Birrong railway station

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Birrong railway station is located on the Bankstown line, serving the Sydney suburb of Birrong. It is served by Sydney Trains T3 Bankstown line services.

History

Birrong station opened on 16 July 1928, when the Bankstown line was extended from Bankstown to Regents Park.[1][2] To the north of the station lies Sefton Park Junction with services heading north to Lidcombe and west to Liverpool on the Main South line. The Bankstown line also passes over the Southern Sydney Freight Line. Birrong is now a key interchange station on the Bankstown Line for passengers travelling along the Liverpool via Regents Park route due to the removal of services from this route on 20 October 2013.

Platforms & services

Platform Line Stopping pattern Notes
1 services to Central & the City Circle via Bankstown [3]
2 services to Lidcombe & Liverpool [3]

Layout

Birrong lies at one vertex of a railway triangle

References

  1. Birrong Station NSWrail.net
  2. "60 Years Ago" Railway Digest July 1988 page 285
  3. 3.0 3.1 "T3: Bankstown line timetable". Sydney Trains. 20 October 2013. http://www.sydneytrains.info/timetables/pdf/Bankstown.pdf.

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