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Mount Druitt
Mount Druitt railway station
Details

Suburb

Mount Druitt

Number of Platforms

4

Platform Arrangements

2 island

Lines
T1
     Blue Mountains Line  
V - E - T - D
T1
St Marys
Mount Druitt
Rooty Hill
T1line
V - E - T - D
Blue Mountains Line
St Marys
Mount Druitt
Blacktown
Bluemountainsline
V - E - T - D

Mount Druitt railway station is on the North Shore, Northern & Western Line of the Sydney Trains network. It serves a well established residential, educational and commercial area. It has four tracks, paired by direction. This means that all trains to the city leave from the same island platform, so if the train happens to travel on the unexpected track, it is a simple thing to walk over to the other platform. Mount Druitt's platforms are accessible by lifts, and is therefore classified as an Easy Access station for wheelchairs. The station is also a bus interchange for Busways private bus operators providing bus services to the local Mount Druitt area and connecting passengers to the outer suburbs (St Marys, Minchinbury, Willmot, Dean Park, Doonside and Blacktown).

Mount Druitt is the 31st most patronised railway station in Sydney (out of a total of 176 stations), with an average of 7140 passengers boarding per day.

HistoryEdit

The first railway station in Mount Druitt was opened on 19 August 1881. It was replaced by a station which was erected in 1946 near Belmore Avenue (a pedestrian bridge marks the location of the railway crossing and station). The current station (adjacent to Westfield was opened on 8 December 1974. Electric services commenced on 8 October 1955, with an opening ceremony conducted by the then Premier of New South Wales Joseph Cahill.

Platforms and ServicesEdit

As of the new Sydney Trains timetables on Sunday the 20th of October 2013, on weekdays the station is served by four trains per hour in each direction for most of the day, with additional trains provided during peak hours; and on weekends the station is served by two trains per hour in each direction for most of the day.

During off-peak hours two of these four train services has two train services terminate at Penrith and two train services continues after Penrith then terminate at Emu Plains. During evenings and on weekends all of the train services operates to and terminate at Penrith only, does not operate beyond Penrith and vice versa.

Platform Line Stopping Pattern Notes
CR Plat 1
T1
North Shore, Northern and Western line
All stations and limited stops services to Central, then Chatswood and beyond.
CR Plat 2
T1
North Shore, Northern and Western line
All stations and limited stops services to Central, then Chatswood and beyond. Mainly used during weekday peak hours
Blue Mountains Line Limited Intercity services to Central (i).[1]Morning and late night services Only.
CR Plat 3
T1
North Shore, Northern and Western line
All stations and limited stops services to St Marys, Penrith and Emu Plains. Mainly used during weekday peak hours
Blue Mountains Line Limited Intercity services to Springwood and Lithgow via Katoomba.[2]Early morning and evening services Only.
CR Plat 4
T1
North Shore, Northern and Western line
All stations and limited stops services to St Marys, Penrith and Emu Plains via Penrith.

MapEdit

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Blue Mountains Line
Bluemountainsline

Bluemountainsdiagram

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