Wynyard railway station, Sydney

Wynyard
Bankstown Line
Inner West Line
Airport & East Hills Line
Southern Line
North Shore Line
Northern Line
Station codeWYD
SuburbSydney
Street(s)George St
Pitt St
Clarence St
Carrington St
York St
Distance from Central Station2.05 km
Altitude (above sea level)? m
Types of stopping trainsSuburban all stops
Suburban limited stops
Number of platforms6
Number of tracks4
Platform arrangement3 island
(2 in use)
Type of stationUnderground
Ticket barriersYes
Transfers availableTrain
Bus
Disabled accessYes
Station facilitiesLink


Wynyard is a major underground CityRail station in the central business district of Sydney, Australia, 2.05 km from Central.

History

The station opened on 28 February 1932. Wynyard was originally constructed with six platforms (indeed the existing four platforms are still numbered from 3 to 6.) The original intention was that Platforms 1 and 2 would eventually serve the eastern pair of railway tracks across Sydney Harbour Bridge, and in the interim they were used to terminate the tram services that operated over those tracks from the bridge's opening in 1932 until 1958. After these tram services were withdrawn, the space occupied by platforms 1 and 2 was converted into the current underground car park, and the eastern rail tracks on the bridge were replaced by two extra road lanes. The disused tunnel and ramp that formerly connected the station to the eastern rail tracks can still be seen, mirroring those still in use to the west of the bridge.

The station was linked to the City Circle on 22 January 1956.

Station Configuration

Wynyard station currently has two levels, each with two platforms. The upper level serves the North Shore line, whilst the lower level serves lines traversing the City Circle. Both lines run south under York Street from Wynyard to Town Hall. There is no connection between the rails of these two lines at Wynyard.

The passenger concourse is on an intermediate level between the upper and lower platforms. Wynyard is connected via underground passageways to several surrounding buildings and shopping arcades and is located immediately below Wynyard Park. Direct access via tunnels is possible to George Street, Hunter Street, Pitt Street, Clarence Street and Kent Street. Escalators connect the station concourse with York Street (emerging underneath Transport House) and Carrington Street (under Wynyard Park).

The station is equipped with Easy Access for wheelchairs.

Platforms/Service

The station services the CityRail trains of several lines: the North Shore line, the Northern line and the lines served by the City Circle, namely the Bankstown Line, the Airport & East Hills Line, and the Southern Line. Although there were stairs between former platforms 1&2 & platforms 5&6 (which are still in existence, although boarded up), the only access between platforms is via the concourse.

Platform 1: (top level)
  • Not currently used - former tram platform
Platform 2: (top level)
  • Not currently used - former tram platform
Platform 3: (upper level)
  • Northern Line - all stations and limited stops services to Eastwood and Hornsby via Strathfield.
  • North Shore Line - all stations and limited stops services to Blacktown, Riverstone, Richmond, Penrith and Emu Plains via the Western Line
  • Blue Mountains Line - peak hour intercity services to Springwood.
Platform 4: (upper level)
  • Northern Line - all stations services to Milsons Point & North Sydney.
  • North Shore Line - all stations services to Lindfield, Gordon, Hornsby and Berowra. Peak hour intercity services to Gosford via the North Shore line.
  • Blue Mountains Line - peak hour intercity services to North Sydney.
Platform 5: (lower level)
Platform 6: (lower level)
  • Inner West Line - all stations services around the City Circle (clockwise: next stop Circular Quay).
  • Southern Line - all stations services around the City Circle (clockwise: next stop Circular Quay).
  • Bankstown Line - all stations services to Bankstown, Lidcombe and Liverpool via the City Circle (clockwise: next stop Circular Quay) and Sydenham.
  • Airport & East Hills Line - all stations and limited stops services to Kingsgrove, Glenfield, Campbelltown and Macarthur via the City Circle (clockwise: next stop Circular Quay) and the Airport; peak hour express services to Campbelltown and Macarthur via the City Circle (clockwise: next stop Circular Quay) and East Hills.

Gallery


Wynyard railway station entrance, Wynyard Park, York Street.

Wynyard railway station entrance, Department of Railways building, York Street.

lower platform


Trackplan


Neighbouring stations

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Preceding Station
(inbound)
LineFollowing Station
(outbound)
Town Hall
Milsons Point
Milsons Point
Town Hall
Circular Quay
Town Hall
Town Hall
Circular Quay
Town Hall
Circular Quay
Circular Quay
Town Hall

External links

Coordinates:
 
CityRail Stations
Bankstown Line Central | Town Hall | Wynyard | Circular Quay | St James | Museum | Central | Redfern | Erskineville | St Peters | Sydenham | Marrickville | Dulwich Hill | Hurlstone Park | Canterbury | Campsie | Belmore | Lakemba | Wiley Park | Punchbowl | Bankstown | Yagoona | Birrong | Regents Park | Berala | Lidcombe | Sefton | Chester Hill | Leightonfield | Villawood | Carramar | Cabramatta | Warwick Farm | Liverpool


South Line Central | Museum | St James | Circular Quay | Wynyard | Town Hall | Central | Redfern | Newtown | Ashfield | Burwood | Strathfield | Flemington | Lidcombe | Auburn | Clyde | Granville | Merrylands | Guildford | Yennora | Fairfield | Canley Vale | Cabramatta | Warwick Farm | Liverpool | Casula | Glenfield | Macquarie Fields | Ingleburn | Minto | Leumeah | Campbelltown

Northern Line North Sydney | Milson's Point | Wynyard | Town Hall | Central | Redfern | Burwood | Strathfield | North Strathfield | Concord West | Rhodes | Meadowbank | West Ryde | Denistone | Eastwood | Epping | Cheltenham | Beecroft | Pennant Hills | Thornleigh | Normanhurst | Hornsby
(stations in italics are under planning or under construction)
 
Lines of Sydney CityRail


Suburban services
Eastern Suburbs & Illawarra Line | Bankstown Line | Inner West Line | Airport & East Hills Line | South Line
Cumberland Line | Western Line | North Shore Line | Carlingford Line | Olympic Park Line | Northern Line
Intercity & Regional services
South Coast Line | Southern Highlands Line | Blue Mountains Line
Newcastle & Central Coast Line | Hunter Line
Under Construction / Planning
CBD Rail Link | Epping to Chatswood Line | North West Rail Link | South West Rail Link
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CityRail
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Mode Commuter rail
Intercity rail
Coach
Owner New South Wales Government
Area Greater Sydney
Business

Founded 1990
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Network 2,060 km

Stations 302


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City Circle

Overview
Mode Metro rail loop
Area Sydney
Map colour Light Blue, Purple, Green, Orange
Owner CityRail
Design

Stations 6

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North Shore Line

Overview
Mode Commuter rail line
Area Hornsby
Ku-ring-gai
North Sydney
Sydney
Willoughby
Map colour Yellow
Owner CityRail
Design

Stations 35

Connects Central
Town Hall
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Overview
Mode Metro rail loop
Area Sydney
Map colour Light Blue, Purple, Green, Orange
Owner CityRail
Design

Stations 6

Connects Central, Town Hall, Wynyard, Circular Quay, St James, Museum
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CityRail
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Mode Commuter rail
Intercity rail
Coach
Owner New South Wales Government
Area Greater Sydney
Business

Founded 1990
Operations

Network 2,060 km

Stations 302


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North Shore Line

Overview
Mode Commuter rail line
Area Hornsby
Ku-ring-gai
North Sydney
Sydney
Willoughby
Map colour Yellow
Owner CityRail
Design

Stations 35

Connects Central
Town Hall
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Northern Line

Overview
Mode Commuter rail line
Area Ashfield, Canada Bay, Hornsby, Parramatta, Ryde, Sydney
Map colour Red
Owner CityRail
Design
Length 39 km
Stations 22

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