Leightonfield railway station

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Leightonfield
Leightonfield Railway Station 5.JPG
Eastbound view in November 2007
LocationChristine Road, Leightonfield
Coordinates33°52′53″S 150°59′05″E / 33.881478°S 150.9848°E / -33.881478; 150.9848Coordinates: 33°52′53″S 150°59′05″E / 33.881478°S 150.9848°E / -33.881478; 150.9848
Owned byRailCorp
Operated bySydney Trains
Line(s)Main South
Distance23.67 kilometres from Central
Platforms2 side
Tracks4
Construction
Structure typeGround
Other information
StatusUnstaffed
Station codeLHF
WebsiteTransport for NSW
History
Opened24 August 1942
ElectrifiedYes
Traffic
Passengers (2013)200 (daily)[1] (Sydney Trains, NSW TrainLink)
Rank226
Services
Preceding station   TfNSW T.svg Sydney Trains   Following station
towards Liverpool
T3
Bankstown Line
towards City Circle

Leightonfield railway station is located on the Main South line, serving the Sydney suburb of Leightonfield. It is served by Sydney Trains T3 Bankstown line services.

History[edit]

Leightonfield station opened on 24 August 1942 to service the adjacent munitions factory. It was transferred from Federal to State Government ownership on 1 February 1962.[2][3]

To the south of the station lies the Southern Sydney Freight Line that opened in January 2013.

Platforms & services[edit]

Historically Leightonfield was served by services from the city and Lidcombe operating to Liverpool. This changed in the early 2000s, when most services to Liverpool were altered to operate via Bankstown. Today Leightonfield is served by T3 Bankstown line services terminating at Liverpool and three Liverpool - City via Strathfield services on weekdays.[4][5]

Platform Line Stopping pattern Notes
1 services to Central & the City Circle via Lidcombe 2 services on weekdays
services to Central & the City Circle via Bankstown
2 services to Liverpool

Transport links[edit]

Leightonfield station is served by one NightRide route:

References[edit]

  1. ^ Bureau of Transport Statistics. "Train Statistics 2014" (PDF). Transport NSW. Retrieved 15 July 2018.
  2. ^ Leightonfield Station NSWrail.net
  3. ^ Leightonfield Railway Station Group NSW Environment & Heritage
  4. ^ "T2: Inner West & Leppington line timetable". Transport for NSW.
  5. ^ "T3: Bankstown line timetable". Transport for NSW.
  6. ^ "N50 Nightride". Transport for NSW.

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