Martin Place railway station

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Martin Place
Martin Place railway station entrance, Elizabeth Street, April 2017.jpg
Elizabeth Street entrance in April 2017
Location Martin Place
Coordinates 33°52′04″S 151°12′37″E / 33.86785°S 151.21014°E / -33.86785; 151.21014Coordinates: 33°52′04″S 151°12′37″E / 33.86785°S 151.21014°E / -33.86785; 151.21014
Owned by RailCorp
Operated by Sydney Trains
Line(s) Eastern Suburbs
Distance 2.10 kilometres from Central
Platforms 2 (1 island)
Tracks 2
Connections Bus
Construction
Structure type Underground
Disabled access Yes
Other information
Status Staffed
Station code MPC
Website Sydney Trains
History
Opened 23 June 1979
Electrified Yes
Services
Preceding station   Sydney Trains   Following station
towards Waterfall or Cronulla
T4: Eastern Suburbs & Illawarra Line
Preceding station   NSW TrainLink   Following station
South Coast Line
Preceding station   Sydney Metro   Following station
towards Chatswood
City and Southwest
towards Bankstown
Concourse
Platform

Martin Place railway station is located on the Eastern Suburbs line, serving the Sydney central business district. Named after Martin Place, it is served by Sydney Trains T4 Eastern Suburbs & Illawarra Line services and NSW TrainLink South Coast Line services.

History[edit]

Martin Place station opened on 23 June 1979 when the Eastern Suburbs line opened from Central to Bondi Junction.[1]

In 2010, work commenced on an upgrade to the station, consisting of two lifts and an accessible toilet.[2] The upgrade was completed in April 2011.[3]

As part of the Sydney Metro City & Southwest project a further two platforms are scheduled to open in 2024.[4]

Station configuration[edit]

The station consists of an island platform and a turnback siding east of the station.

A service tunnel extends from Martin Place railway station under Sydney Hospital into The Domain. The tunnel carries air conditioning services from an underground room, which is located beneath two ventilation towers in The Domain, by the side of the road behind Sydney Hospital.

Platforms & services[edit]

Platform Line Stopping pattern Notes
1
services to Cronulla, Waterfall & Helensburgh [5]
services to Wollongong, Port Kembla, Dapto & Kiama also used by commencing services[5]
2
services to Bondi Junction [5]
services to Bondi Junction also used by terminating services[5]

Trackplan[edit]

Track layout

References[edit]

  1. ^ Martin Place Station NSWrail.net
  2. ^ "Transit Newsfile: Sydney Trains" Transit Australia Volume 65 number 11 November 2010
  3. ^ Station upgrades completed in time for ANZAC day NSW Department of Transport 20 April 2011.
  4. ^ Martin Place Station Sydney Metro
  5. ^ a b c d Passenger Working Timetable Version 3.70 Transport for NSW 15 November 2014

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