Bell railway station, Melbourne

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Bell
BellStation.jpg
Northbound view from Platform 2 in March 2007
Station statistics
Address Garnet Street, Preston
Coordinates 37°44′44″S 145°00′01″E / 37.7456°S 145.0003°E / -37.7456; 145.0003Coordinates: 37°44′44″S 145°00′01″E / 37.7456°S 145.0003°E / -37.7456; 145.0003
Line(s) South Morang
Connections Bus
Distance 11.70 kilometres from Southern Cross
Structure type Ground
Platforms 2 side
Tracks 2
Other information
Opened 8 October 1889
Electrified Yes
Station code BEL
Owned by VicTrack
Operator Metro
Myki zone 1
Station status Premium station
Melway map Melway
Website Public Transport Victoria
Services
Preceding station   Metro Trains   Following station
South Morang line
toward South Morang
Location
Google map

Bell railway station is located on the South Morang line in Victoria, Australia. It serves the north-eastern Melbourne suburb of Preston opening as Preston-Bell Street on 8 October 1889 being renamed Bell on 1 August 1905.[1] A signal box is located on Platform 1, which controls level crossings located at both ends of the station, as well as a siding.

On 25 August 2008 it was upgraded to a Premium station.[2]

Platforms & services[edit]

Bell has two side platforms. It is serviced by Metro Trains' South Morang line services.[3]

Platform 1:

Platform 2:

Transport links[edit]

Dyson's Bus Services operate three routes via Bell station:

References[edit]

  1. ^ Preston Vicsig
  2. ^ "Bell Station Becomes a Premium Stop for Commuters". Media Release: Premier of Victoria, Australia. premier.vic.gov.au. 25 August 2008. Retrieved 2008-08-27. 
  3. ^ South Morang Line timetable Public Transport Victoria
  4. ^ Route 513 Eltham - Glenroy timetable Public Transport Victoria
  5. ^ Route 552 North East Reservoir - Northcote Plaza timetable Public Transport Victoria
  6. ^ Route 553 Preston - West Preston timetable Public Transport Victoria

External links[edit]

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