Gymea railway station

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Gymea
Gymea railway station.JPG
Eastbound view in April 2012
Location Gymea Bay Road, Gymea
Coordinates 34°02′06″S 151°05′07″E / 34.03490°S 151.08539°E / -34.03490; 151.08539Coordinates: 34°02′06″S 151°05′07″E / 34.03490°S 151.08539°E / -34.03490; 151.08539
Owned by RailCorp
Operated by Sydney Trains
Line(s) Cronulla
Distance 27.94 kilometres from Central
Platforms 2 (1 island)
Tracks 2
Connections TfNSW B.svg
Construction
Structure type Ground
Disabled access Yes
Other information
Station code GYM
Website Transport for NSW
History
Opened 16 December 1939
Electrified Yes
Traffic
Passengers (2013) 1,850 (daily)[1] (Sydney Trains, NSW TrainLink)
Rank 120
Services
Preceding station   Sydney Trains   Following station
towards Cronulla
T4
Eastern Suburbs & Illawarra Line

Gymea railway station is located on the Cronulla line, serving the Sydney suburb of Gymea. It is served by Sydney Trains T4 line services.

History

Gymea station opened on 16 December 1939 when the Cronulla line opened from Sutherland to Cronulla.[2][3]

Originally, Gymea was one of two crossing loops on the line, with the other being at Caringbah. The section from Gymea to Caringbah was duplicated in 1985, and under the Rail Clearways Program, the remaining sections of single line railway from Sutherland to Gymea and Caringbah to Cronulla were duplicated in April 2010.[4][5]

Platforms & services

Platform Line Stopping pattern Notes
1 services to Bondi Junction [6]
2 services to Cronulla [6]

Transport links

Transdev NSW operates two routes via Gymea station:

References

  1. ^ Bureau of Transport Statistics. "Train Statistics 2014" (PDF). Transport NSW. Retrieved 13 July 2018. 
  2. ^ Gymea Station NSWrail.net
  3. ^ Gymea Railway Station Group NSW Environment & Heritage
  4. ^ "Gymea - Caringah Duplication Opened" Railway Digest August 1985 page 234
  5. ^ First passenger trains run on newly duplicated track on the Cronulla Line Transport Infrastructure Development Corporation 19 April 2010
  6. ^ a b "T4: Eastern Suburbs & Illawarra line timetable". Transport for NSW. 
  7. ^ "Route 974 timetable". Transport for NSW. 
  8. ^ "Route 975 timetable". Transport for NSW. 

External links

  • Media related to Gymea railway station at Wikimedia Commons
  • Gymea station details Transport for New South Wales
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