- Sydney Metro will impact commuters with removal of city, inner west and possibly Liverpool train services for Berala, Regents Park, Sefton, Chester Hill, Leightonfield, Villawood, Carramar, Birrong and Yagoona on the Bankstown Line from 2019 onwards.
- From 2019 onwards to 2024 (TBC) passengers at Berala, Regents Park, Sefton, Chester Hill, Leightonfield, Villawood, Carramar, Birrong and Yagoona will no longer have direct train services to the Inner West and City on the Bankstown Line. The Bankstown Line is also likely to be CUT to Cabramatta as well.
- Passengers will be required to make interchanges at Cabramatta, Birrong, Bankstown, Lidcombe, Strathfield for connecting services to the Inner West and City. (and change at Cabramatta for Liverpool services on other lines)
- “anyone travelling from station[s] …such as Berala, Chester Hill or Villawood, who currently gets a direct train to the city [on the Bankstown Line] would need to change trains at least once” – SMH