Wheelchair access Handicapped/disabled access Yes
Other facilities None
Opened 1928
Bus transfer 100 Circle Line
719 to Flinders University
720 to Westfield Marion
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Emerson railway station is located on the Seaford and Tonsley lines.[1] Situated in the inner south-western Adelaide suburb of Black Forest, it is 7.1 kilometres from Adelaide station.

In July 2008 Emerson station became the first station to install a Caution More than One Train (CMToT) warning device. The device activates when there are two trains in the vicinity by sounding an alarm and lighting up the warning message where people cross at the pedestrian maze. The installation of the CMToT warning device was as a result of incidents and many near misses where pedestrians were walking behind one train and not being alert to a second train coming from the other direction.[2]


  1. ^ Seaford & Tonsley timetable Adelaide Metro 20 July 2014
  2. ^ Level crossing black spot partnership Premier of Australia 24 July 2008

External links[edit]

Media related to Emerson railway station at Wikimedia Commons

Coordinates: 34°58′01″S 138°34′25″E / 34.9668712°S 138.5735854°E / -34.9668712; 138.5735854