St Leonards railway station

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St Leonards
St Leonards railway station.JPG
Southbound view in September 2006
LocationPacific Highway, St Leonards
Coordinates33°49′20″S 151°11′39″E / 33.82223°S 151.19413°E / -33.82223; 151.19413Coordinates: 33°49′20″S 151°11′39″E / 33.82223°S 151.19413°E / -33.82223; 151.19413
Owned byRailCorp
Operated bySydney Trains
Line(s)North Shore
Distance8.41 kilometres from Central
Platforms2 side
Tracks2
ConnectionsBus
Construction
Structure typeGround
Disabled accessYes
Other information
StatusStaffed
Station codeSNL
WebsiteTransport for NSW
History
Opened1 January 1890
RebuiltFebruary 2000
ElectrifiedYes
Traffic
Passengers (2013)14,690 (daily)[1] (Sydney Trains, NSW TrainLink)
Rank13
Services
Preceding station   Sydney Trains   Following station
towards Hornsby or Emu Plains or Richmond
T1
North Shore, Northern & Western Line
towards Berowra
Preceding station   NSW TrainLink   Following station
towards Central
Central Coast & Newcastle Line
(peak hour services)
towards Wyong

St Leonards railway station is located on the North Shore line, serving the Sydney suburb of St Leonards including the nearby Artarmon Industrial Area and Gore Hill. It is served by Sydney Trains T1 North Shore line services.

History[edit]

St Leonards station opened on 1 January 1890 as the terminus station of the North Shore line from Hornsby.[2] On 1 May 1893, the line was extended south to Milsons Point.

In August 1989, the station was relocated to a temporary station south of the Pacific Highway to allow the site to be redeveloped.[3] After the redevelopment encountered financial problems and remained dormant for a number of years, the new station was not completed until February 2000.[4]

The new station was built with two island platforms to allow extra lines to be laid as part of a plan to quadruple the line.

Platforms & services[edit]

Platform Line Stopping pattern Notes
2 services to Epping, Richmond & Emu Plains [5]
3 services to Chatswood, Hornsby & Berowra evening peak hour NSW TrainLink services to Wyong[6][7]

Transport links[edit]

Hillsbus operate four routes via St Leonards station:, all peak hours only

State Transit operate 10 routes via St Leonards station:

Transit Systems operates one route via St Leonards station:

St Leonards station is served by two NightRide routes:

References[edit]

  1. ^ Bureau of Transport Statistics. "Train Statistics 2014" (PDF). Transport NSW. Retrieved 12 July 2018.
  2. ^ St Leonards Station NSWrail.net
  3. ^ "St Leonards Station To Be Reveloped" Railway Digest August 1989 page 271
  4. ^ "St Leonards and Liverpool Station Openings" Railway Digest April 2000 page 10
  5. ^ "T1: Western line timetable". Transport for NSW.
  6. ^ "T1: North Shore line timetable". Transport for NSW.
  7. ^ "Central Coast & Newcastle line timetable". Transport for NSW.
  8. ^ "Hillsbus route 602X". Transport for NSW.
  9. ^ "Hillsbus route 612x". Transport for NSW.
  10. ^ "Hillsbus route 622". Transport for NSW.
  11. ^ "Hillsbus route 653". Transport for NSW.
  12. ^ "State Transit route 143". Transport for NSW.
  13. ^ "State Transit route 144". Transport for NSW.
  14. ^ "State Transit route 252". Transport for NSW.
  15. ^ "State Transit route 254". Transport for NSW.
  16. ^ "State Transit route 265". Transport for NSW.
  17. ^ "State Transit route 286". Transport for NSW.
  18. ^ "State Transit route 287". Transport for NSW.
  19. ^ "State Transit route 290". Transport for NSW.
  20. ^ "State Transit route 291". Transport for NSW.
  21. ^ "Transit Systems route M20". Transport for NSW.
  22. ^ "N90 Nightride". Transport for NSW.
  23. ^ "N91 Nightride". Transport for NSW.

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