Swanbourne railway station, Perth

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Swanbourne
Transperth Swanbourne Train Station.jpg
Eastbound view in July 2005
Location Claremont Crescent, Swanbourne
Australia
Coordinates 31°58′58″S 115°46′14″E / 31.982762°S 115.770498°E / -31.982762; 115.770498Coordinates: 31°58′58″S 115°46′14″E / 31.982762°S 115.770498°E / -31.982762; 115.770498
Owned by Public Transport Authority
Operated by Transperth
Line(s)       Fremantle
Distance 10.4 kilometres from Perth
Platforms 2 side
Tracks 2
Construction
Structure type Ground
Other information
Station code FSE
99291 (platform 1)
99292 (platform 2)
Fare zone 2
History
Opened 1 March 1904
Electrified Yes
Previous names Osborne
Congdon Street
Services
Preceding station   Transperth Trains network   Following station
towards Perth
Fremantle Line
towards Fremantle

Swanbourne railway station is a railway station on the Transperth network. It is located on the Fremantle line, 10.4 kilometres from Perth station serving the suburbs of Swanbourne, Claremont and Cottesloe.

History[edit]

Swanbourne station opened on 1 March 1904 as Congdon Street.[1][2] It was renamed Osborne in 1912[3][4] before finally being renamed Swanbourne in 1921. The last change was at the request of the Commissioner of Railways to eliminate confusion with Osborne Park in the city's north-west.[5][6]

The station closed on 1 September 1979 along with the rest of the Fremantle line, re-opening on 29 July 1983 when services were restored.[7]

Services[edit]

Swanbourne station is served by Transperth Fremantle line services from Fremantle to Perth that continue through to Midland via the Midland line.[8][9]

Platforms[edit]

[2767] Swanbourne station platforms
Stop Platform Line Stopping pattern Destination Notes
99291 1 Fremantle All stations, A, S Perth
99292 2 Fremantle All stations Fremantle

Bus routes[edit]

Stop Route Destination / description Notes
[22056] Claremont Crescent (east bound) 906 Rail replacement service to Perth station
[19607] Claremont Crescent (west bound) 906 Rail replacement service to Fremantle station

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Congdon Street Railway Station". The Daily News. Perth: National Library of Australia. 13 October 1903. p. 5. Retrieved 19 March 2015. 
  2. ^ "News and Notes". The West Australian. Perth, WA. 2 March 1904. p. 4. Retrieved 19 March 2015. 
  3. ^ "Our City Letter". The Midlands Advertiser. Moora, WA. 12 April 1912. p. 5. Retrieved 19 March 2015. 
  4. ^ "Osborne Railway Station". The West Australian. Perth: National Library of Australia. 27 December 1920. p. 7. Retrieved 19 March 2015. 
  5. ^ "The Passing of Osborne". The West Australian. Perth. 31 January 1921. p. 4. Retrieved 19 March 2015. 
  6. ^ History of Stations on the Fremantle Line Right Track
  7. ^ Our History Public Transport Authority
  8. ^ Fremantle Line Timetable Transperth 31 January 2016
  9. ^ Understanding Australia's urban railways Bureau of Infrastructure Transport & Regional Economics July 2012 page 12

External links[edit]

Media related to Swanbourne railway station, Perth at Wikimedia Commons


Swanbourne
Zone 2

Preceding station   Transperth Trains network   Following station
Zone 1
towards Perth
Fremantle Line
All, A, S
Zone 2
towards Fremantle