News

23/12/2014

Sydney Trains continues strong on-time performance in November
Sydney Trains has exceeded its punctuality target in November, making it the 11th consecutive month that it has met the benchmark this year – a big win for customers.

22/12/2014

Christmas - New Year Timetable and Trackwork
With substantially fewer passengers expected to use the network over the Christmas and New Year period, Sydney Trains will be operating to the Saturday timetable - with additional services provided during the morning and afternoon peaks - on weekdays between 25 December and 2 January.

22/12/2014

Road closures along Parramatta Road as Sydney Trains upgrades Granville Rail Bridge
Sydney Trains today announced a major project to replace parts of the rail bridge over Parramatta Road at Granville will get underway later this month to improve reliability for customers and reduce the need for ongoing maintenance.

16/12/2014

New era for the Bathurst Rail Fabrication Centre
Sydney Trains Chief Executive Howard Collins today announced its maintenance business Bathurst Rail Fabrication Centre (BFRC) will be sold to VAE Railway Systems (VAE), delivering better value for customers.

02/12/2014

Sydney Trains continues strong on-time performance in October
Sydney Trains exceeded its punctuality target by two per cent in October, despite challenges from wild weather including electrical storms, flooding and strong winds.

06/11/2014

First test trains hit the tracks on South West Rail Link
The new South West Rail Link is one step closer to opening, with train testing and staff training now underway, ahead of Sydney Trains services starting early next year.

31/10/2014

Sydney Trains delivers reliable, safer journeys for customers
Sydney Trains has again exceeded its on-time performance targets, maintaining a good start to the new financial year, Chief Executive Howard Collins said today.

15/10/2014

Sydney Trains network disrupted by major storm and flooding
Customers should allow for possible delays to normal services this morning following major storms and flooding in the Sydney metropolitan and Blue Mountains regions overnight.

10/10/2014

Essential trackwork for City Circle Line this weekend
Customers are reminded to allow extra travel time if they're catching the train to and from the CBD this weekend as Sydney Trains carries out essential trackwork and maintenance on the City Circle Line.

03/10/2014

Sydney Trains exceeds its performance target for August
Sydney Trains continued its strong start to the new financial year , exceeding its punctuality target in August by almost three per cent, Acting Chief Executive Tony Eid said today.

26/09/2014

Embrace footy finals fever and get to the game on your team's supporter train
Whether you're a Bunny or Chook, a Doggy or a Panther, Sydney Trains is making sure you can watch your team in action at the NRL Preliminary Finals this weekend.

23/09/2014

Sydney Trains wins prestigious engineering award
Sydney Trains has won a prestigious engineering excellence award for an innovative system to automate the scheduling of the new Waratah train fleet.

09/09/2014

Extra buses this Saturday for Western Sydney customers going to Panthers' NRL finals game
Sydney Trains is reminding Western Sydney customers to plan ahead if travelling to this Saturday's NRL elimination final between the Sydney Roosters and Penrith Panthers, with trackwork taking place between Emu Plains and Blacktown.

08/09/2014

Put your career on track
Sydney Trains is encouraging people of all ages and background to consider a job in the rail industry as the first ever national Rail Careers Week kicks off today, Acting Chief Executive Tony Eid said today.

05/09/2014

Don't board trains if you're feeling unwell
Sydney Trains is launching an education campaign aimed at getting customers who are feeling unwell to seek help at a station rather than remaining on or boarding a train.

21/08/2014

Sydney Trains exceeds its peak punctuality performance target in July
Chief executive of Sydney Trains Howard Collins said customers benefited from a substantial increase in peak punctuality last month, reaching 94.9 per cent and exceeding the 92 per cent target.

08/08/2014

Don't become a statistic: stay safe on the trains - Rail Safety Week
To mark national Rail Safety Week, Sydney Trains is hosting a range of events from Monday 11 August to remind customers about the importance of staying safe around the rail corridor.

05/08/2014

Changed travel arrangements for Wolli Creek due to emergency track repairs
Emergency track repairs will mean a change to how peak hour Wolli Creek customers travel to stations between Arncliffe and Allawah on the T4 Illawarra Line in coming weeks.

31/07/2014

Catch the Tah Train to Saturday's Super Rugby final
NSW Waratahs fans can start the celebrations early when their side faces the Crusaders in the final of the 2015 Super Rugby competition on Saturday night, with a special “Tah Train” to take supporters direct from Hornsby to ANZ Stadium.

22/07/2014

Work Starting On $10 Million Bankstown Station Upgrade
Minister for Transport Gladys Berejiklian today announced more than $10 million worth of upgrades at Bankstown Station will begin this week, including new stairs and ramps for customers.

17/07/2014

Trackwork blitz set to keep reliability on target
Sydney Trains is reminding customers to plan ahead as a three week trackwork blitz gets underway across multiple train lines to keep the network safe and reliable.

14/07/2014

Sydney Trains exceeds its performance targets for June
Sydney Trains finished the financial year with a strong performance exceeded both its punctuality targets in June by over two per cent.

11/07/2014

Sydney Trains exceeds punctuality targets, with 1,000 extra weekly services
Sydney Trains has exceeded Peak Punctuality and On Time Running (OTR) targets in its first 12 months of operation, at the same time adding 1,000 extra weekly services as part of the new timetable in October.

01/07/2014

One year anniversary of Sydney Trains: $33 million station refresh of 28 more stations
One year after Sydney Trains was established, a new $33 million expansion of the Station Refresh program will be adding another 28 of the busiest hubs across the network.

23/06/2014

Customer first: new paramedics on stations to reduce customer delays
Sydney Trains will rollout dedicated paramedics on busy Sydney train stations to urgently help sick customers and keep trains moving to reduce customer delays.

20/06/2014

Sydney Trains exceeds performance targets
Sydney Trains exceeded its punctuality targets by more than three per cent in May.

10/06/2014

Bondi Junction wins Station of the Month award.
Bondi Junction Railway Station on the T4 EaPstern Suburbs & Illawarra line has won the Sydney Trains' Station of the Month award.

10/06/2014

Transport Info app being replaced
The old Transport Info app is being removed from App stores with more resources being put into updating and building on the six real time transport apps, the Transport Info website and new mobile website.

23/05/2014

Sydney Trains Search For Next Generation Information Technology
Sydney Trains Chief Executive Howard Collins today announced that Sydney Trains has taken the first steps toward rolling out the next generation of customer information technology at train stations.

14/05/2014

Sydney Trains exceeds April performance target
Sydney Trains exceeded both its punctuality targets by about two per cent last month.

06/05/2014

Refresh Underway At 19 Key Stations
Minister for Transport Gladys Berejiklian today said a $22 million station refresh program now underway at 19 key stations includes a deep clean, improved station security and less clutter on platforms.

05/05/2014

$100 Million Wynyard Station Upgrade To Begin
Minister for Transport Gladys Berejiklian today announces a $100 million upgrade of Wynyard Station, including an overhaul of the concourse and ticket area to make it easier for customers to move in and around the station.

01/05/2014

Sydney Trains to hold lost property auction
Sydney Trains will hold a public lost property auction this Saturday with thousands of valuable unclaimed items up for sale including smart phones, laptops, iPods, jewellery and even bicycles!

28/04/2014

Sydney Trains releases March performance results
Electrical storms and passenger illnesses significantly affected Sydney Trains punctuality results in March, the first month the new rail operator did not meet performance targets.

23/04/2014

Trackwork planned for City Circle and other lines this weekend
Customers are reminded to plan ahead this weekend as Sydney Trains carries out important trackwork on the City Circle, T2 Airport, Inner West and South Line and T3 Bankstown Line.

15/04/2014

St Leonards wins Sydney Trains Station of the Month award
Staff at St Leonards celebrated receiving the award at a ceremony held at the station on Monday (14 April) attended by Sydney Trains Chief Executive Howard Collins and Director Customer Service Liz Ward.

03/04/2014

Minor timetable changes
Transport for NSW will be making some timetable changes to the 06:51 Mortdale to Port Kembla service from Monday 7 April 2014.

17/03/2014

Customer First: Refresh To Breathe New Life Into Town Hall Station
Minister for Transport Gladys Berejiklian today announced a long overdue makeover of Town Hall Station, with customers to see new tiling, fresh paint and other upgrades at one of Sydney’s busiest stations.

13/03/2014

Sydney Trains exceeds performance targets for eighth straight month in February
February performance data shows Sydney Trains exceeded its Peak Punctuality and On Time Running (OTR) targets for the eighth straight month since beginning operations in July 2013.

12/03/2014

$4.7 million access upgrade for Circular Quay Station
Howard Collins, Chief Executive of Sydney Trains announced today that Sydney Trains is preparing to start work on a $4.7 million access upgrade at the busy Circular Quay Station, which will see two new lifts installed.

19/02/2014

Sydney Trains achieves best ever monthly performance
Sydney Trains turned in its best ever monthly performance in January, exceeding its peak Punctuality* performance target by four per cent and its On Time Running (OTR) performance target by 4.6 per cent, with every line exceeding its target.

06/02/2014

Buses replace trains for essential trackwork this weekend
Customers are reminded to plan ahead this weekend as Sydney Trains carries out important maintenance and upgrade work on the City Circle, T2 Inner West & South and T2 Airport Lines.

24/01/2014

Major overhaul for Blacktown Station
Minister for Transport Gladys Berejiklian today announced a major refurbishment of Blacktown Station which will see the station undergo a major refresh and four of the station's ten lifts replaced.

24/01/2014

Sydney Trains exceeds December performance target
Sydney Trains exceeded its Peak Punctuality and On Time Running (OTR) performance target in December for the sixth month in a row since beginning operations in July 2013.

23/01/2014

Sydney Trains Achieves Strong Performance In First Six Months Of Operation
In the first six months of operation since 1 July 2013, Sydney Trains achieved a strong performance, exceeding Peak Punctuality and On Time Running (OTR) targets.

15/01/2014

Olympic Drive Bridge replacement
Sydney Trains replaced the Olympic Drive bridge in Lidcombe between Christmas and New Year. Watch the video highlighting this complex six-day operation.

06/01/2014

Minor changes to timetable
Transport for NSW will be making some timetable changes to the following services from Saturday 11 January 2014.

03/01/2014

Sydney Trains successfully replaces Olympic Drive rail overbridge
Sydney Trains has successfully replaced the ageing Olympic Drive rail overbridge in Lidcombe in a complex six-day operation between Christmas and New Year.