Leightonfield railway station

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Leightonfield
Leightonfield Railway Station 5.JPG
Eastbound view in November 2007
Location Christine Road, Leightonfield
Coordinates 33°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 by RailCorp
Operated by Sydney Trains
Line(s) Main South
Distance 23.67 kilometres from Central
Platforms 2 side
Tracks 4
Connections Bus
Construction
Structure type Ground
Other information
Status Unstaffed
Station code LHF
Website Sydney Trains
History
Opened 24 August 1942
Electrified Yes
Services
Preceding station   Sydney Trains   Following station
towards Liverpool
T3
Bankstown Line
towards Central

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.[1][2]

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 Leightonfieldis served by T3 Bankstown line services terminating at Liverpool and three Liverpool - City via Strathfield services on weekdays.[3][4]

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 1 service on weekdays
services to Liverpool

Transport links[edit]

Leightonfield station is served by one NightRide route:[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Leightonfield Station NSWrail.net
  2. ^ Leightonfield Railway Station Group NSW Environment & Heritage
  3. ^ "T2: Inner West & South line timetable" (PDF). Sydney Trains. 13 December 2015. 
  4. ^ "T3: Bankstown line timetable" (PDF). Sydney Trains. 20 October 2013 [amended January 2015]. 
  5. ^ NightRide bus services Archived 10 September 2015 at the Wayback Machine. Transport Info NSW

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