News - 2009


New commuter car park at Holsworthy Station
Holsworthy Station's new multi-deck car park is now open to the public.


Changes to CityRail fares
Independent Pricing and Regulatory Tribunal (IPART) today granted a submission for a fare increase which will take effect from Sunday 3 January 2010.


Green light for South West rail link Stage 2
The NSW Government has announced that it will invest $1.3 billion to deliver Stage 2 of the South West rail link - a major expansion of the CityRail network in south-western Sydney.


CityRail disruptions on Tuesday 3 November
RailCorp CEO Rob Mason has issued an apology and statement in relation to the disruptions experienced by customers yesterday afternoon.


Response to CBD rail corridor claims
CityRail and Sydney Metro are working together to improve public transport across Sydney - including the CBD.


Changes to parking at Padstow Station
As part of the Kingsgrove to Revesby Quadruplication, there will be changes to car parking arrangements near Padstow Station. Some parking spaces will be closed to make way for construction works.


CityRail welcomes improved customer satisfaction
CityRail has welcomed the results of the latest Survey of CityRail Customers, released this week by the state's Independent Transport Safety and Reliability Regulator (ITSRR).


Peak hour folding bike trial
For a trial period, if you're travelling with a folding bike (subject to size restrictions) you may travel on CityRail trains at peak periods without the need for an extra rail ticket for the bike.


Major investment in cleaner trains and stations
CityRail will boost the number of roving cleaners on the network by more than 50% and launch a major cleaning blitz across 15 'hotspot' stations.


Show your support for Red Nose Day
Show your support for SIDS and Kids by purchasing Red Nose Day merchandise from selected CityRail stations on Friday 26 June.


A new-look CityRail website
CityRail has upgraded its website ( to make it easier for customers to find and use information that's most important to them.


CityRail's new website is coming soon
To make it easier to find and use the information that's important to you, we are updating our website.


Heart-starters to save lives
Over $900,000 will be invested to roll out life-saving defibrillators at many of CityRail's busiest stations. Locations include Central, Strathfield, Parramatta, Penrith, Gosford, Maitland and Newcastle.


New 2009 CityRail timetable - starts 11 October
RailCorp has developed a new CityRail timetable which will incorporate the new Epping to Chatswood rail link. The new timetable will be introduced on Sunday 11 October this year.


Town Hall platform 2 - don't huddle together
We'll be testing new methods to improve the flow of customers on our platforms at Town Hall Station platform 2 from 18 to 29 May 2009.


Newcastle & Central Coast Line timetable changes
From Monday 11 May 2009, the 5.15pm Central to Newcastle weekday service will now stop at Tuggerah.


Burwood Station Easy Access upgrade to commence
Customers using Burwood Station will be pleased to learn that a $17.5m Easy Access upgrade will begin on Monday 9 March.


Epping to Chatswood rail link - special offer
Until 8 June 2009, we're making travel free between Epping and Chatswood for customers using the Epping to Chatswood rail link.


Newcastle & Central Coast Line timetable changes
In preparation for the opening of the new Epping to Chatswood rail link, CityRail is making some changes to its current timetable.


North Sydney Station upgrade now complete
CityRail is pleased to announce the $88 million upgrade of North Sydney Station is now complete.