Are trains running from Lithgow to Sydney?
Yes, there is a direct train departing from Lithgow Station station and arriving at Central Station station. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2h 50m.
Are trains running to Lithgow?
Trains are still not running between Penrith and Lithgow because of landslips at Zig Zag, Katoomba and Emu Plains. There are limited buses operating in both directions but they may not run to the normal train timetable and trips may involve multiple changes. Transport for NSW advises avoiding any non-essential travel.
Where does the Bathurst Bullet stop?
The train departs Bathurst at 5.49am and stops at Lithgow, Mount Victoria, Katoomba, Springwood, Penrith, Parramatta before arriving at Central at 9.27am.
What platform is Blue Mountains line at Central?
Central Station, Platform 21.
Is the Blue Mountains train line open?
The Blue Mountains train line has partially reopened in New South Wales, after being damaged in the recent floods but those from further west of Springwood will have to wait almost three weeks until the line is fully repaired. More on: Floods. Industry.
How often do trains run from Sydney to Newcastle?
Is there a direct train between Sydney and Newcastle? Yes, there is a direct train departing from Central Station station and arriving at Newcastle Interchange. Services depart every 30 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2h 55m.
Are trains running through Blue Mountains?
NSW TrainLink Intercity trains travel from and to Sydney at least every hour, and take around two hours to reach the top of the Blue Mountains, with stops at Parramatta, Westmead, Penrith and Springwood. There are express services with limited stops, including Katoomba.
Do you have to book on the Bathurst Bullet?
Train from Bathurst Station to Central Station Tickets for regional train and bus services need to be booked before travel (Opal cards are not accepted).
Does Bathurst have Opal?
TRAVELLING between Bathurst and Sydney is now easier for customers with the roll out of Opal technology at the Bathurst Railway Station. Bathurst rail customers can now take advantage of a recent addition to the station – an Opal top up machine.
How do you get around the Blue Mountains without a car?
The best way to get around the Blue Mountains without a car is the Blue Mountains Explorer bus (tel. 1300/300 915 in Australia or 02/4782 1866; www.explorerbus.com.au). You can buy a combined train/bus pass.
How do you get around Katoomba?
Getting here is simple. The M4 Motorway, becomes the Great Western Highway and leads straight to the Blue Mountains. Parking is available for free in the Railway Station Car Park in Goldsmith Place, Katoomba. Then simply walk through the Railway Subway and up the steps on the other side.
Can you catch a train from Sydney to Newcastle?
What is the Blue Mountains Line?
The Blue Mountains Line is an intercity rail service operated by NSW TrainLink serving the Blue Mountains region of New South Wales, Australia. The line travels west from Sydney to the major town of Katoomba and on to Lithgow on the western foothills of the mountains.
How do I reach the Blue Mountains from Central Station?
Central Station has suburban and interurban areas. Blue Mountains trains usually leave from the interurban area. Trains to the mountains leave from Central Station, usually from platforms 5-12 which are in the main hall. The journey takes just under two hours and most of it is not that scenic so pack a book or have a little snooze.
Why visit the Scenic Railway in Blue Mountains?
In the heart of the Blue Mountains, the Scenic Railway offers visitors the chance to explore the swathes of velvet scenery all around them from a different perspective. With incredible views above the tree canopies.
How many carriages are on the Blue Mountains Line?
All Blue Mountains line services start and terminate from the intercity platforms (4-15) of Central (Sydney Terminal) station. Some off-peak electric interurban services on the line only consist of four carriages, with peak hour services usually consisting of eight carriages.