Scarborough railway station, New South Wales

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Scarborough railway station.jpg
Northbound view from the Station Avenue road bridge in January 2008
Location Lawrence Hargrave Drive, Scarborough
Coordinates 34°15′54″S 150°57′57″E / 34.264931°S 150.965731°E / -34.264931; 150.965731Coordinates: 34°15′54″S 150°57′57″E / 34.264931°S 150.965731°E / -34.264931; 150.965731
Elevation 293 feet (89 m)
Owned by RailCorp
Operated by NSW TrainLink
Line(s) Illawarra
Distance 62.53 kilometres from Central
Platforms 2 side
Tracks 2
Structure type Ground
Other information
Station code SCB
Website Transport for NSW
Opened 21 June 1887
Rebuilt 21 January 1916
Electrified Yes
Previous names Clifton
South Clifton
Passengers (2013) 10 (daily)[1] (Sydney Trains, NSW TrainLink)
Rank 286
Preceding station   NSW TrainLink   Following station
South Coast Line

Scarborough railway station is located on the Illawarra line in New South Wales, Australia. It serves the seaside village of Scarborough opening on 21 June 1887 as Clifton. It was renamed South Clifton on 3 October 1888 and again to Scarborough on 1 October 1903. It was relocated to its present site when the line was duplicated in 1915.[2][3] A yard formerly existed south of the station for the South Clifton Colliery. North of Scarborough the double line becomes single to pass through Coalcliff Tunnel.

Platforms & services

Scarborough has two side platforms and is serviced by NSW TrainLink South Coast line services travelling between Waterfall and Port Kembla. Some peak hour and late night services operate to Sydney Central, Bondi Junction and Kiama.[4]

Platform Line Stopping pattern Notes
1 services to Waterfall
peak hour & late night services to Sydney Central & Bondi Junction
2 services to Thirroul & Port Kembla
peak hour & late night services to Kiama


  1. ^ Bureau of Transport Statistics. "Train Statistics 2014" (PDF). Transport NSW. Retrieved 15 July 2018. 
  2. ^ Scarborough Station
  3. ^ Scarborough Railway Station Group NSW Environment & Heritage
  4. ^ a b c "South Coast line timetable". Transport for NSW. 

External links

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