Villawood railway station

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Villawood
Villawood Railway Station 2.JPG
Eastbound view in November 2007
LocationRiver Avenue, Villawood
Coordinates33°52′53″S 150°59′05″E / 33.881478°S 150.9848°E / -33.881478; 150.9848Coordinates: 33°52′53″S 150°59′05″E / 33.881478°S 150.9848°E / -33.881478; 150.9848
Owned byRailCorp
Operated bySydney Trains
Line(s)Main South
Distance24.50 kilometres from Central
Platforms2 (1 island)
Tracks2
ConnectionsBus
Construction
Structure typeGround
Other information
Station codeVWD
WebsiteTransport for NSW
History
Opened8 October 1924
ElectrifiedYes
Traffic
Passengers (2013)760 (daily)[1] (Sydney Trains, NSW TrainLink)
Rank173
Services
Preceding station   TfNSW T.svg Sydney Trains   Following station
towards Liverpool
T3
Bankstown Line
towards City Circle

Villawood railway station is located on the Main South line, serving the Sydney suburb of Villawood. It is served by Sydney Trains T3 Bankstown line services.

History[edit]

Villawood station opened on 8 October 1924 when the Main South line was extended from Regents Park to Cabramatta.[2][3]

To the south of the station lies the Southern Sydney Freight Line that opened in January 2013.

Platforms & services[edit]

Historically, Villawood was served by services from the city and Lidcombe operating to Liverpool. This changed in the early 2000s, when most services to Liverpool were altered to operate via Bankstown. Today Villawood is served by T3 Bankstown line services terminating at Liverpool.

Platform Line Stopping pattern Notes
1 services to Central & the City Circle via Bankstown
2 services to Liverpool

Transport links[edit]

Transdev NSW operates three routes via Villawood station:

Villawood station is served by one NightRide route:

References[edit]

  1. ^ Bureau of Transport Statistics. "Train Statistics 2014" (PDF). Transport NSW. Retrieved 13 July 2018.
  2. ^ Villawood Station NSWrail.net
  3. ^ Villawood Railway Station Group NSW Environment & Heritage
  4. ^ "Transdev NSW route 905". Transport for NSW.
  5. ^ "Transdev NSW route 907". Transport for NSW.
  6. ^ "Transdev NSW route S4". Transport for NSW.
  7. ^ "N50 Nightride". Transport for NSW.

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