Showground Station

Showground Station will service its namesake as well as providing direct rail access to existing residential and employment areas.

Main station features

Parking

600 commuter spaces

Kiss and ride

15 spaces

Buses

2 bus bays

Taxis

4 spaces

Bicycles

Parking and storage for 40 bicycles

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 includes:

  • 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​.

Location

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
Aerial view of construction at Showground station

Aerial view of construction at Showground station

Aerial view of construction at Showground station
TBM2 Florence breakthrough at Showground
TBM2 Florence breakthrough at Showground

TBM2 Florence breakthrough at Showground Station

TBM2 Florence breakthrough at Showground Station
Construction of Showground station box
Construction of Showground station box

Showground Station excavation

Showground Station excavation
Showground station box
Showground station box

Showground station box

Showground station box

Station construction

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.

Construction updates

01.06.2017
01.06.2017
Construction notification - Showground update including OOH works
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12.04.2017
12.04.2017
Construction Notification - Showground Construction Update including out-of-hours works
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21.03.2017
21.03.2017
Community Notification - Showground construction update including out-of-hours works
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21.03.2017
21.03.2017
Construction Notification - Showground out-of-hours oversized equipment movement
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26.01.2017
26.01.2017
Community notification - Showground out of hours truck movement
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Castle Hill Station