Waratah railway station

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Waratah railway station, seen from footbridge.JPG
Station looking east in July 2013
Location Station Street, Waratah
Coordinates 32°54′09″S 151°43′53″E / 32.902578°S 151.731523°E / -32.902578; 151.731523Coordinates: 32°54′09″S 151°43′53″E / 32.902578°S 151.731523°E / -32.902578; 151.731523
Owned by RailCorp
Operated by NSW TrainLink
Line(s) Main Northern
Distance 165.96 kilometres from Central
Platforms 2 side
Tracks 4
Connections Bus
Structure type Ground
Other information
Station code WTH
Website Transport for NSW
Opened 9 March 1858
Passengers (2013) 350 (daily)[1] (Sydney Trains, NSW TrainLink)
Rank 200
Preceding station   NSW TrainLink   Following station
towards Dungog or Scone
Hunter Line

Waratah railway station is located on the Main Northern line in New South Wales, Australia. It serves the western Newcastle suburbs of Waratah and Mayfield.


Waratah station opened on 9 March 1858.[2][3]

The station c.1910

Platforms & services[edit]

Waratah has two side platforms. It is serviced by NSW TrainLink Hunter Line services travelling from Newcastle to Maitland, Muswellbrook, Scone, Telarah and Dungog.[4]

Platform Line Stopping pattern Notes
1 services to Newcastle [4]
2 services to Maitland, Telarah, Dungog, Muswellbrook & Scone [4]

Transport links[edit]

Newcastle Transport operates one route via Waratah station:


  1. ^ Bureau of Transport Statistics. "Train Statistics 2014" (PDF). Transport NSW. Retrieved 13 July 2018. 
  2. ^ Waratah Station NSWrail.net
  3. ^ Station Names. Date of opening, closing and/or change of name. Public Transport Commission of New South Wales Administrative Branch (Archives Section) (3rd ed.). February 1979 [1965]. p. 34. 
  4. ^ a b c "Hunter line timetable". Transport for NSW. 
  5. ^ "Newcastle Transport route 24". Transport for NSW. 

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