Thirroul railway station

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Thirroul railway station.jpg
Northbound view from Platform 2 in January 2008
Location Railway Parade, Thirroul
Coordinates 34°19′05″S 150°55′08″E / 34.318048°S 150.918911°E / -34.318048; 150.918911Coordinates: 34°19′05″S 150°55′08″E / 34.318048°S 150.918911°E / -34.318048; 150.918911
Elevation 47 feet (14 m)
Owned by RailCorp
Operated by NSW TrainLink
Line(s) Illawarra
Distance 70.24 kilometres from Central
Platforms 3 (1 side, 1 island)
Tracks 4
Connections Bus
Structure type Ground
Disabled access Yes
Other information
Station code TRL
Website Transport for NSW
Opened 21 June 1887
Electrified Yes
Previous names Robbinsville
Passengers (2013) 1,360 (daily)[1] (Sydney Trains, NSW TrainLink)
Rank 143
Preceding station   NSW TrainLink   Following station
South Coast Line

Thirroul railway station is located on the Illawarra line in New South Wales, Australia. It serves the northern Wollongong suburb of Thirroul.


The station c.1891

The station opened on 21 June 1887 as Robbinsville and was renamed Thirroul in November 1891.[2]

The Platform 1 weatherboard building was relocated from Scarborough in 1915 when the line was duplicated. In 1939 the original platform was converted to an island platform.[3] Until the 1960s, Thirroul Railway Depot existed to the north of the station.

Platforms & services

Thirroul has one side platform and one island platform with two faces. It is serviced by NSW TrainLink South Coast line services travelling between Sydney Central, Bondi Junction and Kiama, as well as local services from Waterfall to Port Kembla. Some Port Kembla services also terminate at Thirroul.[4]

Platform Line Stopping pattern Notes
1 services to Waterfall, Sydney Central & Bondi Junction [4]
2 services to Port Kembla & Kiama [4]
3 services to Port Kembla & Bondi Junction [4]

Transport links

Dion's Bus Service operate two routes via Thirroul station:

Premier Charters operate one route via Thirroul station:


  1. ^ Bureau of Transport Statistics. "Train Statistics 2014" (PDF). Transport NSW. Retrieved 13 July 2018. 
  2. ^ Thirroul Station
  3. ^ Thirroul Railway Station Group NSW Environment & Heritage
  4. ^ a b c d "South Coast line timetable". Transport for NSW. 
  5. ^ "Dion's Bus Service route 1". Transport for NSW. 
  6. ^ "Dion's Bus Service route 1U". Transport for NSW. 
  7. ^ "Premier Charters route 2". Transport for NSW. 

External links

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