Sandgate railway station, New South Wales

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Sandgate
SandgateStation.jpg
Station looking west in August 2006
LocationAstra Street, Sandgate
Australia
Coordinates32°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 byRailCorp
Operated byNSW TrainLink
Line(s)Main Northern
Distance170.51 kilometres from Central
Platforms2 side
Tracks6
Construction
Structure typeGround
Other information
Station codeSDG
WebsiteTransport for NSW
History
Opened1881
Previous namesGrant's Creek
Traffic
Passengers (2013)60 (daily)[1] (Sydney Trains, NSW TrainLink)
Rank259
Services
Preceding station   TfNSW T.svg NSW TrainLink   Following station
towards Dungog or Scone
Hunter Line

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.[2][3]

A one kilometre branch diverged behind the station in a north-westerly direction for Sandgate Cemetery. This closed on 13 October 1985.[4][5] Following the completion of the Sandgate Flyover in November 2006, Sandgate station is flanked by two coal lines on either side.[6]

Platforms & services[edit]

Sandgate has two side platforms. It is serviced by NSW TrainLink Hunter Line services travelling between Newcastle, Maitland and Telarah on an hourly basis. It is also service by one early morning service to Scone.[7]

Platform Line Stopping pattern Notes
1 services to Newcastle [7]
2 services to Maitland & Telarah 1 early morning service to Scone[7]

Trackplan[edit]

Track layout following the construction of the Sandgate Flyover

References[edit]

  1. ^ Bureau of Transport Statistics. "Train Statistics 2014" (PDF). Transport NSW. Retrieved 15 July 2018.
  2. ^ 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.CS1 maint: others (link)
  3. ^ Sandgate Station NSWrail.net
  4. ^ "Sangate Cemetery Branch to Close" Railway Digest October 1985 page 297
  5. ^ Sandgate Cemetery Platform NSWrail.net
  6. ^ ARTC Sandgate Flyover Opened by Deputy Prime Minister Australian Rail Track Corporation 24 November 2006
  7. ^ a b c "Hunter line timetable". Transport for NSW.

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