Showground Station will service its namesake as well as providing direct rail access to existing residential and employment areas.
This suburban village station is being constructed underground, at a depth of about 20 to 25 metres below street level. Skylights bring daylight to the platform and concourse area.
Access and entry
Station access and entry is via a forecourt at the corner of Carrington Road and Doran Drive.
- construction of new public plaza and retail space
- new traffic lights at the intersection of Carrington Road and Doran Drive
- upgrade and widening of Doran Drive, to allow for two lanes of traffic
- extension of Middleton Avenue and reconfiguration of roundabout at Carrington Road
- footpath upgrades along Carrington Road (including towards Castle Hill Industrial Estate) and Doran Drive
- pedestrian crossings on Middleton Avenue, Doran Drive and the new access road
- access for emergency, delivery and maintenance vehicles.
New access road between:
- Carrington Road and Showground Road, with traffic lights at Showground Road
- Doran Drive and Middleton Avenue.
The station is located at the corner of Carrington Road and Doran Drive – right next to the historic Castle Hill Showground. Showground Station is 28.5 kilometres north west of Sydney central business district (CBD).
Indicative travel time:
- 46 minutes (including interchange) to Wynyard Station
- 37minutes to Sydney Metro’s Martin Place Station (from 2024).
Aerial view of construction at Showground station
TBM2 Florence breakthrough at Showground Station
Showground Station excavation
Showground station box
Area: 85,000 square metres (m2).
Construction activities include:
- TBM support
- Spoil removal
- Station construction
- Station construction and fit-out
- Station precinct works
- Tunnel systems fit-out
- Testing and commissioning.
Construction of Showground Station is taking place from late 2016.
Community Notification - Showground Station oversized deliveries and removal
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Community Notification - Showground Station Construction Update
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Community Notification - Showground Station site establishment_0.pdf
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Community Notification -Showground oversized deliveries and removals.pdf
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Community Notification - Showground rail pulling including out of hours
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