Wauchope railway station

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Wauchope
Location Randall Street, Wauchope
Coordinates 31°27′21″S152°44′11″E / 31.4559°S 152.7365°E / -31.4559; 152.7365 Coordinates: 31°27′21″S152°44′11″E / 31.4559°S 152.7365°E / -31.4559; 152.7365
Owned by RailCorp
Operated by NSW TrainLink
Line(s) North Coast
Distance 455.00 kilometres from Central
Platforms 1
Construction
Structure type Ground
Disabled access Yes
Other information
Station code WAU
History
Opened 12 April 1915
Services
Preceding station  NSW TrainLink  Following station
towards  Grafton, Casino or Brisbane
NSW TrainLink North Coast
towards  Sydney

Wauchope railway station is located on the North Coast line, in New South Wales, Australia. It serves the town of Wauchope, opening on 12 April 1915 when the line was extended from Taree. [1] It was the terminus of the line until it was extended to Kempsey on 3 December 1917. The present station building was erected in 1990. [2]

North Coast railway line, New South Wales railway line in New South Wales, Australia

The North Coast Line is the primary rail route in the Mid North Coast and Northern Rivers regions of New South Wales, Australia, and forms a major part of the Sydney–Brisbane rail corridor.

New South Wales State of Australia

New South Wales is a state on the east coast of Australia. It borders Queensland to the north, Victoria to the south, and South Australia to the west. Its coast borders the Tasman Sea to the east. The Australian Capital Territory is an enclave within the state. New South Wales' state capital is Sydney, which is also Australia's most populous city. In September 2018, the population of New South Wales was over 8 million, making it Australia's most populous state. Just under two-thirds of the state's population, 5.1 million, live in the Greater Sydney area. Inhabitants of New South Wales are referred to as New South Welshmen.

Wauchope, New South Wales Town in New South Wales, Australia

Wauchope is a town in the Mid North Coast region of New South Wales, Australia. It is within the boundaries of the Port Macquarie-Hastings Council area. Wauchope is inland on the Hastings River and the Oxley Highway 19 km (12 mi) west of Port Macquarie. The town is 406 km (252 mi) north of the state capital Sydney.

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Platforms & services

Wauchope has one platform with a passing loop. Each day northbound XPT services operate to Grafton, Casino and Brisbane, with three southbound services operating to Sydney. It is also served by a daily coach service to Port Macquarie. [3]

New South Wales XPT

The New South Wales XPT is the main long-distance passenger train operated by NSW TrainLink on regional railway services in New South Wales, Australia from Sydney to Dubbo, Grafton and Casino as well as interstate destinations, Brisbane, and Melbourne. The XPT is based on the British Rail designed High Speed Train and entered service in April 1982.

Grafton railway station is located on the North Coast line in New South Wales, Australia. It serves the city of Grafton, opening on 12 October 1915 as South Grafton when the line opened from Glenreagh. It was renamed Grafton City on 1 October 1976 when the original Grafton station north of the Clarence River closed. Since 2005 it has again been known as Grafton Station.

Casino railway station

Casino railway station is a heritage-listed railway station on the North Coast line in New South Wales, Australia. Opening on 22 September 1930, it serves the town of Casino in the Richmond Valley Shire. It was added to the New South Wales State Heritage Register on 2 April 1999.

PlatformLineStopping patternNotes
1services to Sydney Central, Casino & Brisbane

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References

  1. Wauchope Station NSWrail.net
  2. Wauchope Railway Precinct NSW Environment & Heritage
  3. "North Coast timetable" (PDF). NSW Trainlink. 26 November 2017.