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Wollongong to Central by Bus ????

This is a review for Sydney Trains , however there is nothing more my wife and I like is 'weekend... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Wollongong, Australia
Excellent Service well signposted

We’ve travelled to many places around the Globe and sampled a variety of Railway Networks and... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Cobham, United Kingdom
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Reviewed yesterday

I use Sydney Trains quite often. The trains are modern and well-maintained and the system is very reliable given the size and complexity of the rail network. Trains run across all of Sydney and its surrounds at high frequencies.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank trainsandtech
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Once again the train system has let travellers down. Another set of failures has led to cancelled services, packed trains & ordinary hard working people late for meetings or family. This is getting out of control & Management of this sorry organisation need to be...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

I travelled with a friend to the city today from Warwick Farm station. She had never caught a train so we went to purchase a concession return ticket. They don’t exist in the machines which mean she had to pay $6.20 one way! We went...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Suzanna S
Reviewed 5 days ago

Ever since the overall to the train timetable in sydney, they are incapable of recovering from any kind of incident, from break downs to a 1foot long twig on a power line. Over the past 6 months i have been at the forefront of most...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a review for Sydney Trains , however there is nothing more my wife and I like is 'weekend track work' on the south coast line. This means we get to ride from Wollongong to Central in a 2 stop, express air conditioned luxury...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank AussieRicho1
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

They hype and promise on minute service. But its not unusual to find urself stuck inside a train for hours, just praying to jump out at the next station and catch a uber. They shut down platforms for trivial things like repair of a stair...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Abishek M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We’ve travelled to many places around the Globe and sampled a variety of Railway Networks and Metros. Most Cities get this right and Sydney is right up there. You need an Opal Card which is easy to buy (and top-up) and operates in the normal...More

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank Greatblackhawk
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

You guys suck, the trains are not reliable nore are the trains constant. You have completely ignored the central coastline

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Luke O
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Having tried the ferry, we decided to take the train back from th ferry terminal to Rhodes, which required a transfer across platforms and then a short bus ride to Wentworth point. The trains were clean, but not on time, and the Opal Card system...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank MNLeisureTraveller
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We only used the train once in the CBD, but we were impressed by the clean, new and smooth operation of the train. I'm sorry our travels didn't require more use of this great system.

Date of experience: September 2018
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28 September 2018|
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Response from Ginges_revenge | Reviewed this property |
No, you need a card each.
Al T
2 August 2018|
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Response from Brendan248 | Reviewed this property |
Definitely take the train. Very very easy.
10 December 2017|
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Response from DomenicPapa | Reviewed this property |
The trip from Southern Cross in Melbourne to Sydney Central takes about 11 hours depending if you go during the day or overnight. Cheepest fares I have seen are about $92 / aduly and $1-00 per child under 14 However I am not... More