Greta railway station

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Greta
Gretastn.jpg
Westbound view in July 2005
Location Nelson Street, Greta
Australia
Coordinates 32°41′12″S 151°23′03″E / 32.686579°S 151.384062°E / -32.686579; 151.384062Coordinates: 32°41′12″S 151°23′03″E / 32.686579°S 151.384062°E / -32.686579; 151.384062
Owned by RailCorp
Operated by NSW TrainLink
Line(s) Main Northern
Distance 210.81 kilometres from Central
Platforms 2 side
Tracks 2
Construction
Structure type Ground
Other information
Station code GTA
Website Sydney Trains
History
Opened 24 March 1862
Previous names Farthing
Services
Preceding station   NSW Main lines   Following station
towards Wallangarra
Main North Line
closed
towards Sydney
Preceding station   NSW TrainLink   Following station
towards Scone
Hunter Line
Main North Line
(Scone to Maitland)
towards Newcastle

Greta railway station is located on the Main Northern line in New South Wales, Australia. It serves the town of Greta opening on 24 March 1862 as Farthing being renamed in 1878.[1]

It briefly served as the terminus of the Great Northern Railway when it was extended from Lochinvar. In May 1863 Greta lost its terminus status when the line was extended to Singleton.[2]

The station initially consisted of one platform with the current Platform 2 added in 1915 when the line was duplicated. The Platform 1 building was built in 1889, the Platform 2 shelter in 1915 and the footbridge in 1922.[2]

Platforms & services[edit]

Greta has two side platforms. It is serviced by NSW TrainLink Hunter Line services travelling between Hamilton (Newcastle), Muswellbrook and Scone.[3]

Platform Line Stopping pattern Notes
1 services to Hamilton (Newcastle) [3]
2 services to Muswellbrook & Scone [3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Greta Station NSWrail.net
  2. ^ a b Greta Railway Station NSW Environment & Heritage
  3. ^ a b c "Hunter line timetable" (PDF). NSW Trainlink. 18 April 2015. 

External links[edit]