News

23/12/2015

Kogarah cleaner sweeps the Customer Services Awards
A Kogarah Station cleaner has been recognised for working hard to provide train customers with some extra sparkle.

21/12/2015

Essential trackwork over the holiday period
Customers are reminded to plan their travel well in advance over the Christmas and New Year period as Sydney Trains invests up to $11.5 million in essential maintenance and upgrades.

14/12/2015

Sydney Trains punctuality exceeds target in November
Sydney Trains achieved peak-service punctuality of 92.6 per cent in November.

10/12/2015

Tender awarded for Hawkesbury River bridge maintenance
Maintenance work on the Hawkesbury River rail bridge is set to begin in February next year, with the tender for the work awarded by Sydney Trains.

23/11/2015

Sydney Trains punctuality exceeds target in October
Sydney Trains achieved peak-service punctuality of 94 per cent in October, exceeding the 92 per cent target.

18/11/2015

Customer service brilliance at Padstow
A Padstow Station Customer Service Attendant has been recognised for his exceptional customer service.

18/11/2015

Penrith Cleaner Sweeps the Customer Services Awards
A cleaner at Penrith Station has been recognised for working hard to provide train customers with some extra sparkle.

18/11/2015

Homebush awarded station of the month
Homebush Station has been named Sydney Trains Station of the Month for October.

13/11/2015

Hawkesbury River Bridge maintenance
Seven specialist engineering firms have expressed interest in carrying out maintenance on the Hawkesbury River rail bridge, following expert reports showing the bridge is safe to run trains.

10/11/2015

Dogs on patrol sniffing out graffiti vandals
German Shepherds are helping to sniff out graffiti vandals on the Sydney Trains network with arrests made and more than 1200 graffiti cans seized as part of their operations.

23/10/2015

Fewer train trespassers is still too many
The number of people reported trespassing on Sydney Trains tracks has dropped by almost 15 per cent in the past year.

22/10/2015

The best safe arrival of all for Sydney Trains staff
NSW Minister for Transport and Infrastructure has thanked Sydney Trains staff for helping a woman give birth to a baby girl at Auburn Station last month.

21/10/2015

Outstanding Sydney Trains on time running in September
Sydney Trains achieved peak-service punctuality of 96 per cent in September, exceeding the 92 per cent target.

16/10/2015

Defibrillators save lives at train stations
Sydney Trains is urging customers and staff to make use of defibrillators at stations if they notice someone having a heart attack as the Cardiac Arrest Survival Foundation kicks off a month long campaign to raise awareness about defibrillators saving lives.

15/10/2015

South West Rail Link: Soon to head North and East, with more services
Peak services will be doubled on the South West Rail Link by the end of the year, and customers would have direct access to more destinations across Sydney.

13/10/2015

Customer service brilliance at Bankstown Station
A Sydney Trains station duty manager has been recognised for his dedication to his customers and leadership role in mentoring teams from other stations.

13/10/2015

Kirrawee wins station of the month
Kirrawee Station has taken out the title of Sydney Trains Station of the Month for September.

09/10/2015

Wendy Whiteley’s secret garden preserved
Minister for Transport and Infrastructure Andrew Constance and Member for North Shore Jillian Skinner today announced plans for the long-term preservation of Wendy Whiteley’s Secret Garden at Lavender Bay.

02/10/2015

Sydney Trains achieves international procurement standard
Sydney Trains has been recognised for its work to develop outstanding procurement standards.

28/09/2015

Sydney Trains achieves good performance in August
Sydney Trains exceeded its peak punctuality target by more than two per cent in August.

21/09/2015

Sydney Trains celebrates Rail Careers Week 2015
Sydney Trains has marked the second Australia-wide Rail Careers Week with a series of online videos profiling a number of women working across the organisation.

21/09/2015

Covert cameras catching train troublemakers
NSW Minister for Transport and Infrastructure Andrew Constance today unveiled new technology that is detecting troublemakers and graffiti vandals risking their lives on train tracks, within seconds of culprits trespassing on the railway corridor.

31/08/2015

Buses replacing trains on T1 for trackwork this weekend
Customers are reminded to plan their travel this week as Sydney Trains carries out up to $9 million of essential maintenance and upgrade works on the T1 Northern and North Shore lines.

24/08/2015

Buses replacing trains for trackwork this weekend
Customers are encouraged to plan their travel well in advance this week as Sydney Trains carries out up to $4 million of essential maintenance and upgrade works on the City Circle and T2 Airport, Inner West & South lines.

24/08/2015

Show you care this Daffodil Day - Friday 28 August 2015
Train stations are a major source of support for Daffodil Day, with more than 10 per cent of the $3.3 million the Cancer Council hopes to raise in NSW expected to come from generous train customers.

18/08/2015

Sydney Trains achieves best ever monthly performance
Sydney Trains achieved its best ever monthly performance in July, exceeding its Peak Punctuality target on every line and by over four per cent across the network.

17/08/2015

Buses replacing trains for trackwork this weekend
Customers are reminded to plan their travel this weekend as Sydney Trains carries out up to $4 million of essential maintenance and upgrade works.

13/08/2015

Buses replacing trains for trackwork next week
Customers are reminded to plan their travel next week as Sydney Trains carries out up to $2 million of essential maintenance and upgrade works on the T7 Olympic Park Line.

10/08/2015

Buses replacing trains for trackwork this weekend
Customers are reminded to plan their travel this weekend as Sydney Trains carries out up to $4 million of essential maintenance and upgrade works.

10/08/2015

Don’t risk it on the railways: new commuter safety campaign
Minister for Transport and Infrastructure Andrew Constance today launched a new campaign about the dangers of trespassing on train tracks to mark the start of the tenth Rail Safety Week.

27/07/2015

Buses replacing trains for trackwork this weekend
Customers are reminded to plan their travel this weekend as Sydney Trains carries out up to $4 million of essential maintenance and upgrade works.

20/07/2015

Sydney Trains punctuality on track
Sydney Trains Chief Executive Howard Collins today announced that Sydney Trains has achieved peak punctuality of 93.9 per cent for the 2014-15 financial year, beating the 92 per cent target.

20/07/2015

Sydney Trains punctuality increases in June
Sydney Trains’ achieved peak-service punctuality of 93.4 per cent in June, exceeding the 92 per cent target.

20/07/2015

Forty-one years keeping safety on track
A Sydney Trains program manager from Berowra Heights has won a prestigious award for his dedication to improving rail infrastructure and worksite safety throughout his career.

20/07/2015

Rail guru on track for overseas prize
A Sydney Trains project manager from Bexley has won the chance to visit overseas rail operators for his performance managing a major rail bridge renewal.

13/07/2015

More choice, more convenience: An extra 60 Opal top up machines to go live
Minister for Transport and Infrastructure Andrew Constance today announced an extra 60 Opal top up machines will go live at trains stations and wharves in the coming weeks, providing more choice and more convenience for customers.

01/07/2015

New commuter car park to open at Sutherland on Monday
Minister for Transport and Infrastructure Andrew Constance today announced that 388 new spaces will be available for customers at a new multi-storey car park in Sutherland from Monday (6 July).

29/06/2015

Opal takes centre stage at Central
Three new initiatives have been unveiled to public transport customers including a major new customer service centre, improvements to the Transport website and cheaper Opal fares for job seekers.

29/06/2015

Work starts on $16.5 million Allawah bridge upgrade
Sydney Trains has started a $16.5 million upgrade of the rail bridge at Lily Street, Allawah.

25/06/2015

$6.5 million upgrade for Wolli Creek bridge
Sydney Trains is delivering a $6.5 million upgrade for the 100 year old rail bridge over Guess Avenue at Wolli Creek.

17/06/2015

Sydney Trains May punctuality figures
More than half of Sydney Trains services have reached peak-service punctuality benchmarks in May, Sydney Trains Chief Executive, Howard Collins, said today.

15/06/2015

Be Happy, Travel Safe
The "Be Happy, Travel Safe" campaign, designed to prevent accidental slips, trips and falls in and around Sydney trains will see the Minions bringing their trademark fun and handy safety tips to customers.

15/05/2015

Wild weather takes toll on April train punctuality
Severe storms and around 200 weather-related incidents impacted on the punctuality of Sydney Trains’ services in April, Sydney Trains Chief Executive, Howard Collins, said today.

16/04/2015

Sydney Trains extends punctuality record in February and March
Sydney Trains has continued to exceed punctuality targets, recording the 12th straight month of positive results, dating back to April 2014.

24/03/2015

Town Hall and Central Station Refresh
Town Hall and Central stations are currently undergoing a refresh with new tiling and glazing, fresh paint and other upgrades taking place around the concourse.

16/03/2015

Sydney Trains meets performance targets
Sydney Trains begun 2015 with peak services operating 95 per cent on time during January, continuing the improved punctuality of services since the introduction of the new rail operator in 2013.