Warwick Farm railway station, Sydney


Warwick Farm railway station, Sydney

Cityrail Station alt|station_name=Warwick Farm

servicearea=Bankstown_Line|servicearea_color=#Bankstown line colour|servicearea_textcolor=black
servicearea2=Inner West Line|servicearea_color2=#Inner West line colour|servicearea_textcolor2=white
servicearea3=South Line|servicearea_color3=#South line colour|servicearea_textcolor3=black
servicearea4=Cumberland Line|servicearea_color4=#Cumberland line colour|servicearea_textcolor4=white
code=WKF|suburb=Warwick Farm|street=Remembrance Ave|distance=34.16|altitude=?|traintype=Suburban all stops
Suburban limited stops|platforms=2|tracks=2|platform_arr=2 Side|stationtype=Ground|gates=No|connect=None|disabled=Yes (Assisted)
facilities= [http://www.cityrail.info/facilities/facilities.jsp?n=294&giveOutput=true&facility= Link]

Warwick Farm is a railway station in the south-western suburbs of Sydney on the Main South Line located at its intersection with the Hume Highway. It is served by Cityrail trains of the South, Bankstown, Cumberland and Inner West linescite web| work=CityRail | title=CityRail Timetables | url=http://www.cityrail.info/timetable/index.jsp| accessdate=22 April | accessyear=2007] . A station opened here in 1889cite web|work=Nswrail.net| title=Main South Line|url=http://www.nswrail.net/lines/show.php?name=NSW:main_south| accessdate=26 April| accessyear=2007] as a private platform near the former level crossing on Liverpool Road (Hume Highway). It was re-built and moved to its present location in 1943 during WWII when nearby Warwick Farm racecourse was used as a military campcite web|work=ARTC| title=Southern Sydney Freight Line EIS|url=http://www.ssfl.artc.com.au/docs/Approved%20for%20printing/Chapter%2019%20-%20Part%20D.pdf| accessdate=27 April| accessyear=2007] . A branch line to the nearby racecourse joined the mainline immediately north of the station, and carried special racecourse trains on racedays. This branch opened in 1899 and closed in 1991cite web|work=Nswrail.net| title=Warwick Farm Racecourse branch line|url=http://www.nswrail.net/lines/show.php?name=NSW:warwick_farm_racecourse| accessdate=26 April| accessyear=2007] . The formation of the line and the platform are still visible.

Platforms/Service

Platform 1:
*South line alt - all stations and limited stops services to Granville, Lidcombe, Central and the City Circle (clockwise).
*Cumberland line alt - all stations services to Blacktown.
*Bankstown line alt - all stations and limited stops services to Bankstown, Central and the City Circle.
*Inner west line alt - all stations services to Central and the City Circle (clockwise).

Platform 2:
*South line alt - all stations and limited stops services to Glenfield and Campbelltown.
*Cumberland line alt - all stations services to Campbelltown.
*Bankstown line alt - all stations and limited stops services to Liverpool.
*Inner west line alt - all stations services to Liverpool.

Transport Links

NightRide route N50 serves Warwick Farm(Hume Highway nr Remenbrance Avenue).

Gallery

Neighbouring stations

References


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