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District (Sydney) Hills District . The line utilises the Epping to Chatswood Line and parts of the Main Northern Line (Main North railway line, New South Wales), North Shore Line (North Shore railway line) and Main Suburban Line (Main Suburban railway line). It is denoted as red on CityRail network maps and other publicity. Cityrail initially promised the Northern Line would be fully air-conditioned in the October 2009 timetable changes because the older non-air-conditioned trains were too

accessible from southern (Southern Sydney) and eastern suburbs (Eastern Suburbs (Sydney)) of Sydney. '''Burwood''' is a major station on the main suburban line (Main Suburban railway line) in the suburb of Burwood (Burwood, New South Wales) in Sydney. The station is located on Burwood Road, close to major shops and schools, and consists of platforms on all six of the tracks through the station. The concourse is situated below the platforms with access to Burwood Road. Burwood


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a well-known tourist destination early in the 20th century; its picturesqueness and the exquisite scenery of what is now Morton National Park, combined with being a stop on the CityRail railway line, made it a pleasant and convenient holiday area for city dwellers who could not afford the more expensive accommodation at the popular Blue Mountains (Blue Mountains (Australia)) resort area. By the 1950s, however, changes in lifestyle, particularly the affordability of the motor car, gave


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Authority was part way through taking delivery of 450 Tangara (CityRail T set) carriages. These would see the last single deck suburban sets withdrawn in 1992 and the last U set (CityRail U set) interurban sets in 1996. "U-Boats...A Tribute" ''Railway Digest'' November 1996 page 43 "The Demise of the U Sets" ''Railway Digest'' March 1997 page 38 In February 1994 the first of 15 two-carriage New South Wales Endeavour railcar Endeavour

;ref About Airport Link Company Airport Link In July 2002 the first of 141 M set (Sydney Trains M set) carriages entered service. Performance Audit - The Millennium Train Project Audit Office of New South Wales June 2003 In November 2006 the first of seven two-carriage New South Wales Hunter railcar

Hunter railcars entered service. In February 2009


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Inner West , Olympic Park (Olympic Park railway line) and South (South railway line, Sydney) style "background:blue; color:white;" Blue - 3 Hornsby (Hornsby Maintenance Depot) North Shore (North Shore railway line), Northern (Northern railway line, Sydney), Western (Western railway line, Sydney), Central Coast (Newcastle and Central Coast railway line) and Blue Mountains (Blue Mountains railway line) style "background:black; color:white;" Black

All V sets (NSW TrainLink V set) which operated on the Newcastle (Newcastle and Central Coast railway line) and Blue Mountains (Blue Mountains railway line) lines, were serviced at Flemington Depot. All M (Sydney Trains M set) and H sets (RailCorp H set), which had a green target plate, were serviced at Eveleigh Maintenance Centre (Eveleigh Railway Workshops). Ticketing For most of the brand's life CityRail's ticketing system was the Automated fare collection system (Sydney

"wikitable" - !colspan "2" Line colour and name !Between - 120px (File:CityRailinteryellow.png) Blue Mountains line (Blue Mountains railway line) Central and Lithgow (Lithgow railway station) - 120px (File:CityRailinterred.png) Newcastle line (Newcastle and Central Coast railway line) Central and Newcastle (Newcastle railway station, New South Wales) - 120px (File:CityRailinterblue.png) South Coast railway line, New


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tracks and two island platforms. Each island platform serves trains of the same direction. Immediately east of Westmead, the 'Up (Railways in Sydney#Terminology) Main' track passes under the 'Up and Down (Railways in Sydney#Terminology) West Suburban' tracks, so that east of Westmead, tracks are arranged 'Up Down Up Down' and west of Westmead they are arranged 'Up Up Down Down'. Also east of Westmead, points (Railroad switch) allow trains to cross between 'Main' (fast) and 'Suburban


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'''North Warnervale''' is a proposed all stops station on the Newcastle and Central Coast (Newcastle and Central Coast railway line, New South Wales) intercity line of the CityRail network in New South Wales, Australia. It will serve the new town centre of Northern Warnervale (Warnervale, New South Wales) (Woongarrah (Woongarrah, New South Wales)). The plans were put forward to council in March 2006 but no construction has begun as yet. The notable information from the above nominated pages are in the CityRail article, thus all pages are redundant. So '''Delete All''' --Arnzy (User:Arnzy) (Talk (User talk:Arnzy)) 02:00, 25 April 2006 (UTC) *'''Delete''' as per nom. redundant duplication.Bridesmill (User:Bridesmill) 02:57, 25 April 2006 (UTC) *'''Comment''' - With great respect to everyone, I wish Americans and Canadians would keep out of debates like this. I don't think you guys know much about CityRail (if you do I am very sorry), but I wouldn't just jump on US and Canadian votes and randomly vote for their deletion for reasons that I may not know anything about. Anyway, the train types which the Sectors determine are listed on CityRail's webpage and the sectors are not obscure as people have suggested. However, I will agree that the five articles don't warrant their own page each - one page will suffice when the CityRail article is improved and that information doesn't need to be on the front page. I have merged all the information in the articles onto the front page so you are now welcome to delete them. ::That's a '''Delete all''' from me. (JROBBO (User:JROBBO) 13:17, 25 April 2006 (UTC)) Design origins The VLocity is an evolution Rail Technical Society of Australasia, South Australian Branch, July 2007 Newsletter, page 6, http: rtsa.com.au assets 2008 03 rtsa-sa-nl-jul-2007.pdf, accessed 8th February 2011 of the Xplorer (CountryLink Xplorer) Endeavour (CityRail Endeavour railcar) railcars built by ABB Transportation (now Bombardier Transportation) for CountryLink and CityRail, respectively, in New South Wales, themselves being derivatives of Transwa Australind railcars. National Express Group specified the NSW design as part of its bid to operate V Line under the public transport privatisation scheme of the Kennett (Jeff Kennett) government in the late 1990s. The train was originally known as a '''V Locity''' (with the slash character). * GG20B (Railpower GG20B) ''Green Goat'' hybrid shunting locomotive with Railpower Technologies. * CityRail Tangara (CityRail T and G sets) EMU * CityRail Hunter Railcar (CityRail Hunter railcar) DMU * CityRail Tangara (CityRail T and G sets) EMU * CityRail Hunter Railcar (CityRail Hunter railcar) DMU


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before crossing the Georges River to Como (Como, New South Wales) in the Sutherland Shire. The 955 bus route operates a service from Oatley West, through Oatley to Hurstville. Railway Carlingford railway station is the terminus of the Carlingford Line (Carlingford railway line) on the CityRail network. The Carlingford Line, which opened on 20 April 1896 as a private railway, then as a public line on 1 August 1901, Bozier, Rolfe, ''


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manner, all trains from the Western Line (Western railway line, Sydney) or Northern line (Northern railway line, Sydney) became North Shore line (North Shore railway line) trains once they reach Central. As well as the Intercity services mentioned above, local services also ran in the Newcastle (Newcastle, New South Wales) local area during off-peak times, as part of the Newcastle and Central Coast Line (Newcastle and Central Coast railway line). Local services also ran on the South


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locations show.php?name NSW:Carlingford "New South Wales Railways: Carlingford Railway Station" ''. Accessed 4 July 2007. is a mostly single-track line. There is currently only one service in the early morning which connects to the city directly, at other times a train-change at Clyde (Clyde, New South Wales), is necessary to reach other stations, and consequently the service has a low patronage, though it is quite popular during peak hours. As part of the CityRail Clearways Project, a passing loop was promised to the Carlingford Line with two services per hour all day to become effective in 2010. This was however scrapped in the 2008 mini-budget. The '''Eastern Suburbs & Illawarra railway line''' (also known as the '''Eastern Suburbs & Illawarra Line''') is a commuter railway (Rail transport in Australia) line in the eastern (Eastern Suburbs (Sydney)) and southern suburbs (Southern Sydney) of Sydney, Australia, which is a part of Sydney's CityRail network. Along with the South Coast Line (South Coast railway line, New South Wales), an intercity line that uses the Illawarra Line tracks out of Sydney, the line was constructed in the 1880s to Wollongong (Wollongong, New South Wales) to take advantage of agricultural and mining potentials in the Illawarra area. In 1926, it became the first railway in New South Wales to run electric train services (Electric Multiple Unit). Casula railway station is on the South railway line (South railway line, Sydney) of the CityRail network, but not all trains stop there. Relatively frequent bus services link Casula to the major commercial and retail centre of Liverpool (Liverpool, New South Wales) and Liverpool railway station. Transport Epping Station (Epping railway station, Sydney) is on Northern railway line (Northern railway line, Sydney) of Sydney's CityRail network. Epping is also a junction for the Epping to Chatswood line (Epping to Chatswood Line, Sydney), which became fully operational in early 2009. The second stage of this project which was intended to run west from Epping to Parramatta (Parramatta, New South Wales) has been put on indefinite hold. '''Wynyard''' is a major underground CityRail station in the central business district of Sydney, Australia, 2.05 km from Central (Central railway station, Sydney). Wynyard averages 108,000 passenger movements per day Monday to Friday. '''North Warnervale''' is a proposed all stops station on the Newcastle and Central Coast (Newcastle and Central Coast railway line, New South Wales) intercity line of the CityRail network in New South Wales, Australia. It will serve the new town centre of Northern Warnervale (Warnervale, New South Wales) (Woongarrah (Woongarrah, New South Wales)). The plans were put forward to council in March 2006 but no construction has begun as yet. The notable information from the above nominated pages are in the CityRail article, thus all pages are redundant. So '''Delete All''' --Arnzy (User:Arnzy) (Talk (User talk:Arnzy)) 02:00, 25 April 2006 (UTC) *'''Delete''' as per nom. redundant duplication.Bridesmill (User:Bridesmill) 02:57, 25 April 2006 (UTC) *'''Comment''' - With great respect to everyone, I wish Americans and Canadians would keep out of debates like this. I don't think you guys know much about CityRail (if you do I am very sorry), but I wouldn't just jump on US and Canadian votes and randomly vote for their deletion for reasons that I may not know anything about. Anyway, the train types which the Sectors determine are listed on CityRail's webpage and the sectors are not obscure as people have suggested. However, I will agree that the five articles don't warrant their own page each - one page will suffice when the CityRail article is improved and that information doesn't need to be on the front page. I have merged all the information in the articles onto the front page so you are now welcome to delete them. ::That's a '''Delete all''' from me. (JROBBO (User:JROBBO) 13:17, 25 April 2006 (UTC)) Design origins The VLocity is an evolution Rail Technical Society of Australasia, South Australian Branch, July 2007 Newsletter, page 6, http: rtsa.com.au assets 2008 03 rtsa-sa-nl-jul-2007.pdf, accessed 8th February 2011 of the Xplorer (CountryLink Xplorer) Endeavour (CityRail Endeavour railcar) railcars built by ABB Transportation (now Bombardier Transportation) for CountryLink and CityRail, respectively, in New South Wales, themselves being derivatives of Transwa Australind railcars. National Express Group specified the NSW design as part of its bid to operate V Line under the public transport privatisation scheme of the Kennett (Jeff Kennett) government in the late 1990s. The train was originally known as a '''V Locity''' (with the slash character). * GG20B (Railpower GG20B) ''Green Goat'' hybrid shunting locomotive with Railpower Technologies. * CityRail Tangara (CityRail T and G sets) EMU * CityRail Hunter Railcar (CityRail Hunter railcar) DMU * CityRail Tangara (CityRail T and G sets) EMU * CityRail Hunter Railcar (CityRail Hunter railcar) DMU


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, Central (Central railway station, Sydney), and Town Hall (Town Hall railway station). Travelling west towards Strathfield, the stops are Ashfield, Croydon (Croydon, New South Wales), Burwood (Burwood, New South Wales), and Strathfield. A recent renovation of the railway station was completed in 2004, after a public outcry about the ugliness and overwhelming size of a proposed overhead pedestrian walkway. Cr. Mark Bonnano, ''

. It has public bus routes to Nowra (Nowra, New South Wales), Albion Park (Albion Park, New South Wales) and Wollongong (Wollongong, New South Wales). A private operator provides a service six days a week from Bowral to Greater Sydney (Campbelltown, Liverpool and Parramatta) and to the Shoalhaven and south coast of New South Wales. The closest CityRail railway stations to Five Dock are Ashfield (Ashfield railway station, Sydney) and Croydon (Croydon railway station, Sydney); both

being just over 2.5 km from the main shopping centre. The major suburban station of Strathfield (Strathfield railway station) is also within fairly close driving distance. ''Croydon Station (Croydon railway station, Sydney)'' was originally named ''Five Dock Station'' when it opened in 1875. The name was changed to ''Croydon'' soon afterwards. There are ferry services to the city from the nearby suburbs of Drummoyne, New South Wales Drummoyne

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The '''Tangara''' (an Australian Aboriginal word meaning ''to go'') is a class of electric multiple unit operated by CityRail in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia. The Tangara comes in two subclasses - suburban sets known as '''T sets''', and outer-suburban sets known as '''G sets'''. Tangaras commenced service between 1988 and 1995, and are third generation trains. The four generations of electric rolling stock -CityRail

thumb Tangara feature curved windows on the upper deck. The top of these are tinted to provide some protection from the sun. (File:Tinted windows tangara.jpg) Since 2003, all Tangaras have been updated with a new CityRail corporate appearance. This involved the fitting of yellow panels on the front, yellow painted passenger doors and the end carriages receiving yellow paint surround for the benefit of visually impaired passengers. http: www.nsw.gov.au projects major-makeover-tangara-fleet Blue and yellow stripes along the bottom of the carriages were replaced by a single yellow stripe and new fuzzy CityRail logos were placed on the driving cars.

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