|South Coast Line|
|Eastern Suburbs & Illawarra Line|
|Distance from Central Station||14.84 km|
|Altitude (above sea level)||? m|
|Types of stopping trains||Suburban all stops
Suburban limited stops
|Number of platforms||4|
|Number of tracks||4|
|Platform arrangement||2 Island|
|Type of station||Ground|
Hurstville railway station is a major station on Australia's CityRail suburban Illawarra and interurban South Coast Line. It is located in the southern suburb of Hurstville, serving a residential and large commercial district. The station marks the end of the four track section from Illawarra Junction at Redfern; the line continues as two tracks south from this point. Several sidings to the south of the station allow stabling of passenger trains during off-peak periods.
Hurstville station is covered almost over its entire length by the Hurstville Central (formerly Hurstville Supercentre) shopping centre, one of the first suburban stations in Sydney to receive such treatment of its overhead airspace. Access to the station is now through this mall, which was refurbished in 2007-8. The station is arranged as two island platforms and is served by both stairs and lifts. Hurstville was one of the first suburban stations to receive LED passenger information boards on the platforms in the early 1990s, these have now been replaced by standard LCD screens. Located nearby is Westfield Hurstville, bus interchanges (serviced by Sydney Buses, Punchbowl Bus Company and Veolia Transport) and a significant enclave of office towers. A second entrance to the station is further west along Forest Road and connects to the bus interchange which is located between Woodville Road and Forest Road.
The Illawarra line opened through Hurstville in 1884. Electrification to Oatley occurred in the 1920s and this was the first section of electrified line in Sydney. In 1965, the Supercentre shopping mall was built above the platforms, the original station buildings survived underneath until demolished during refurbishment in the early 1990s. The Supercentre became quite run down over the years before redevelopment into the present 'Hurstville Central' shopping centre in the late 2000s. New stores opened in the centre including Coles, a seafood store and butcher, a Chinese supermarket and an internet cafe. Stores that had been in the former Supercentre (for example Duffy Bros) have re-opened. There have previously been plans to build several residential towers above the station but these plans have been shelved over concerns about the integrity of overhead supports in the event of a derailment.
In 1920 five people were killed when two trains collided while one was shunting at the station.
Platforms and services 
All scheduled passenger services that pass through Hurstville stop there. It is also the main terminating point for local all-stations services that operate to Bondi Junction on weekdays.
Basic service consists of six suburban trains per hour in each direction, with four proceeding to and from Cronulla and two proceeding to and from Waterfall. In addition one to two South Coast Interurban/Intercity services per hour operate in each direction. Service frequency increases during peak periods, with up to 18 services an hour operating towards the city in the morning peak.
The station is served by six to eight trains per hour each way, with additional trains during weekday peak hours.
|Eastern Suburbs & Illawarra Line||All Stations Service to Bondi Junction via Central. Some Peak-Hour Limited Stops Trains stops here. Weekends city circle trains (ending at town hall) stop here.|
|South Coast Line|
|Eastern Suburbs & Illawarra Line||All stations and some limited stops services to Mortdale, Sutherland, Cronulla and Waterfall; terminating services, all stations and limited stops services to Bondi Junction via Central|
|South Coast Line|
|Eastern Suburbs & Illawarra Line||All stations (Weekends/Off-Peak Only)and Limited stops services to Bondi Junction via Kogarah and Central|
|South Coast Line||Intercity services to Central (i); peak hour intercity services to Bondi Junction via Central|
|Eastern Suburbs & Illawarra Line||All stations (Weekends/Off-Peak Only) and Limited stops services to Penshurst, Mortdale, Jannali, Sutherland, Cronulla and Waterfall|
|South Coast Line||Intercity services to Thirroul, Wollongong, Port Kembla, Dapto and Kiama via Wollongong|
Bus services 
- Route 490 - Drummoyne via Kingsgrove, Campsie, Burwood
- Route 491 - Five Dock via Bexley North, Earlwood, Ashfield
- Route M41 - Marsfield via Campsie, Burwood, Ryde
- Route 450 - Sydney Olympic Park via Beverly Hills, Roselands, Lakemba, Roselands, Strathfield
- Route 940 - Bankstown station via Penshurst, Narwee, Riverwood, Punchbowl
- Route 941 - Bankstown station via Penshurst, Narwee, Roselands, Punchbowl, Greenacre
- Route 944 - Bankstown station via Peakhurst Heights and Roselands
- Route 945 - Bankstown via Riverwood
- Route 946 - Bankstown via Beverley Hills, Roselands, Lakemba, Greenacre
- Route 953 - Hurstville via Kyle Bay, Connells Point, South Hurstville (Loop service)
- Route 954 - Hurstville Grove
- Route 955 - Mortdale via Oatley
- Route 452 - between Beverly Hills and Rockdale
- Route 453 - Rockdale via Carlton
- Route 455 - between Kingsgrove and Rockdale Plaza
- Route 947 - Kogarah via Ramsgate
- Route 958 - Rockdale Plaza via Carss Park
- Route 959 - Bald Face
- Route 970 - Miranda via Sylvania Heights
- Route 971 - Cronulla via Sylvania, Miranda and Caringbah
- metrobus M91 - Parramatta via Bankstown
NightRide runs the following routes via Hurstville railway station:
- Route N10 - between Sutherland Station and City (Town Hall)
- Route N11 - between Cronulla station and City (Town Hall)
Before refurbishment 
Neighbouring stations 
|Preceding station||CityRail||Following station|
|Eastern Suburbs & Illawarra Line||
towards Bondi Junction
|South Coast Line||
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