Wagga Wagga railway station

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Wagga Wagga
Wagga Wagga Railway Station.jpg
Station front in November 2008
Location Station Place, Wagga Wagga
Coordinates 35°07′13″S 147°22′07″E / 35.1204°S 147.3685°E / -35.1204; 147.3685
Owned by RailCorp
Operated by NSW TrainLink
Line(s) Main South
Tumbarumba
Distance 521.40 kilometres from Central
Platforms 1
Tracks 4
Connections Bus
Construction
Structure type Ground
Disabled access Yes
Other information
Station code WGA
History
Opened 1 September 1879
Previous names South Wagga Wagga
Services
Preceding station   NSW Main lines   Following station
towards Albury
Main Southern Line
towards Sydney
Preceding station   NSW TrainLink   Following station
towards Melbourne
NSW TrainLink Southern
Melbourne XPT
towards Sydney

Wagga Wagga railway station is located on the Main South line in New South Wales, Australia. It serves the city of Wagga Wagga.

History[edit]

Wagga Wagga station opened on 1 September 1879 as South Wagga Wagga when the Main South line was extended from Bomen. It served as the terminus until the line was extended to Gerogery on 1 September 1880. It was renamed Wagga Wagga on 1 March 1882.[1][2]

On 14 May 1917, Wagga Wagga became a junction station when the Tumbarumba line opened as far as Humula.

Services[edit]

Wagga Wagga is served by two daily NSW TrainLink XPT services in each direction operating between Sydney and Melbourne. NSW TrainLink also operate road coach services to Tumbarumba, Griffith and Echuca from Wagga Wagga.[3]


Platform Line Stopping pattern Notes
1 services to Sydney Central & Melbourne

Transport links[edit]

Firefly Express operate a daily Sydney to Melbourne service[4] while Greyhound Australia operate a daily Canberra to Melbourne service as well as a second service from Canberra that terminates at Wagga Wagga.[5][6]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Wagga Wagga Station NSWrail.net
  2. ^ Wagga Wagga Railway Precinct NSW Environment & Heritage
  3. ^ "Southern timetable" (PDF). NSW Trainlink. 20 October 2013 [Updated 30 June 2014]. 
  4. ^ Timetables Firefly Express
  5. ^ Canberra-Melbourne timetable Greyhound Australia 5 April 2015
  6. ^ Melbourne-Canberra timetable Greyhound Australia 5 April 2015

External links[edit]

Media related to Wagga Wagga railway station at Wikimedia Commons