Sandgate railway station, New South Wales

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Station looking west in August 2006
Location Astra Street, Sandgate
Coordinates 32°52′19″S 151°42′10″E / 32.872036°S 151.702679°E / -32.872036; 151.702679Coordinates: 32°52′19″S 151°42′10″E / 32.872036°S 151.702679°E / -32.872036; 151.702679
Owned by RailCorp
Operated by NSW TrainLink
Line(s) Main Northern
Distance 170.51 kilometres from Central
Platforms 2 side
Tracks 6
Structure type Ground
Other information
Station code SDG
Website Sydney Trains
Opened 1881
Previous names Grant's Creek
Preceding station   NSW TrainLink   Following station
towards Dungog or Scone
Hunter Line
towards Newcastle

Sandgate railway station is located on the Main Northern line in New South Wales, Australia. It serves the western Newcastle suburb of Sandgate, opening in 1881 as Grant's Creek.[1][2]

A one kilometre branch diverged behind the station in a north-westerly direction for Sandgate Cemetery. This closed on 13 October 1985.[3][4] Following the completion of the Sandgate Flyover in November 2006, Sandgate station is flanked by two coal lines on either side.[5]

Platforms & services[edit]

Sandgate has two side platforms. It is serviced by NSW TrainLink Hunter Line services travelling between Hamilton (Newcastle), Maitland and Telarah on an hourly basis. It is also service by one early morning service to Scone.[6]

Platform Line Stopping pattern Notes
1 services to Hamilton (Newcastle) [6]
2 services to Maitland, Telarah, Dungog & Scone [6]


Track layout following the construction of the Sandgate Flyover


  1. ^ Station Names. Date of opening, closing and/or change of name. Public Transport Commission of New South Wales Administrative Branch (Archives Section) (3rd ed.). February 1979 [1965]. p. 34. 
  2. ^ Sandgate Station
  3. ^ "Sangate Cemetery Branch to Close" Railway Digest October 1985 page 297
  4. ^ Sandgate Cemetery Platform
  5. ^ ARTC Sandgate Flyover Opened by Deputy Prime Minister Australian Rail Track Corporation 24 November 2006
  6. ^ a b c "Hunter line timetable" (PDF). NSW Trainlink. 18 April 2015. 

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