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Eastern Suburbs Line

Set H43 after arriving at Bondi Junction station, 18 November 2017.

Year Opened:

Erskineville–Bondi Junction 1979


Central, Town Hall, Martin Place, Kings Cross, Edgecliff, Bondi Junction

Typical Journey Time:

13 minutes (Central–Bondi Junction)

Typical Peak Frequency:

4 minutes

Typical Off-peak Frequency:

10 minutes

Typical Weekend Frequency:

10 minutes

The Eastern Suburbs line extends to the eastern suburbs of Sydney and is mostly underground, with the exception of two viaducts and another short section. It was opened in 1979 but was first proposed many decades earlier. Extensions to other eastern suburbs were planned but never eventuated. The line is double track throughout. It operates as an extension of the Illawarra line, and the lines are combined in timetables. Almost all trains terminate at Bondi Junction, but a small number terminate at Martin Place during peak hour.


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