Thornleigh railway station

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Thornleigh
Thornleighstationsyd.jpg
Northbound view
Location Pennant Hills Road, Thornleigh
Coordinates 33°43′55″S 151°04′42″E / 33.73188056°S 151.0782528°E / -33.73188056; 151.0782528Coordinates: 33°43′55″S 151°04′42″E / 33.73188056°S 151.0782528°E / -33.73188056; 151.0782528
Owned by RailCorp
Operated by Sydney Trains
Line(s) Main Northern
Distance 29.43 kilometres from Central
Platforms 3 (1 island, 1 side)
Tracks 3
Connections Bus
Construction
Structure type Ground
Other information
Status Staffed
Station code THO
Website Sydney Trains
History
Opened 17 September 1886
Electrified Yes
Services
Preceding station   Sydney Trains   Following station
towards Hornsby
T1
North Shore and Northern Line
via Macquarie University
towards Central

Thornleigh railway station is located on the Main Northern line, serving the Sydney suburb of Thornleigh. It is served by Sydney Trains T1 Northern Line services.

History[edit]

Thornleigh station opened on 17 September 1886.[1] Platform 1 is located on a loop and does not have any booked passenger workings, while south of the station, the line has a loop on each side as far as Pennant Hills.

To the north of the station, a line previously branched off to a quarry.[2]

The local control panel was closed on 12 November 2006, with control transferred to Strathfield Signal Box. Control of Thornleigh was again transferred to the new Homebush Signal Box in October 2008.[3]

Platforms & services[edit]

Platform Line Stopping pattern Notes
1 no booked passenger services
2
services to Penrith & Richmond via Macquarie Park & North Sydney [4]
3
services to Hornsby [4]

Transport links[edit]

Hillsbus operates one route via Thornleigh station:

Transdev NSW operates two routes via Thornleigh station:

Thornleigh station is served by one NightRide route:[8]

Trackplan[edit]

Track layout

References[edit]

  1. ^ Thornleigh Station NSWrail.net
  2. ^ Historical & Archaeological Assement of Proposed Cycleway Edward Higginbotham & Associates March 2002
  3. ^ "Signalling & Safeworking" Railway Digest February 2007
  4. ^ a b "T1: North Shore & Northern line timetable" (PDF). Sydney Trains. 20 October 2013 [amended February 2015]. 
  5. ^ "Routes M60 and 600 timetable". Hillsbus. 29 June 2015. 
  6. ^ "Route 586 timetable" (PDF). Transdev NSW. 20 July 2015. 
  7. ^ "Route 589 timetable" (PDF). Transdev NSW. 20 July 2015. 
  8. ^ NightRide bus services Transport Info NSW

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