Riverstone railway station

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Riverstone
Riverstone railway station.JPG
Eastbound view from Platform 2
Location Riverstone Parade, Riverstone
Coordinates 33°40′45″S 150°51′37″E / 33.67913°S 150.86033°E / -33.67913; 150.86033Coordinates: 33°40′45″S 150°51′37″E / 33.67913°S 150.86033°E / -33.67913; 150.86033
Owned by RailCorp
Operated by Sydney Trains
Line(s) Richmond
Distance 45.96 kilometres from Central
Platforms 2 side
Tracks 2
Connections Bus
Construction
Structure type Ground
Other information
Status Staffed
Station code RVS
Website Sydney Trains
History
Opened 1 December 1864
Electrified Yes
Services
Preceding station   Sydney Trains   Following station
towards Richmond
T1
Western Line
towards Central

Riverstone railway station is located on the Richmond line, serving the Sydney suburb of Riverstone. It is served by Sydney Trains T1 Western line services.

History[edit]

Riverstone station opened on 1 December 1864.[1][2][3] The original railway station was made of wood and lasted until 1886, when the building replaced by a brick structure.

On 22 May 1975, it became the terminus of the electrified line, with passengers changing to CPH and later 600/700 class railcars for the remainder of the journey to Richmond.[4] On 17 August 1991, the line was electrified to Richmond.[5]

Platforms & services[edit]

Platform Line Stopping pattern Notes
1
services to Hornsby via Central & Chatswood [6]
2
services to Richmond [6]

Transport links[edit]

Busways operate six routes to and from Riverstone station:

Riverstone station is served by one NightRide route:[13]

Trackplan[edit]

Track arrangement at Riverstone

References[edit]

  1. ^ Riverstone Station NSWrail.net
  2. ^ Riverstone Railway Station Group & Residence NSW Environment & Heritage
  3. ^ Riverstone City of Blacktown
  4. ^ "Goodbye Tin Hare" Railway Digest February 1985 pages 37-39
  5. ^ "Electric trains reach Richmond" Railway Digest September 1991 page 311
  6. ^ a b "T1: Western line timetable" (PDF). Sydney Trains. 20 October 2013 [amended January 2015]. 
  7. ^ "Route 661 timetable information". Busways. 18 May 2014. 
  8. ^ "Route 662 timetable information". Busways. 18 May 2014. 
  9. ^ "Route 746 timetable information". Busways. 27 July 2015. 
  10. ^ "Route 757 timetable information". Busways. 27 July 2015. 
  11. ^ "Route T74 timetable information". Busways. 27 July 2015. 
  12. ^ "Route T75 timetable information". Busways. 27 July 2015. 
  13. ^ NightRide bus services Transport Info NSW

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