Wallarobba railway station

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Wallarobba
WallarobbaStation.JPG
LocationBrookfield Road, Wallarobba
Australia
Coordinates32°29′46″S 151°41′44″E / 32.496142°S 151.69563°E / -32.496142; 151.69563Coordinates: 32°29′46″S 151°41′44″E / 32.496142°S 151.69563°E / -32.496142; 151.69563
Owned byRailCorp
Operated byNSW TrainLink
Line(s)North Coast
Distance231.63 km (143.93 mi) from Central
Platforms1
Tracks1
Construction
Structure typeGround
Disabled accessYes
Other information
Station codeWLB
WebsiteTransport for NSW
History
Opened14 August 1911
Traffic
Passengers (2013)<1 (daily)[1] (Sydney Trains, NSW TrainLink)
Rank298
Services
Preceding station   TfNSW T.svg NSW TrainLink   Following station
towards Dungog
Hunter Line

Wallarobba railway station is located on the North Coast line in New South Wales, Australia opening on 4 August 1911.[2] It serves the rural locality of the same name. Originally a full length platform with wooden stations buildings it was later replaced by the present short platform. It is serviced by NSW TrainLink Hunter line services travelling between Newcastle and Dungog.

Platforms & services[edit]

Wallarobba consists of a single wooden platform about three metres long. It is serviced by NSW TrainLink Hunter line services travelling between Newcastle and Dungog. There are five services in each direction on weekdays, with three on weekends and public holidays.[3] It is a request stop with passengers required to notify the guard if they wish to alight.

Platform Line Stopping pattern Notes
1 Endeavour/Hunter railcar services to Dungog & Newcastle (3-5 per day) request stop[3]

Accessibility[edit]

Although classified as wheelchair accessible, there have been complains that the ramp is too steep and can not be used by wheelchairs.[4] However, this was fixed in 2017 when the station received an upgrade.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Bureau of Transport Statistics. "Train Statistics 2014" (PDF). Transport NSW. Retrieved 15 July 2018.
  2. ^ Wallarobba Platform NSWrail.net
  3. ^ a b "Hunter line timetable". Transport for NSW.
  4. ^ Steep ramp unsafe Dungog Chronicle 24 October 2012

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