Riverstone is a station on
the CityRail Richmond line, the suburban
railway system of Sydney, Australia.
It serves a residential and
commercial area. The station has a crossing loop
with platforms on the main line
and the crossing loop. The two side
have street access, providing the station with
runs three routes
to and from Riverstone railway station:
The station opened in 1864 upon completion of the rail line to
Richmond. Until 1992, Riverstone was the terminating point for
electric passenger services to and from Sydney. Prior to 1991,
passengers would change for a 2 car diesel train to complete their
journey to Richmond.
In 1991, electrification was completed to
Richmond and the train was replaced by a two-car electric set.
After an upgrade to the electric supply in 1992, through trains
operated between Sydney and Richmond, and Riverstone became an
intermediate terminating point.