Stanmore railway station, Sydney

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Stanmore Railway Station 4.JPG
Eastbound view from Platform 1 in July 2006
Location Trafalgar Street, Stanmore
Coordinates 33°53′40″S 151°09′50″E / 33.8944°S 151.1640°E / -33.8944; 151.1640Coordinates: 33°53′40″S 151°09′50″E / 33.8944°S 151.1640°E / -33.8944; 151.1640
Owned by RailCorp
Operated by Sydney Trains
Line(s) Main Suburban
Distance 4.67 kilometres from Central
Platforms 3 (1 side, 1 island)
Tracks 6
Connections Bus
Structure type Ground
Other information
Status Staffed
Station code SMN
Website Sydney Trains
Opened 1878
Electrified Yes
Preceding station   Sydney Trains   Following station
Inner West & South Line
towards Circular Quay

Stanmore railway station is located on the Main Suburban line, serving the Sydney suburb of Stanmore. It is served by Sydney Trains T2 Inner West & South line services.


Stanmore station opened in 1878.[1] The Main Suburban line through Stanmore was quadruplicated in 1892,[2] and sextuplicated in 1927 in association with electrification works.[3][4]

As part of the 1892 work, the northern side platform was converted to an island platform. The new most northern platform had a station building similar to the disused example at Petersham, this was demolished in 1926 as part of the sextuplication works.[4]

Up until the 1980s, a few morning peak services from the North Shore line called at platform 1 for the benefit of Newington College students.

Platforms & services[edit]

Platform Line Stopping pattern Notes
1 no booked services
services to Central & the City Circle [5]
services to Homebush
limited services to Liverpool & Campbelltown

Transport links[edit]

Sydney Buses operate one route via Stanmore station:

Stanmore station is served by one NightRide route:[7]



Track arrangement and station site map at Stanmore


  1. ^ Stanmore Station
  2. ^ "NSW Railway Passenger Services 1880-1905" Australian Railway History Vol 56 No 810 April 2005 page 141
  3. ^ "Sydney Electric Trains from 1926-1960" Australian Railway Historical Society Bulletin April 2001 page 128
  4. ^ a b Stanmore Railway Station Group NSW Environment & Heritage
  5. ^ a b "T2: Inner West & South line timetable" (PDF). Sydney Trains. 13 December 2015. 
  6. ^ "Route 412 timetable" (PDF). Sydney Buses. 21 March 2010 [Reprinted June 2014]. 
  7. ^ NightRide bus services Transport Info NSW

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