Karrakatta railway station

Karrakatta railway station is a railway station on the Transperth network. It is located on the Fremantle line, 7.4 kilometres from Perth station serving the suburb of Karrakatta.

Karrakatta
Transperth Karrakatta Train Station.jpg
LocationRailway Road, Karrakatta
Australia
Coordinates31°58′07″S 115°47′46″E / 31.968547°S 115.796006°E / -31.968547; 115.796006Coordinates: 31°58′07″S 115°47′46″E / 31.968547°S 115.796006°E / -31.968547; 115.796006
Owned byPublic Transport Authority
Operated byTransperth
Line(s)     Fremantle line
Distance7.4 kilometres from Perth
Platforms2 side
Tracks2
Construction
Structure typeGround
Other information
Station codeFKA
99251 (platform 1)
99252 (platform 2)
Fare zone1
History
Opened1886
ElectrifiedYes
Services
Preceding station Transperth Transperth Following station
Shenton Park
towards Perth
Fremantle line Loch Street
towards Fremantle

HistoryEdit

Karrakatta station opened in 1886.[1] The station closed on 1 September 1979 along with the rest of the Fremantle line, re-opening on 29 July 1983 when services were restored.[2]

ServicesEdit

Karrakatta station is served by Transperth Fremantle line services from Fremantle to Perth that continue through to Midland via the Midland line.[3][4]

PlatformsEdit

[2761] Karrakatta station platforms
Stop Platform Line Stopping pattern Destination Notes
99251 1 Fremantle All stations Perth
99252 2 Fremantle All stations, B Fremantle

Bus routesEdit

Stop Route Destination / description Notes
[19508] Railway Road (east bound) 906 Rail replacement service to Perth station
[19509] Railway Road (west bound) 906 Rail replacement service to Fremantle station

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ History of Stations on the Fremantle Line Right Track
  2. ^ Our History Public Transport Authority
  3. ^ Fremantle Line Timetable Transperth 31 January 2016
  4. ^ Understanding Australia's urban railways Archived 14 March 2016 at the Wayback Machine Bureau of Infrastructure Transport & Regional Economics July 2012 page 12

External linksEdit

  • Gallery History of Western Australian Railways & Stations