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Town Hall Station lift availability

Posted: Friday 4 February 2011

Construction workerBetween 7 February and 28 October, 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.

If you need lift access to Town Hall during this time, you may need to change at Central, Wynyard or Martin Place for a train arriving at a different Town Hall platform.

Stage 1 - Monday 7 February until Tuesday 19 April

During this time, the lift to platforms 3, 5 and 6 will be unavailable.

Your ticket to or from Town Hall is valid for travel via Central, Wynyard or Martin Place if you need lift access. Please allow additional journey time.

To Town Hall

If you're travelling to Town Hall on the Bankstown, Inner West, South, Western or Northern (via Strathfield) lines, alight at Wynyard and change for Town Hall services on platforms 3 and 5.

If you're travelling to Town Hall on the Illawarra or South Coast lines, alight at Martin Place and change for Town Hall services on platform 1.

From Town Hall

If you're travelling from Town Hall on the City Circle, Bankstown, Airport & East Hills, North Shore or Northern (via Macquarie Park) lines, catch a train from platform 1 or 2 and change at Central for:

  • City Circle services on platforms 20 and 21
  • Bankstown Line services on platform 22
  • Airport & East Hills Line services on platform 23
  • North Shore Line services on platform 16
  • Northern Line (via Macquarie Park) services on platform 16.

If you're travelling from Town Hall on the Eastern Suburbs Line, catch a train from platform 4 and change at Central for Eastern Suburbs Line services on platform 24.

Stage 2 - Monday 2 May until Sunday 26 June

During this time, the lift to platforms 1, 2 and 4 will be unavailable.

Your ticket to or from Town Hall is valid for travel via Central, Wynyard or Martin Place if you need lift access. Please allow additional journey time.

To Town Hall

If you're travelling to Town Hall via the City Circle or on the North Shore or Northern (via Macquarie Park) lines, alight at Central and change for Town Hall services on platforms 16 and 17.

If you're travelling to Town Hall on the Eastern Suburbs Line, alight at Central and change for Town Hall services on platform 24.

From Town Hall

If you're travelling from Town Hall on the Inner West or South lines, catch a train from platform 6 and change at Wynyard for services on platform 5.

If you're travelling from Town Hall on the Western or Northern (via Strathfield) lines, catch a train from platform 3 and change at Wynyard for services on platform 3.

If you're travelling from Town Hall on the Illawarra or South Coast lines, catch a train from platform 5 and change at Martin Place for Illawarra and South Coast line services on platform 1.

Stage 3 - Monday 27 June until Friday 28 October

During this time, the lift between George Street and the station concourse will be unavailable.

You can access the concourse using lifts in The Galeries (500 George Street) and the Queen Victoria Building (455 George Street). Ramp access is available through Pavilion Plaza (580 George Street).

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