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Berowra railway station
Berowra Railway Station
Details

Suburb

Berowra

Number of Platforms

3

Platform Arrangements

1 side, 1 island

Lines
Newcastle and Central Coast Railway Line North Shore Railway Line
V - E - T - D


Berowra railway station is a station on the Main North railway line in Berowra, New South Wales, and is the northern suburban terminus of the Sydney CityRail network. The station serves the town of Berowra. It consists of three platforms with lift and stair access from over-bridge at the northern end of the station. Berowra is served by suburban trains of the North Shore line and the 'intercity' Newcastle & Central Coast line.

HistoryEdit

Berowra station opened in 1887 with the opening of the railway line. Initially 2 platforms in an island configuration were provided at the station. On Monday 28 August 2006 a third platform (platform 3) opened as part of the CityRail Clearways Project, to allow suburban trains to terminate clear of the running lines. Trains now terminate on the middle platform (number 2), allowing Newcastle & Central Coast trains to overtake any terminating trains standing in the station. The new platform was built to accommodate a full 8 car intercity train length, whereas the existing 2 platforms can accommodate only 7 intercity car lengths. The upgrade also included provision of Easy Access facilities, a new over-rail bridge for general station access and additional wet weather protection. On Monday 22 January 2007 Berowra station was almost engulfed as bushfires swept the Ku-ring-gai Chase National Park. Efforts from firefighters saved the station and a train which had terminated there.

Platforms and servicesEdit

The station is served by three trains per hour south and one per hour north, with additional trains during weekday peak hours.

Platform Line Stopping Pattern Notes
CR Plat 1
Central Coast & Newcastle Line intercity services to Hornsby and Central (i) via Strathfield
T1
North Shore, Northern and Western line
peak hour intercity services to Hornsby and Central via Chatswood.weekdays only
CR Plat 2
Central Coast & Newcastle Line intercity services to Gosford, Wyong and Newcastle weekends and public holidays only
T1
North Shore, Northern and Western line
terminating services, returning to all stations and limited stops services to Hornsby and Central via Chatswood
CR Plat 3
Central Coast & Newcastle Line intercity services to Gosford, Wyong and Newcastle weekdays only
T1
North Shore, Northern and Western line
peak hour intercity services to Gosford and Wyongweekdays only

MapEdit

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Newcastle and Central Coast Line
Newcastleline

NewcastleDiagram

T1
T1line

Northshorediagram

Northerndiagram

Westerndiagram

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