News - 2007


New information screens trial at Central Station
A new passenger information system, is currently being trialled at five entry points to Central Station.


New peak service for the Western Line
CityRail is introducing a new weekday morning peak service between Quakers Hill and Central, commencing Monday 10 December 2007.


Rail Clearways program still on track
Reports that the Rail Clearways program has overrun its budget have been declared wrong by the Deputy Premier and Minister for Transport John Watkins.


Evening peak cancellations
To cater for the extra services required for the Sydney FC v LA Galaxy match the following CityRail services will be cancelled on Tuesday 27 November only.


Summer 2007/08 timetable changes
Some CityRail services will depart later from stations due to the introduction of the CountryLink summer timetable.


Station defibrillator trial
Trained station staff will now be now be able to administer emergency cardiac treatment as part of a new defibrillator trial beginning today.


Changes to CityRail fares
The Independent Pricing and Regulatory Tribunal (IPART) today granted CityRail's submission for a fare increase which will take effect from Sunday 11 November 2007.


RailCorp lost property auction - 25 September
Tens of thousands of items lost on CityRail trains and stations over the past seven months will go under the hammer from 9.30am on Tuesday 25 September.


Now reporting 24-hour on-time running data
We recognise our customers expect trains to run on-time. As such, we have started an initiative to provide 24-hour on-time running information on this website.


Learn about safety and win free travel
To coincide with National Safety Awareness Week (23-29 July) CityRail has launched a safety website dedicated to helping customers become more aware of how easy it is to travel safely.


CityRail's case for a fare increase
CityRail has submitted a proposal for an increase in CityRail fares to the Independent Pricing and Regulatory Tribunal (IPART).


RailCorp prepares for major storms today
With wild weather forecast for later today, RailCorp has implemented an emergency management plan in the event of major delays or disruptions to the CityRail network.


Additional carriages added to Blue Mountains Line services
CityRail has been able to extend the popular Chips service to Lithgow and increase capacity on 11 Blue Mountains services from four to six carriages starting Tuesday, 12 June.


Rail transport arrangements for APEC Leaders Week
From 2 to 9 September 2007, the Australian Government will host APEC Leaders Week in Sydney.


Central Station western forecourt upgrade
Vehicle and pedestrian access will be limited while maintenance work takes place to waterproof the western forecourt car park and improve lighting in the area.


Changes to access at Epping Station
From Saturday 14 April 2007 access to Epping Station will be via the new concourse and Beecroft Rd footbridge.


MEDIA RELEASE: Benchmarking: good business practise
Under the legislation establishing RailCorp - The Transport Administration Act - it has an obligation to be a successful business and, to that end to operate at least as efficiently as any comparable business.


MEDIA RELEASE: Structures over rail
The safety of the rail network was the reason further documents relating to the Goulburn Street car park and other structures over rail were not released to the Sydney Morning Herald.


New, fast Campbelltown to the City service
As part of our commitment to provide additional services to our customers on the East Hills Line, a new daily fast morning peak service to the City will commence on weekdays.


Olympic Park Sprint to operate every 10 minutes on weekends
From Saturday 24 February, CityRail will be introducing a weekend service every 10 minutes between Lidcombe and Olympic Park.


New, fast Penrith to North Sydney service
As part of our commitment to provide additional services to our customers on the Western and North Shore Line, a new, daily, fast service to the city and North Sydney will begin on weekday mornings.


Evening peak cancellations
To cater for the extra services required for Big Day Out 2007 the following CityRail services will be cancelled on Thursday 25 January only.