Thornlie railway station

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Thornlie
Transperth Thornlie Train Station.jpg
Station front in August 2005
LocationSpencer Road, Thornlie
Australia
Coordinates 32°02′50″S115°57′09″E / 32.047124°S 115.952507°E / -32.047124; 115.952507 Coordinates: 32°02′50″S115°57′09″E / 32.047124°S 115.952507°E / -32.047124; 115.952507
Owned by Public Transport Authority
Operated by Transperth
Line(s)      Thornlie
Distance17.0 kilometres from Perth
Platforms2 side
Tracks2
Bus routes9
Bus stands5
Construction
Structure typeGround
Disabled accessYes
Other information
Station codeATE
99103 (platform 1)
99104 (platform 2)
Fare zone 2
History
Opened7 August 2005
ElectrifiedYes
Services
Preceding station  Transperth Trains network  Following station
towards  Perth
Thornlie Line Terminus
 Proposed extenstion 
towards  Perth
Thornlie Line
towards  Thornlie

Thornlie railway station is a railway station on the Transperth network. It is the terminus of the Thornlie spur of the Armadale line, seventeen kilometres from Perth station serving the suburb of Thornlie.

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Thornlie, Western Australia Suburb of Perth, Western Australia

Thornlie is a large outer suburb of Perth, located 18 kilometres south-east of the city's central business district. It is part of the City of Gosnells local government area. The Canning River runs through the northern side of the suburb. Since the 1950s the suburb has developed in approximately five stages; north-east Thornlie (1950s-60s), south Thornlie (1970s-80s), Crestwood (1970s), Castle Glen (1980s) and Forest Lakes.

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History

In December 1999, legislation was tabled by the Government of Western Australia to build the Southern Suburbs Railway from a junction with the Armadale line east of Beckenham station passing beneath the Albany Highway, Roe Highway and Kwinana freight line via the Kewdale Tunnel, then paralleling the freight line south to Jandakot before continuing via the median strip of the Kwinana Freeway.

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The Government of Western Australia, formally referred to as Her Majesty's Government of Western Australia, is the Australian state democratic administrative authority of Western Australia. It is also commonly referred to as the WA Government or the Western Australian Government. The Government of Western Australia, a parliamentary constitutional monarchy, was formed in 1890 as prescribed in its Constitution, as amended from time to time. Since the Federation of Australia in 1901, Western Australia has been a state of the Commonwealth of Australia, and the Constitution of Australia regulates its relationship with the Commonwealth. Under the Australian Constitution, Western Australia ceded legislative and judicial supremacy to the Commonwealth, but retained powers in all matters not in conflict with the Commonwealth.

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However, in 2002, the Southern Suburbs Railway (Mandurah line) was altered to operate via a more direct route to Perth. [1] By this stage the first part of the Kenwick Tunnel had been built. [2]

To justify the completion of Kenwick Tunnel and other infrastructure, the route was converted into a short spur line to Thornlie. [3] [4]

Provision was made for the line to be extended south to join the Mandurah line at Cockburn Central. The spur and Thornlie station opened on 7 August 2005. [5] [6]

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Services

Thornlie station is served by Transperth Thornlie line services. [7]

Platforms

[2603] Thornlie station platforms
StopPlatformLineStopping patternDestinationNotes
991031 Thornlie T Perth Only used when there are delays or on special occasions
991042 Thornlie T Perth
View of platform 1 and 2 in December 2018 Thornlie railway station (inside).jpg
View of platform 1 and 2 in December 2018

Bus routes

StopRouteDestination / descriptionNotes
[22739] Stand 1206to Cannington station via Spencer Road & Langford Avenue [8]
[22740] Stand 2930to Elizabeth Quay Bus Station via Westfield Carousel, Albany Highway & St Georges Terrace
908Rail replacement service to Perth station
[22741] Stand 3206to Murdoch University via Fraser Road North, Livingston & Murdoch station [8]
207to Murdoch University via Nicholson Road, Livingston & Murdoch station [9]
223to Thornlie via Towncentre Drive [10]
[22742] Stand 4210to Gosnells station via Fremantle Road [11]
211to Gosnells station via Dorothy Street [12]
212to Southern River via Forest Lakes Drive, Huntingdale Road, Harpenden Street, Garden Street & Warton Road [13]
[22743] Stand 5228to Gosnells station via Thornlie Avenue, Maddington station & Westfield Street [14]
517to Murdoch station via Spencer Road, Balfour Street & Furley Road [15]

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References

  1. Railway (Jandakot to Perth) Bill 2002 Parliament of Western Australia
  2. Inspection today of $30.3 million Kenwick Joint Project construction site Premier of Western Australia 13 September 1999
  3. Go-ahead for completion of Kenwick Rail Tunnel Minister for Planning & Infrastructure 14 May 2003
  4. Preferred tenderer announce for Thornlie station Minister for Planning & Infrastructure 12 February 2004
  5. Transport Western Australian Government Gazette 5 August 2005 page 3609
  6. Thornlie line and station opening a major milestone for public transport network Minister for Planning & Infrastructure 7 August 2005
  7. Armadale/Thornlie Line Timetable Transperth 31 January 2016
  8. 1 2 "Route 206". Bus Timetable 18 (PDF). Transperth. n.d. [effective from 21 July 2019].
  9. "Route 207". Bus Timetable 18 (PDF). Transperth. n.d. [effective from 21 July 2019].
  10. "Route 223". Bus Timetable 18 (PDF). Transperth. n.d. [effective from 21 July 2019].
  11. "Route 210". Bus Timetable 11 (PDF). Transperth. n.d. [effective from 19 May 2019].
  12. "Route 211". Bus Timetable 11 (PDF). Transperth. n.d. [effective from 19 May 2019].
  13. "Route 212". Bus Timetable 4 (PDF). Transperth. n.d. [effective from 3 February 2019].
  14. "Route 228". Bus Timetable 5 (PDF). Transperth. n.d. [effective from 19 May 2019].
  15. "Route 517". Bus Timetable 17 (PDF). Transperth. n.d. [effective from 21 July 2019].


Thornlie
Zone 2

Preceding station  Transperth Trains network  Following station
Zone 2
towards  Perth
Thornlie Line
T
Terminus