Commuter Rail in Australia

Commuter Rail in Australia
Commuter rail forms a vital part of public transportation in major Australian cities. The largest, most extensive system is found in Melbourne, while the system with the highest and most dense patronage is found in Sydney.
Summary of Commuter Rail Systems
verage daily patronage, where possible, is taken from the last calendar or financial year.
System Name: Sydney Trains
Major Cities Served: Sydney
Average Daily Patronage: 866,000
Lines: 7
Stations: 178
Length: 815km
Patronage/km: 1,063/km
System Name: Metro Trains Melbourne
Major Cities Served: Melbourne
Average Daily Patronage: 618,000
Lines: 16
Stations: 212
Length: 837km
Patronage/km: 738/km
System Name: Adelaide Metro
Major Cities Served: Adelaide
Average Daily Patronage: 36,000
Stations: 81
Length: 126km
Patronage/km: 285/km
System Name: TransPerth
Major Cities Served: Perth, Mandurah
Average Daily Patronage: 176,000
Lines: 6
Stations: 76
Length: 173km
Patronage/km: 1,017/km
System Name: Queensland Rail
Major Cities Served: Brisbane, Sunshine Coast, Gold Coast Average Daily Patronage: 141,000
Lines: 12
Stations: 152
Length: 689km
Patronage/km: 205/km
System Name: V/Line
Major Cities Served: Melbourne, Geelong, Bendigo, Ballarat, Latrobe Valley
Average Daily Patronage: 36,000
Lines: 5
Stations: 61
Length: 646km
Patronage/km: 56/km
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