|Location||The Esplanade, Thornleigh|
|Operated by||Sydney Trains|
|Distance||29.43 kilometres from Central|
|Platforms||3 (1 island, 1 side)|
|Website||Transport for NSW|
|Opened||17 September 1886|
|Passengers (2013)||2,120 (daily) (Sydney Trains, NSW TrainLink)|
Thornleigh railway station is located on the Main Northern line, serving the Sydney suburb of Thornleigh. It is served by Sydney Trains T1 Northern Line services.
Sydney is the state capital of New South Wales and the most populous city in Australia and Oceania. Located on Australia's east coast, the metropolis surrounds Port Jackson and extends about 70 km (43.5 mi) on its periphery towards the Blue Mountains to the west, Hawkesbury to the north, the Royal National Park to the south and Macarthur to the south-west. Sydney is made up of 658 suburbs, 40 local government areas and 15 contiguous regions. Residents of the city are known as "Sydneysiders". As of June 2017, Sydney's estimated metropolitan population was 5,230,330 and is home to approximately 65% of the state's population.
Sydney Trains is the suburban passenger rail network serving the city of Sydney, New South Wales, Australia. The network is a hybrid suburban-commuter rail system with a central underground core that covers over 815 km (506 mi) of track and 178 stations over nine lines. It has metro-equivalent train frequencies of every three minutes or better in the underground core, 5–10 minutes at most major stations all day and 15 minutes at most minor stations all day. During weekend services trains are less frequent with headways of upwards of a half-hour on outer stations with frequencies of less than 10 minutes in the underground core.
Thornleigh station opened on 17 September 1886.Platform 1 is located on a loop and does not have any booked passenger workings, while south of the station, the line has a loop on each side as far as Pennant Hills.
Pennant Hills railway station is located on the Main Northern line, serving the Sydney suburb of Pennant Hills. It is served by Sydney Trains T1 Northern Line services.
To the north of the station, a line previously branched off to a quarry.
The local control panel was closed on 12 November 2006, with control transferred to Strathfield Signal Box. Control of Thornleigh was again transferred to the new Homebush Signal Box in October 2008.
As of 2015, to access the train and bus services, passengers must have a valid Opal card.
Opal is a contactless fare collection system for public transport services in the greater Sydney area of New South Wales, Australia. Operation of the Opal system is managed by the New South Wales Government's transport authority, Transport for NSW. First launched in late 2012, Opal is valid on Transport for NSW's bus, rail, light rail and ferry services that operate in Sydney and the neighbouring Central Coast, Hunter Region, Blue Mountains and Illawarra areas. It is also accepted on train services in the Southern Highlands. Opal equipment was designed from the start to support a variety of cards, but launched with the captive Opal cards.
Train services running through to the Sydney city through a long tunnel via Macquarie University and Chatswood ceased on September 30, 2018. The track closure was due to the planned introduction of the Metro North West Line line which opened 26 May 2019.Replacement buses, known as Station Link buses were offered from Epping and during peak hours from Beecroft station to access the stations between Epping and Chatswood, via Maquarie University.
Macquarie University railway station is located on the Sydney Metro Northwest line, serving the Sydney suburb of Macquarie Park including the nearby Macquarie University and Macquarie Centre. It was formerly part of Sydney Trains' T1 Northern Line and then from 26 May 2019, Metro North West Line services. It is the only train station in Australia which bears the name of a university.
Chatswood railway station is located on the North Shore line, serving the Sydney suburb of Chatswood. It is served by Sydney Trains T1 North Shore & Northern line services and from 26 May 2019, Metro North West Line services.
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|1||no booked passenger services|
|2||Services to Gordon via Strathfield & North Sydney|
|3||services to Hornsby|
Hillsbus operates one route via Thornleigh station:
Transdev NSW operates two routes via Thornleigh station:
Thornleigh station is served by one NightRide route:
Thornleigh station has a multi-level car park that has disabled parking access, adjacent from platform 3 giving disabled access to that platform. Upgrades to the station are currently under planning for all platforms (1 & 2 included) to be accessible via elevator.Other amenities are under planning for upgrade such as family accessible restrooms and pathways, as well as replacing the tiling and repainting.
Thornleigh station has restrooms located between platforms 1 & 2.
There are two vendors where you can add more value to an opal card. One between platform 1 and 2: an opal card machine where existing opal cards can be “topped up” using cash or card, or to purchase temporary “single trip” cards, there is another place at Thornleigh station to top up an opal card, that is on platform 3, facing the esplanade, with a small newsagent. Many items are available for purchase, such as newspapers, drinks and snacks.
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