News

08/12/2016

St James Station celebrates 90 years of service
This weekend St James Station and the city underground will celebrate 90 years since its official opening with a number of heritage events, including F1 vintage electric train shuttles and a heritage display at St James Station.

01/12/2016

Rail Revolution: ‘More trains, more services’ to bust congestion
Sydney’s overcrowded rail network will get a major boost to services to cope with rapidly increasing demand, with a $1.5 billion capital investment to provide an urgent uplift in customer service.

16/11/2016

Sydney Trains’ electrifying October peak punctuality best on record
Sydney Trains recorded its best ever peak punctuality result on record this October with every train line easily exceeding its peak punctuality target of 92 per cent.

21/10/2016

All lines beat Sydney Trains punctuality target in September
Every Sydney Trains line exceeded its peak punctuality target in September, with more than 95 per cent of peak trains on time across the entire Sydney Trains network in September.

22/09/2016

Timetable changes to cut journey times and boost capacity
Minister for Transport and Infrastructure Andrew Constance has today announced timetable improvements for parts of the rail network to boost capacity and cut travel times for some longer distance customers.

20/09/2016

Wynyard walk opened to pedestrians
Sydney’s newest pedestrian tunnel has opened to the public – boosting convenience and safety for pedestrians in the heart of the CBD.

15/09/2016

Revitalising Central Station
The states busiest commuter hub could soon be rejuvenated putting it on par with some of the grand stations of the world.

08/09/2016

Better access arrives at Oatley Station
Minister for Transport and Infrastructure Andrew Constance today joined Member for Oatley Mark Coure to mark the completion of the first stage of works to improve access at Oatley Station.

17/08/2016

Don’t run the risk on the railways
Minister for Transport and Infrastructure Andrew Constance has reminded customers of the dangers around railway tracks, with new vision showing near misses of trespassers in rail corridors and slips and falls on station platforms.

22/07/2016

Sydney Trains exceeds target and builds a solid platform for the future
Sydney Trains has achieved peak punctuality of 94.2 per cent for the 2015-16 financial year, beating the 92 per cent target and improving on the 2014-15 result of 93.9 per cent.

20/07/2016

Shop til' your stop: rail mail starts delivering to Parramatta Station
Minister for Transport and Infrastructure Andrew Constance today announced that customers at Parramatta Station can now pick up Australia Post parcels from specially designed lockers at the station.

12/07/2016

Central wins station of the month
Howard Collins, Chief Executive of Sydney Trains, has congratulated the customer service team at Central Station for winning the Sydney Trains Station of the Month award for June.

05/07/2016

NAIDOC week celebrations at Central
NAIDOC week is an opportunity for all Australians to come together to celebrate the history, culture and achievements of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

26/06/2016

Sydney Trains punctuality exceeds target in May
Sydney Trains achieved peak service punctuality of 94.9 per cent in May.

08/06/2016

All aboard for historic harbour bridge crossing
Sydney Trains and Transport Heritage NSW are joining forces to relive the days of ‘red rattler’ trains, with a restored vintage train today making an historic Sydney Harbour Bridge crossing accompanied by a fleet of heritage buses.

30/05/2016

More than 97 per cent of trains on time on major lines in April
More than 97 per cent of peak trains were on time on four of Sydney’s major train lines in April, including the T4 Eastern Suburbs Line at over 99 per cent peak punctuality.

27/04/2016

More than 95 per cent of trains on time on major lines in March
Three major train lines in Sydney achieved more than 95 per cent peak punctuality in March, while trains across the network achieved 93.8 per cent peak punctuality, beating the 92 per cent target.

06/04/2016

Springwoods bushland reflected in new mural
New artwork on a retaining wall near Springwood Station has brought colour back to Macquarie Road.

29/03/2016

Over 97 per cent on-time running for major Sydney train lines
More than 97 per cent of peak trains were on time on two of Sydney’s major train lines in February.

23/03/2016

Customer satisfaction hits new highs
Minister for Transport and Infrastructure Andrew Constance has today released the latest Customer Satisfaction Index which shows improvements across all modes of transport.

21/03/2016

Town Hall Station upgrade
Town Hall Station is currently undergoing an upgrade with new floor tiling, ceiling and ventilation improvement works taking place around the concourse area.

11/03/2016

Sharks integrated game day ticketing
NRL fans travelling to Shark Park by train will now have the cost of train travel included in your match ticket* throughout the 2016 season.

8/03/2016

Female maintenance apprentices conquer stereotypes
Sydney Trains Chief Executive Howard Collins today announced Sydney Trains has recruited a record number of female maintenance apprentices, with five women starting their career in this traditionally male dominated field.

2/03/2016

New nerve centre to reduce train commuter delays
Minister for Transport and Infrastructure Andrew Constance today announced a new rail nerve centre will be built aimed at reducing train delays and provide faster information to customers.

19/02/2016

Safety and security improvements at Punchbowl Station
Sydney Trains Director of Customer Service Susannah Le Bron today announced security and safety improvements have been completed at Punchbowl Station.

12/02/2016

Major storms and rain affect train punctuality in January
The wettest January since 1988 saw almost half of Sydney Trains’ peak-services encountering severe weather-related incidents.

10/02/2016

Shop ‘till your stop: new trial to ‘click & collect’ your groceries at train stations
Minister for Transport and Infrastructure Andrew Constance today announced an Australian first for train customers – a grocery collection trial to save people time after their commute home.

27/01/2016

Hawkesbury River bridge maintenance on track
Maintenance work on the Hawkesbury River rail bridge has started on schedule and is set to be complete by the end of April.

24/01/2016

Sydney Trains on time in 2015
Sydney Trains delivered a strong on-time running result for customers in December, with peak punctuality of 94.2 per cent.

20/01/2016

Circular Quay’s sensational 60th
Circular Quay Station today celebrated its 60th anniversary with a historical poster display, an online photo gallery and a new Instagram account detailing the iconic station’s development.

19/01/2016

Spare time on the commute home? Take a sneak preview of the new Wynyard Station
Minister for Transport and Infrastructure Andrew Constance today invited customers to take a trip to the new Wynyard Station, thanks to an innovative app that offers an inside view of the yet to be completed station upgrade.

19/01/2016

Spike in buffer riding prompts warning
The number of people risking their lives by illegally riding on the back of trains has increased by 80% in the past year.

13/01/2016

Mind your children, mind the gap: Sydney Trains safety warning
Parents and carers are being reminded to be vigilant when their children are travelling on the transport system following an increase in reported injuries.

12/01/2016

A reminder to plan ahead and be heat smart when travelling
With temperatures expected to reach 40 degrees in some parts of the State over the next few days, Transport for NSW is reminding public transport customers and motorists to stay heat smart and carry a bottle of water when travelling.