Pennant Hills railway station

Coordinates: 33°44′17″S 151°04′21″E / 33.738°S 151.072475°E / -33.738; 151.072475
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Pennant Hills
Northbound view
General information
LocationRailway Street, Pennant Hills
Coordinates33°44′17″S 151°04′21″E / 33.738°S 151.072475°E / -33.738; 151.072475
Elevation169 metres (554 ft)
Owned byTransport Asset Holding Entity
Operated bySydney Trains
Line(s)Main Northern
Distance28.58 kilometres from Central
Platforms1 side, 1 island
Structure typeGround
Other information
Station codePNT
WebsiteTransport for NSW
Opened17 September 1886
20133,370 (daily)[1] (Sydney Trains, NSW TrainLink)
Preceding station Sydney Trains Following station
towards Hornsby
Northern Line Beecroft
towards Gordon via Central

Pennant Hills railway station is located on the Main Northern line, serving the Sydney suburb of Pennant Hills. It is served by Sydney Trains T9 Northern Line services.


Delivering cases of fruit from local orchards, Pennant Hills Railway Station, Sydney, 1911-1916

Pennant Hills station opened on 17 September 1886.[2] In the 1990s, the station received an upgrade being fitted with lifts. Immediately north of Pennant Hills, a short four track section of the Main Northern line begins which runs to the next station at Thornleigh.[3]

As part of the North Sydney Freight Corridor project, an electrified passing loop was built behind the western platform where it joined the existing loop. As part of these works the western platform was converted to an island.[4][5][6][7] The new platform opened on 14 June 2016.[8]

Platforms and services[edit]

Platform Line Stopping pattern Notes
1 Services to Gordon via Strathfield & North Sydney [9]
2 services to Hornsby [9]
3 No booked passenger services


Track layout prior to the Northern Sydney Freight Corridor project


  1. ^ Bureau of Transport Statistics. "Train Statistics 2014" (PDF). Transport NSW. Retrieved 12 July 2018.
  2. ^ Pennant Hills Station
  3. ^ State Rail Authority Track Diagram, 1992
  4. ^ Epping to Thornleigh Third Track Transport for NSW
  5. ^ Leighton Contractors & TfNSW in Alliance to deliver Epping to Thornleigh Third Track Project Leighton Contractors 8 March 2013
  6. ^ Leighton & Abigroup win Epping to Thornleigh Third Track contract Rail Express 20 March 2013
  7. ^ "Northern Sydney Freight Corridor Update" Railway Digest December 2014 pages 28-29
  8. ^ "Weekly Notice 21" Sydney Trains May 2016 page 5
  9. ^ a b "T9: Northern line timetable". Transport for NSW.

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