Mascot railway station

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Mascot
MascotMain1.jpg
Station front in April 2012
Location Bourke Street, Mascot
Coordinates 33°55′23″S 151°11′16″E / 33.9230°S 151.1877°E / -33.9230; 151.1877Coordinates: 33°55′23″S 151°11′16″E / 33.9230°S 151.1877°E / -33.9230; 151.1877
Owned by Airport Link Company
Operated by Airport Link Company
Line(s) Airport
Distance 5.10 kilometres from Central
Platforms 2 side
Tracks 2
Connections Sydney Buses Post.jpg
Construction
Structure type Underground
Disabled access Yes
Other information
Status Staffed
Station code MCO
Fare zone MyZone 1
Website Sydney Trains
History
Opened 21 May 2000
Electrified Yes
Services
Preceding station   Sydney Trains   Following station
towards Macarthur
T2
Airport and East Hills Line
towards Circular Quay

Mascot railway station is located on the Airport line, serving the Sydney suburb of Mascot. It is served by Sydney Trains T2 Airport line services.

History[edit]

Mascot station opened on 21 May 2000 when the Airport line opened from Central to Wolli Creek.[1] Like other stations on the line, Mascot was built and is operated by the Airport Link Company as part of a public–private partnership.[2]

Prior to March 2011, passengers were required to pay an access fee to use the station. The access fee was removed after the State Government reached an agreement with the Airport Link Company to pay the fee at Mascot on behalf of passengers.[3] Patronage increased by around 70% at the two stations in the months following the removal of the fee.[4]

The concourse of Mascot station contains the Mascot Operations Room, which is responsible for operation of the four privately operated stations on the Airport line.[5]

Platforms & services[edit]

Platform Line Stopping pattern Notes
1
All stations services to Central & the City Circle [6]
2
All stations services to Kingsgrove, Revesby, Campbelltown & Macarthur [6]

Transport links[edit]

Sydney Buses operate three routes via Mascot station:

Gallery[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Mascot Station NSWrail.net
  2. ^ Train fares to fall at two stations Sydney Morning Herald 2 March 2011
  3. ^ Green Square and Mascot commuters to save $17 a week CityRail 2 March 2011
  4. ^ "Budget Estimates Committee hearing transcript" (PDF). 25 October 2011. p. 11. Retrieved 15 November 2011. 
  5. ^ "The Opening of Sydney's New Southern Railway" Transit Australia Volume 55 no 7 July 2000
  6. ^ a b "T2: Airport line timetable" (PDF). Sydney Trains. 20 October 2013 [amended January 2015]. 
  7. ^ a b "Routes 400 and 410 timetable" (PDF). Sydney Buses. 29 April 2013. 
  8. ^ "Routes 418 and 425 timetable" (PDF). Sydney Buses. 26 October 2014. 

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