Maintenance and construction work

Maintenance work on overhead wiringPeriodic maintenance and construction work ensures that we can deliver safe, reliable train services to our customers. Because some work requires road closures, the use of noisy equipment or other impacts, we let our neighbours know of planned work well in advance.

We understand that maintenance and construction work will have an impact on you and your neighbours. We appreciate your patience and understanding.

From most types of work, we will distribute a 'notice of work' flyer directly to nearby residents two weeks in advance. For emergency works, we may be unable to distribute a notice before undertaking the work.

Information on upcoming work is also available on this webpage, or by calling Transport Info on 131 500.

Upcoming Work

Maintenance and construction work
Duration of Work Upcoming Work Details
18 January to 30 April 2016

Hawkesbury River Rail Bridge, Refurbishment work

Waterway Constructions is undertaking maintenance work on behalf of Sydney Trains at Hawkesbury River Rail Bridge.

27 January to 4 March 2016

Park Road Woodford Road Closure for Bridge Works

As part of Sydney Trains' bridge refurbishment program, the Park Road Woodford bridge will be upgraded to provide safety barriers, screens and a designated pedestrian path.

27 January to 12 February 2016

Merrylands Station improvement work

Sydney Trains is undertaking Station upgrade works at night at Merrylands Station from 19:30 until 06:00.

30 January to 14 February 2016

Sutherland to Caringbah Tree trimming for electrical safety

Sydney Trains will be trimming trees away from power lines between Sutherland and Caringbah on the weekend of 6-7 February from 08:00 until 17:00. Minor vegetation clearing will be completed during the week before and after 6-7 February.

1- 12 February 2016

North Strathfield to Flemington improvement work

Sydney Trains is undertaking maintenance work between North Strathfield and Flemington from 06:00 until 09:00 the following day.

1- 12 February 2016

Hurstville Station improvement work

Sydney Trains is undertaking maintenance work at Railway Parade, Hurstville constructing a new drainage system inside the rail corridor and on Railway Parade (corner of St Georges Parade). Work will take place between 06:00 and 22:00.

1- 12 February 2016

Sutherland Station improvement work

Sydney Trains is undertaking maintenance work at Sutherland constructing a new drainage system from Toronto Parade to Sutherland Station inside the rail corridor. Work will take place between 06:00 and 22:00.

1- 14 February 2016

Kirrawee to Cronulla improvement work

Sydney Trains is undertaking maintenance work between Kirrawee and Cronulla from 02:00 Saturday 6 February until 02:00 Monday 8 February. Equipment may be delivered to the worksite outside of this time.

1- 14 February 2016

Penshurst to Waterfall improvement work

Sydney Trains is undertaking maintenance work between Penshurst and Waterfall from 02:00 Saturday 6 February until 02:00 Monday 8 February. Equipment may be delivered to the worksite outside of this time.

1- 14 February 2016

Central to Hurstville improvement work

Sydney Trains is undertaking maintenance work between Central and Hurstville from 02:00 Saturday 6 February until 02:00 Monday 8 February. Equipment may be delivered to the worksite outside of this time.

1- 24 February 2016

Erskineville improvement work

Sydney Trains is undertaking maintenance work at Erskineville Station around the clock between 00:00 Saturday until 00:00 Sunday.

1 February to 3 March 2016

Wynyard to Homebush improvement work

Sydney Trains is undertaking maintenance work from Wynyard to Homebush via Redfern between 21:30 and 04:00.

1 February to 3 March 2016

Waverton to Milsons Point improvement work

Sydney Trains is undertaking maintenance work from Waverton to Milsons Point between 21:30 and 04:00.

1 February to 3 March 2016

Bondi Junction to Tempe improvement work

Sydney Trains is undertaking maintenance work between Bondi Junction and Tempe via Erskineville nightly from 21:30 until 04:00.

1 February to 3 March 2016

Caringbah improvement work

Sydney Trains is undertaking construction work at Caringbah upgrading drainage from 06:00 until 17:00.

2-13 February 2016

Penshurst Track improvement work

Sydney Trains is undertaking maintenance work at Penshurst. We're working on track reconditioning; re-railing and overhead wiring structure upgrades. These works may create additional noise.

8-26 February 2016

Sutherland improvement work

Sydney Trains is undertaking maintenance work at Sutherland, working on track reconditioning, routine track maintenance and vegetation maintenance and graffiti removal. Work will take place nightly between 23:00 and 04:00. Equipment may be delivered to the worksite outside of this time.

6-11 February 2016

Gymea Station improvement work

Sydney Trains is undertaking maintenance works at Gymea Station from 20:00 to 04:00 Monday to Thursday, and 05:00 to 22:00 Saturday/Sunday.

7-13 February 2016

Kirrawee Station improvement work

Sydney Trains is undertaking scheduled cleaning at Kirrawee Station from 20:00 to 04:00 Monday to Saturday, and 16:00 to 23:59 Sunday.

7-13 February 2016

Padstow Station improvement work

Sydney Trains is undertaking scheduled cleaning at Padstow Station from 20:00 to 04:00 Monday to Saturday, and 16:00 to 23:59 Sunday.

7-13 February 2016

Beverly Hills Station improvement work

Sydney Trains is undertaking scheduled cleaning at Beverly Hills Station from 20:00 to 04:00 Monday to Saturday, and 16:00 to 23:59 Sunday.

7 February to 7 April 2016

Lakemba Station improvement work

Sydney Trains is undertaking upgrade works at Lakemba Station between 18:30 and 06:00 Sunday to Thursday nights. Noisy works will occur periodically between 19:00 and 01:00 up to two nights a week during this timeframe.

8-12 February 2016

Strathfield to North Strathfield improvement work

Sydney Trains is undertaking maintenance work at Strathfield around the clock from 02:00 Saturday until 02:00 Monday.

10-12 February 2016

Punchbowl Station improvement work

Sydney Trains is undertaking maintenance work on Platform 1 and 2 of Punchbowl Station between 22:00 unitl 04:00.

10-15 February 2016

Concord West to Rhodes improvement work

Sydney Trains is undertaking maintenance work from Concord West to Rhodes. Work will take place around the clock between 02:00 Saturday until 02:00 Monday.

10-15 February 2016

Hawkesbury River improvement work

Sydney Trains is undertaking maintenance work at Hawkesbury River around the clock from Saturday 13 February until Monday 15 February. Site deliveries will occur from 10 February.

11-24 February 2016

Olympic Park to North Strathfield improvement work

Sydney Trains is undertaking maintenance work between Olympic Park and North Strathfield via Lidcombe nightly from 12:05 until 05:30.

12-15 February 2016

Thornleigh Station footbridge improvement work

Sydney Trains is undertaking maintenance work on Thornleigh Station footbridge upgrading the stairways. Work will take place between 07:00 and 18:00 on Friday to Monday, and around the clock from 05:00 until 23:00 Saturday/Sunday.

13-14 February 2016

West Ryde Station improvement work

Sydney Trains is undertaking maintenance work at West Ryde Station between 06:00 and 22:00.

14-20 February 2016

Bexley North Station improvement work

Sydney Trains is undertaking scheduled cleaning at Bexley North Station from 20:00 to 04:00 Monday to Saturday, and 16:00 to 23:59 Sunday.

14-20 February 2016

Narwee Station improvement work

Sydney Trains is undertaking scheduled cleaning at Narwee Station from 20:00 to 04:00 Monday to Saturday, and 16:00 to 23:59 Sunday.

14-20 February 2016

Bardwell Park Station improvement work

Sydney Trains is undertaking scheduled cleaning at Bardwell Park Station from 20:00 to 04:00 Monday to Saturday, and 16:00 to 23:59 Sunday.

14-20 February 2016

West Ryde Station improvement work

Sydney Trains is undertaking scheduled cleaning at West Ryde Station from 20:00 to 04:00 Monday to Saturday, and 16:00 to 23:59 Sunday.

14-20 February 2016

Gordon Station improvement work

Sydney Trains is undertaking scheduled cleaning at Gordon Station from 20:00 to 04:00 Monday to Saturday, and 16:00 to 23:59 Sunday.

14-20 February 2016

Rockdale Station improvement work

Sydney Trains is undertaking scheduled cleaning at Rockdale Station from 20:00 to 04:00 Monday to Saturday, and 16:00 to 23:59 Sunday.

14-20 February 2016

Sydenham Station improvement work

Sydney Trains is undertaking scheduled cleaning at Sydenham Station from 20:00 to 04:00 Monday to Saturday, and 16:00 to 23:59 Sunday.

14-20 February 2016

Waitara Station improvement work

Sydney Trains is undertaking scheduled cleaning at Waitara Station from 20:00 to 04:00 Monday to Saturday, and 16:00 to 23:59 Sunday.

15-26 February 2016

Erskineville to Tempe improvement work

Sydney Trains is undertaking maintenance work between Erskineville to Tempe around the clock from 22:00 Friday until 02:00 Monday. Plant and equipment may be delivered to and collected from the worksite during the week before and after the work.

15-28 February 2016

King Street, St Peters bridgeworks

Sydney Trains is undertaking maintenance work at the King Street Bridge, St Peters. Work will take place between 06:00 until 22:00.

17-20 February 2016

Cheltenham Station improvement work

Sydney Trains is undertaking scheduled cleaning at Cheltenham Station between 20:00 and 04:00.

17-23 February 2016

Redfern to Erskineville improvement work

Sydney Trains is undertaking maintenance work between Redfern and Erskineville working on rerailing and resleepering. Work will take place between 02:00 Saturday 20 and 02:00 Monday 22 February.

19-22 February / 26-29 February 2016

Central to Clyde improvement work

Sydney Trains is undertaking maintenance work between Central to Clyde. Work will take place around the clock from 22:00 and 02:00.

21-27 February 2016

Riverwood Station improvement work

Sydney Trains is undertaking scheduled cleaning at Riverwood Station from 20:00 to 04:00 Monday to Saturday, and 16:00 to 23:59 Sunday.

21-27 February 2016

Kingsgrove Station improvement work

Sydney Trains is undertaking scheduled cleaning at Kingsgrove Station from 20:00 to 04:00 Monday to Saturday, and 16:00 to 23:59 Sunday.

21-27 February 2016

Homebush Station improvement work

Sydney Trains is undertaking scheduled cleaning at Homebush Station from 20:00 to 04:00 Monday to Saturday, and 16:00 to 23:59 Sunday.

21-27 February 2016

Petersham Station improvement work

Sydney Trains is undertaking scheduled cleaning at Petersham Station from 20:00 to 04:00 Monday to Saturday, and 16:00 to 23:59 Sunday.

21-27 February 2016

Glenfield Station improvement work

Sydney Trains is undertaking scheduled cleaning at Glenfield Station from 20:00 to 04:00 Monday to Saturday, and 16:00 to 23:59 Sunday.

22-24 February 2016

Olympic Park to North Strathfield improvement work

Sydney Trains is undertaking maintenance work between Olympic Park to North Strathfield via Lidcombe. Work will take place nightly between 20:00 and 06:00.

22-26 February 2016

Revesby to Glenfield improvement work

Sydney Trains is undertaking maintenance work between Revesby and Glenfield. Work will take place nightly between 22:00 and 04:00.

24 February - 1 March 2016

Turrella Station improvement work

Sydney Trains is undertaking scheduled cleaning at Turrella Station from 20:00 to 04:00 Monday to Saturday, and 16:00 to 23:59 Sunday.

28 February - 5 March 2016

Richmond Station improvement work

Sydney Trains is undertaking scheduled cleaning at Richmond Station from 20:00 to 04:00 Monday to Saturday, and 16:00 to 23:59 Sunday.

28 February - 5 March 2016

Strathfield Station improvement work

Sydney Trains is undertaking scheduled cleaning at Strathfield Station from 20:00 to 04:00 Monday to Saturday, and 16:00 to 23:59 Sunday.

28 February - 5 March 2016

Holsworthy Station improvement work

Sydney Trains is undertaking scheduled cleaning at Holsworthy Station from 20:00 to 04:00 Monday to Saturday, and 16:00 to 23:59 Sunday.

28 February - 5 March 2016

Marayong Station improvement work

Sydney Trains is undertaking scheduled cleaning at Marayong Station from 20:00 to 04:00 Monday to Saturday, and 16:00 to 23:59 Sunday.

 

Our work and the environment

Some noisy works take place overnight and on weekends. This is to ensure we can complete our work as quickly as possible and minimise disruptions for our customers.

We have a responsibility to remove trees that pose a threat to rail or electrical infrastructure, or obstruct access or sighting distances within the rail corridor. Where possible, we plant appropriate species, on site or nearby, to offset any trees removed.

If you have any concerns about our impact on the environment, or would like to report noise or other pollution, call the Rail Greenline on 1300 656 999.

More information

  • If you're planning on travelling by train during maintenance and construction work, check the Sydney Trains website or call 131 500 for alternative transport arrangments.
  • If you live near a railway line south of Macarthur, west of Wallerawang or north of Hamilton, maintenance work is carried out by the Australian Rail Track Corporation or John Holland Rail.