News - 2011


Changes to CityRail fares
The Independent Pricing and Regulatory Tribunal (IPART) today announced a fare increase to take effect from Monday 2 January 2012.


New cool zone locations this summer
Stations in the Sydney CBD will feature cool zones to help customers beat the heat this summer.


How we restored South Coast Line services
On Thursday 24 November, a Pacific National coal freight train derailed at Coalcliff and five wagons tipped on their side.


South Coast Line timetable changes
Effective Monday 5 December 2011, we will be making some changes to the South Coast timetable.


Lidcombe Station lift replacements
Between October 2011 and February 2012, we're installing new more reliable lifts at the Church Street entrance and between platform 4 and the concourse at Lidcombe Station.


Timetable changes from Sunday 23 October
RailCorp has made several timetable changes across the CityRail network.


New, relocated Schofields Station now open
A new station has been built at Schofields as part of the Quakers Hill to Schofields Duplication project and opened on Saturday 29 October 2011.


New and improved NightRide services
Two new NightRide services have been introduced for the Carlingford Line and the Richmond branch line.


MyTrain tickets extended for the October long weekend
This October long weekend, weekly and fortnightly MyTrain tickets will be extended by one extra day.


Don't put your life on the line
National Rail Safety Week is 22-28 August and rail operators in each state will be running education campaigns to raise awareness of rail safety.


Update on Blue Mountains Line
Strong winds have caused major disruptions to the rail network in the past 24 hours.


St Marys Station footbridge lift replacements
Between July 2011 and January 2012, we're installing new, more reliable lifts at the Queen Street and Forrester Road entrances to St Marys Station.


Town Hall misting fans trial results
Last summer we trialled a 'cool zone' at Town Hall Station to reduce the temperature on platforms 1 and 2 during the warm afternoons.


South Coast Line timetable changes
We will be making a few changes to the South Coast timetable from Monday 27 June 2011, to improve reliability of services.


MyZone tickets expanded to Metro Light Rail services
From Monday 27 June, customers will be able to travel on Metro Light Rail services at no extra cost when purchasing a MyMulti Day Pass, MyMulti1, 2 and 3, Pensioner Excursion; or Family Funday Sunday ticket.


Long-term tickets now even greater value
Long-term MyTrain and MyMulti tickets will offer even greater value from 1 July 2011.


MyTrain tickets extended for the Queen's Birthday long weekend
This Queen's Birthday long weekend we're extending weekly and fortnightly MyTrain tickets by one day.


Graffiti removal blitz last weekend
Volunteers in communities from all over NSW took part in the second Graffiti Action Day on Sunday 15 May. To support this important initiative, additional graffiti cleaning was carried out by CityRail staff across the network.


Timetable changes effective Sunday 8 May
Several changes to the CityRail timetable will come into effect on Sunday 8 May 2011. These changes occur mostly during the off-peak and on weekends.


Green Square and Mascot commuters to save $17 a week
From Monday 7 March the station access fee at Green Square and Mascot will no longer apply - saving customers using these stations up to $17 a week.


Town Hall Station lift availability
Between 7 February and 25 November, we're installing new, more reliable lifts at Town Hall Station. The lifts will be replaced one at a time to minimise inconvenience to customers.


More seats for Blue Mountains and Central Coast customers
From Sunday 30 January, CityRail is increasing the number of carriages on selected services as more Oscar trains are rolled out across the CityRail network.