Gordon

Gordon is a suburb on the Upper North Shore of Sydney in the state of New South WalesAustralia 15 kilometres (9 mi) north-west of the Sydney Central Business District and is the administrative centre for the local government area of Ku-ring-gai CouncilEast Gordon is a locality within Gordon.

TRANSPORT: Gordon is located on a major transport artery, the Pacific Highway and near the intersection of Ryde and Mona Vale Roads which form a link between the northern beachesHomebush Bay and theSt George District and Sutherland Shire.

Gordon railway station is on the North Shore Line of the Sydney Trains network with frequent commuter services. The railway station was built in 1888 and has an important heritage relationship with its landscaped gardens; it has been preserved as an example of an historic Edwardian station. Lifts to the platforms have been a recent addition. A bus stop outside Gordon railway station is a terminus for various routes including those to St IvesWest Pymble, Mona Vale/Warriewood and Macquarie University. These are operated by two different bus companies, Shorelink and Forest Coach Lines.

SOURCE: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gordon,_New_South_Wales