East Perth railway station

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East Perth
Transperth East Perth Train Station.jpg
Northbound view in April 2005
Location East Parade, East Perth
Coordinates 31°56′38″S 115°52′37″E / 31.943896°S 115.876976°E / -31.943896; 115.876976Coordinates: 31°56′38″S 115°52′37″E / 31.943896°S 115.876976°E / -31.943896; 115.876976
Owned by Public Transport Authority
Operated by Transperth
Line(s) Midland
Distance 1.90 kilometres from Perth
Platforms 2 (1 island)
Tracks 2
Construction
Structure type Ground
Other information
Status Staffed
Station code MEP
Fare zone 1
History
Opened 1969
Electrified Yes

East Perth railway station is located on the Midland line in Perth, Western Australia. It is operated by Transperth serving the suburb of East Perth. It is adjacent to the East Perth Terminal and Public Transport Centre.

History[edit]

The site occupied by East Perth station, East Perth Terminal and the Public Transport Centre was formerly the East Perth Locomotive Depot.[1]

The station took the name of the previous East Perth station, which was renamed Claisebrook.[2] The former East Perth railway station was removed on the change of the railway system in the late 1960s.

The original East Perth railway station opened in 1883, and in the early 20th century was found the name East Perth Junction (the junction being the line that proceeded to Armadale joined the Eastern Railway close to the station. It was renamed Claisebrook in 1969.[3]

Stop no. Platform Line Stopping pattern Destination Notes
[2804] East Perth station platforms
99421 Transperth platform 1W.svg Midland All stations Perth
99422 Transperth platform 2W.svg Midland All stations, B, P Midland

Bus routes[edit]

Route Number Destination / Description
[12986] East Parade (south bound)
    905 Train Replacement Service to Perth
[12985] East Parade (north bound)
    905 Train Replacement Service to 'Midland

References[edit]

  1. ^ East Perth Station History of Western Australian Railways & Stations
  2. ^ History at a Glance Public Transport Authority
  3. ^ Higham, G. J; Geoproject Solutions (2006), Where WAS that? : an historical gazetteer of Western Australia (2nd ed ed.), Geoproject Solutions, ISBN 978-0-9758024-0-3 


East Perth
Zone 1

Preceding station   Transperth Trains network   Following station
SmartRider Free Transit Zone
towards Perth
Midland Line
All, B
Zone 1
Midland Line
P
Zone 1