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Changes to CityRail timetable

Posted: Wednesday 10 October 2012

Transport for NSW is making timetable changes across some lines on the CityRail network from Sunday 21 October 2012.

Improvements to your journey include:

  • New daily express return trains operating between Bathurst and Central
  • Additional peak services on the Eastern Suburbs & Illawarra Line
  • Faster journey times for some peak services on the Blue Mountains Line
  • Additional peak services on the Western Line
  • Additional carriages on some weekend South Coast and Newcastle & Central Coast line services.

Below is a summary of the major changes. To view all timetable changes, you can use the Search Train Timetables section (select a date of Sunday 21 October or later).


View timetable online

Eastern Suburbs & Illawarra Line


Weekday - morning peak services

Currently departs Service Change
7.49am Waterfall to Bondi Junction Departs at 7.48am and 1 minute earlier from all stations to Rockdale.
7.51am Cronulla to Bondi Junction Departs at 7.49am and 1-2 minutes earlier from all stations to Bondi Junction, arrives at 9.03am.

No longer stops at Allawah, Carlton, Banksia, Arncliffe and Tempe. Customers travelling from these stations can catch the following new 8.24am service from Hurstville.
8.00am Cronulla to Bondi Junction Departs at 7.59am and 1 minute earlier from all stations to Hurstville.
8.24am New Hurstville to Bondi Junction New service stops all stations to Bondi Junction, arrives at 9.06am.
9.21am New Bondi Junction to Hurstville New service stops all stations to Hurstville, arrives at 10.03am.

Weekday - afternoon peak services

Currently departs Service Change
5.32pm Bondi Junction to Sutherland Terminates at Hurstville, arrives at 6.15pm. No longer stops at Penshurst and all stations to Sutherland. Customers travelling from these stations can catch the new 5.39pm service from Bondi Junction.
5.37pm Bondi Junction to Cronulla Departs at 5.36pm and 1 minute earlier from all stations to Cronulla.
5.39pm New Bondi Junction to Sutherland New service stops all stations to Sydenham, then Wolli Creek, Rockdale, Kogarah, Hurstville and then all stations to Sutherland, arrives at 6.35pm.
5.44pm Bondi Junction to Sutherland Terminates at Hurstville, arriving at 6.28pm. No longer stops at Penshurst, Mortdale, Jannali, Sutherland and all stations to Waterfall.
4.54pm Hurstville to Bondi Junction Departs at 4.53pm and 1 minute earlier from all stations to Bondi Junction.
5.01pm New Hurstville to Bondi Junction New limited stops service, stopping at Kogarah, Rockdale, Wolli Creek, Sydenham, Redfern and all stations to Bondi Junction, arrives at 5.38pm.

View timetable online

South Coast Line


Weekend

Currently departs Service Change
6.15am Bondi Junction to Kiama Departs Helensburgh and all stations to North Wollongong 1-3 minutes earlier.
5.13pm Bondi Junction to Kiama Front four carriages proceed to Kiama and the rear four carriages terminate at Wollongong. Departs Wollongong and all stations to Dapto 2-3 minutes later, arrives Kiama at 7.51pm.

View timetable online

Western Line


Please see Blue Mountains Line section for changes to some intercity services including two express trains to the City now stopping at Penrith.

Weekday

Currently departs Service Change
7.42am Penrith to Chatswood Departs Penrith at 7.42am, with an additional stop at Werrington at 7.48am. Continues to stop all stations to Mount Druitt, then Blacktown, Westmead, Parramatta, Granville, Lidcombe, Strathfield, Redfern and Central (continuing to North Shore). Departs stations between Penrith and Strathfield 1-3 minutes later.
5.34pm Emu Plains to Chatswood Departs Emu Plains 1 minute earlier at 5.33pm.

View timetable online

Blue Mountains Line


Weekday - towards the City

Currently departs Service Change
5.48am New Bathurst to Central New service stops at Lithgow, Bell (on demand only), Mount Victoria, Katoomba and sets down only Springwood, Penrith, Parramatta, arrives Central at 9.25am.
5.51am Mount Victoria to Central Departs 1 minute earlier at 5.50am, and 1-2 minutes earlier from all stations to Emu Plains. Makes an additional stop at Penrith at 7.22am.
6.32am Lithgow to Central No longer stops at Lithgow and Bell, now commences from Mount Victoria at 7.02am. Departs Parramatta, Strathfield 2-3 minutes earlier and arrives Central at 9.23am.
7.08am Springwood to North Sydney Faster journey time, now terminates at Central. No longer stops at Kingswood, St Marys, Mount Druitt, Blacktown, Westmead, Granville and Lidcombe. Customers travelling from these stations can catch the 7.42am Penrith to Central service.

Departs Springwood at 7.08am, stopping all stations to Lapstone and 1 minute earlier at Emu Plains and Penrith, then up to 10 minutes earlier at Parramatta, Strathfield and Redfern, arrives Central (platforms 4-15) at 8.32am.
6.15pm Springwood to North Sydney Now commences from Penrith at 6.42pm. No longer stops at Springwood and Emu Plains. This service is now shown only in the Western Line timetable.
8.04pm Mount Victoria to Central Departs Mount Victoria earlier at 7.59pm, Blackheath at 8.06pm and Medlow Bath at 8.11pm.

Weekday - from the City

Currently departs Service Change
4.21pm North Sydney to Springwood Faster journey time, now commences from Central at 4.38pm. No longer stops at Blacktown and all stations to Kingswood. Customers travelling from these stations can catch the 4.35pm Central to Penrith service.

Departs Central (platforms 4-15) at 4.38pm, with an additional stop at Strathfield. Departs 2-4 minutes earlier from Parramatta, Penrith and all stations to Springwood, arrives at 6.01pm.
5.55pm New Central to Bathurst New service stopping to pick up only at Parramatta, Penrith and Springwood, then Katoomba, Mount Victoria, Lithgow, arrives Bathurst at 9.38pm.

Weekend

Currently departs Service Change
7.28am New Bathurst to Central New service stopping at Lithgow, Mount Victoria, Katoomba and set down only at Springwood, Penrith, Parramatta, arrives Central at 11.06am.
5.50pm New Central to Bathurst New service stopping to pick up only at Parramatta, Penrith and Springwood then Katoomba, Mount Victoria, Lithgow, arrives Bathurst at 9.30pm.