Mortdale railway station

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Mortdale
Mortdale railway station.jpg
Location Morts Road
Pitt Street
Mortdale
Australia
Owned by RailCorp
Operated by Sydney Trains
Line(s) Eastern Suburbs & Illawarra Line
Distance 17.06 km (10.60 mi) from Central Station
Platforms 2 (1 Island)
Tracks 2
Train operators Suburban all stops
Suburban limited stops
Connections Bus
Construction
Structure type Ground
Disabled access Yes
Other information
Station code MDE
Fare zone MyZone 2
Website Sydney Trains
Services
Preceding station   Sydney Trains   Following station
towards Waterfall or Cronulla
T4
Eastern Suburbs & Illawarra Line

Mortdale railway station is located on the Sydney Trains Illawarra line in the southern Sydney suburb of Mortdale. It serves a primarily residential area and nearby commercial and light industrial area. The station opened in 1897 and moved to its present location in 1922.[1] It consists of an island platform with entry via an overpass at the southern end. Two sets of points at the northern end of the station allow trains to terminate on either platform and to access the Mortdale maintenance depot at the southern end of the station. The tracks through Mortdale are signalled for bi-directional operation but this is only used in emergency settings.

Platforms and services[edit]

As of the new Sydney Trains timetables on Sunday the 20th of October 2013: on weekdays the station is served by four trains per hour in each direction for most of the day, with additional trains provided during peak hours; and on weekends the station is served by six trains per hour in each direction for most of the day.

Platform Line Stopping pattern Notes
1
all stations and limited stops services to Hurstville, Central and Bondi Junction via Central [2]
2
all stations and limited stops services to Sutherland, Cronulla and Waterfall; terminating services proceeding to Mortdale depot [2]

Accessibility[edit]

The station was refurbished in 2007 to provide Easy Access for wheelchairs with lifts to connect the platform with the overbridge and adjacent streets.

Transport links[edit]

Punchbowl Bus Company operates three routes via Mortdale station:

Mortdale station is served by one NightRide route:[6]

Gallery[edit]

Future[edit]

A 2002 report by Ron Christie suggested a Penshurst-Mortdale railway tunnel to increase track capacity and allow more frequent trains up and down the line, allowing express trains to pass all stops trains at Mortdale.[7]

Trackplan[edit]

Track arrangement at Mortdale

References[edit]

  1. ^ Mortdale station NSWrail.net. Retrieved 12 October 2010.
  2. ^ a b T4 timetable Sydney Trains 20 October 2013
  3. ^ Route 944 timetable Punchbowl Bus Co 22 September 2014
  4. ^ Route 945 timetable Punchbowl Bus Co 22 September 2014
  5. ^ Routes 953, 954 and 955 timetable Punchbowl Bus Co 22 September 2014
  6. ^ NightRide bus services Transport Info NSW
  7. ^ http://www.aptnsw.org.au/christie/4.html

External links[edit]


Coordinates: 33°58′15″S 151°04′52″E / 33.9707°S 151.08122°E / -33.9707; 151.08122