Clayton railway station, Melbourne

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Clayton
Clayton Station.jpg
Eastbound view in February 2006
Station statistics
Address Haughton Road, Clayton
Coordinates 37°55′28″S 145°07′12″E / 37.9245°S 145.1201°E / -37.9245; 145.1201Coordinates: 37°55′28″S 145°07′12″E / 37.9245°S 145.1201°E / -37.9245; 145.1201
Line(s) Cranbourne
Pakenham
Connections Bus
Distance 20.51 kilometres from Southern Cross
Structure type Ground
Platforms 2 side
Tracks 2
Parking 260
Bicycle facilities 12
Other information
Opened 6 January 1880
Electrified Yes
Station code CLA
Owned by VicTrack
Operator Metro
Myki zone 2
Station status Premium station
Melway map Melway
Website Public Transport Victoria
Services
Preceding station   Metro Trains   Following station
Cranbourne line
toward Cranbourne
Pakenham line
toward Pakenham
Preceding station   V/Line   Following station
Gippsland line
Location
Google map

Clayton railway station is located on the Cranbourne and Pakenham lines in Victoria, Australia. It serves the south-eastern Melbourne suburb of Clayton opening on 6 January 1880 as Clayton's Road, being renamed Clayton on 6 July 1891.[1] It was upgraded to a Premium station in 1998.[2]

In March 2014, the State Government announced a grade separation project to replace the Clayton and Centre Road level crossings on either side of the station. This will include rebuilding the station.[3]

Platforms & services[edit]

Clayton has two side platforms. It is serviced by Metro Trains' Cranbourne and Pakenham line services.[4][5] It is also serviced by V/Line's Traralgon services.[6]

Platform 1:

Platform 2:

Transport links[edit]

Ventura Bus Lines operate six routes via Clayton station:

References[edit]

  1. ^ Clayton Vicsig
  2. ^ "Upgrading Eltham to a Premium Station". Newsrail (Australian Railway Historical Society): page 310. October 1997. 
  3. ^ Massive rail investment to benefit millions of Victorians Premier of Victoria 6 March 2014
  4. ^ Cranbourne Line timetable Public Transport Victoria
  5. ^ Pakenham Line timetable Public Transport Victoria
  6. ^ Traralgon - Melbourne Public Transport Victoria
  7. ^ Route 631 Southlands - Waverley Gardens timetable Public Transport Victoria
  8. ^ Route 703 Middle Brighton - Blackburn timetable Public Transport Victoria
  9. ^ Route 704 East Clayton - Oakleigh timetable Public Transport Victoria
  10. ^ Route 733 Oakleigh - Box Hill timetable Public Transport Victoria
  11. ^ Route 821 Southland - Clayton timetable Public Transport Victoria
  12. ^ Route 824 Moorabbin - Keysborough timetable Public Transport Victoria

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