Scone railway station

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Scone Railway Station building platform side.jpg
Southbound view in November 2006
Location Susan Street, Scone
Coordinates 32°02′49″S 150°52′01″E / 32.046881°S 150.866956°E / -32.046881; 150.866956Coordinates: 32°02′49″S 150°52′01″E / 32.046881°S 150.866956°E / -32.046881; 150.866956
Owned by RailCorp
Operated by NSW TrainLink
Line(s) Main Northern
Distance 314.66 kilometres from Central
Platforms 1
Tracks 3
Structure type Ground
Other information
Station code NSO
Fare zone MyZone 3
Website Sydney Trains
Opened 17 April 1871
Preceding station   NSW Main lines   Following station
towards Wallangarra
Main North Line
towards Sydney
Preceding station   NSW TrainLink   Following station
Terminus Hunter Line
Main North Line
(Scone to Maitland)
towards Newcastle
towards Moree or Armidale
NSW TrainLink North Western
towards Sydney

Scone railway station is located on the Main Northern line in New South Wales, Australia. It serves the town of Scone opening on 17 April 1871.[1]

Station configuration[edit]

The station has one platform and a passing loop. The original John Whitton 1871 brick building remains.[2] In June 2014, the layout was reconfigured with the former loop becoming the main line and the platform line the loop.[3]

The station c.1900

Platforms & services[edit]

Scone is the terminating point for NSW TrainLink's Hunter Line services from Hamilton (Newcastle) and a stopping point for NSW TrainLink Xplorer services from Sydney to Armidale and Moree.[4][5]

The Hunter services were introduced by CityRail in September 1990.[6]

Hunter line services usually terminate at the southern end of the platform which is slightly raised. Xplorers use the full platform.

Platform Line Stopping pattern Notes
1 terminating services to & from Hamilton (Newcastle) [4]
services to Armidale/Moree and Sydney Central [5]


  1. ^ Scone Station
  2. ^ Scone Railway Precinct NSW Environment & Heritage
  3. ^ "Scone reconfiguration" Railway Digest August 2014 page 13
  4. ^ a b "Hunter line timetable" (PDF). NSW Trainlink. 18 April 2015. 
  5. ^ a b "North West timetable" (PDF). NSW Trainlink. 20 October 2013. 
  6. ^ "CityRail train service extended to Scone" Railway Digest October 1990 page 342

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