Killara railway station

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Killara
Killara railway station.JPG
Northbound view in December 2011
Location Culworth Avenue, Killara
Coordinates 33°45′56″S 151°09′42″E / 33.76552°S 151.16167°E / -33.76552; 151.16167Coordinates: 33°45′56″S 151°09′42″E / 33.76552°S 151.16167°E / -33.76552; 151.16167
Owned by RailCorp
Operated by Sydney Trains
Line(s) North Shore
Distance 15.89 kilometres from Central
Platforms 2 (1 island)
Tracks 2
Connections TfNSW B.svg
Construction
Structure type Ground
Other information
Status Staffed
Station code KLA
Website Sydney Trains
History
Opened 10 July 1899
Rebuilt 1906
Electrified Yes
Services
Preceding station   Sydney Trains   Following station
towards Berowra
T1
North Shore and Northern Line
via Gordon
towards Central

Killara railway station is located on the North Shore line, serving the Sydney suburb of Killara. It is served by Sydney Trains T1 North Shore line services. Killara Railway Station has heritage significance at a local level and is set among expansive gardens, rare in the Sydney Metropolitan train network. [1]

History[edit]

Killara station opened on 10 July 1899.[2] The present island platform and station building were completed in 1906 in anticipation of the line being doubled. This occurred in 1909.[3]

Platforms & services[edit]

Platform Line Stopping pattern Notes
1
services to Epping, Richmond & Emu Plains [4]
2
services to Hornsby & Berowra [4]

Transport links[edit]

Killara station is served indirectly by one NightRide route that stops on the Pacific Highway:[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.environment.nsw.gov.au/heritageapp/ViewHeritageItemDetails.aspx?ID=4801066
  2. ^ Killara Station NSWrail.net
  3. ^ Killara Railway Station Group NSW Environment & Heritage
  4. ^ a b "T1: North Shore & Northern line timetable" (PDF). Sydney Trains. 20 October 2013 [amended February 2015]. 
  5. ^ NightRide bus services Archived 10 September 2015 at the Wayback Machine. Transport Info NSW

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