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Port Kembla North railway station

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Owned by  RailCorp
Train operators  NSW TrainLink
Opened  9 March 1936
Platforms in use  1 (197 metres)
Distance  88.771 km from Central
Structure type  At-grade
Owner  RailCorp
Port Kembla North railway station
Location  Flinders Street, Port Kembla New South Wales Australia
Line(s)  South Coast (Port Kembla branch)
Address  Port Kembla NSW 2505, Australia
Similar  Lysaghts railway station, Shellharbour Junction railway st, Gerringong railway station, Berry railway station, Cringila railway station

Port Kembla North is a single-platform intercity train station located in Port Kembla, Australia, on the South Coast railway line's Port Kembla branch. The station serves NSW TrainLink trains travelling south to Port Kembla Station and north to Wollongong and Sydney. The station was one of 23 on the metropolitan rail network to record an average of fewer than one passenger per day in 2014.

The wharves, mills and factories that today characterise Port Kembla began to develop in the early part of the 20th century. The railway from the main South Coast line to the new port was completed in July 1916, but the only station, Mount Drummond, was at the northern end. A single-platform station near the Outer Harbour, called Port Kembla, opened in January 1920. A second station for the suburb, called Port Kembla North, opened in March 1936, at the southern boundary of the vast Australian Iron & Steel site – the year after the enterprise was acquired by BHP.

The station has no platform building – save for a small waiting shed and services hut – and is not staffed. Electric multiple unit trains began to service the station from February 1986 and electronic ticketing facilities were activated in 2014.

References

Port Kembla North railway station Wikipedia


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