Sydenham Station

About Sydenham Station

Customers at Sydenham Station will have a new air-conditioned metro train every four minutes in the peak – that’s 15 trains an hour. Sydenham Station is currently serviced by 8 trains an hour in the morning peak.

The station will be fully upgraded with lifts and level access between the platforms and trains Sydenham Station platforms 1 and 2 will be upgraded to Sydney Metro standards, including the installation of platform screen doors.

Existing platforms 3, 4, 5 and 6 will continue to be used by trains operating on the Sydney Trains network.

Main station features

The station includes:

  • New pedestrian plazas on Burrows Road and Railway Parade
  • Platforms 1 and 2 converted to Sydney Metro standards including platform screen doors and new canopies
  • A new aerial concourse over the existing platforms with lifts and stairs to each platform
  • New station buildings at the new Railway Parade concourse
  • A new services and equipment building, located within the rail corridor, north-east of the new concourse on Railway Parade
  • Fully accessible bus stops on Railway Parade and Burrows Avenue
  • New pedestrian crossings on Georges Street, Burrows Avenue and Railway and Lower Railway Parades
  • New signage and wayfinding
  • New taxi and kiss-and-ride bays on Burrows Avenue
  • Bike parking on Railway Parade and Burrows Avenue
  • New crossover facilities for metro trains, north and south of the station.

Access and entry

  • New entrances at Burrows Road and Railway Parade
  • Existing entrance at Gleeson Avenue


The station is bounded by Gleeson Avenue, Burrows Road and Railway Parade, Sydenham

Travel times

 Sydenham to:  Now  (minutes)  Sydney Metro  (minutes)  Savings  (minutes)
 Central  Up to 10  7  Up to 3
 Pitt Street (new CBD  station)  Up to 21*  9  Up to 12
 Barangaroo (new  CBD  station)  Up to 40*  13  Up to 27
 Victoria Cross (North  Sydney)  Up to 26*  16  Up to 10
 Chatswood  Up to 39*  22  Up to 17
 Macquarie University  Up to 53*  33  Up to 20

* Includes time to interchange and/or walk

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