Heatherdale railway station

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Heatherdale Station..jpg
Eastbound view from Platform 2 in December 2013
Location Heatherdale Road, Heatherdale
Coordinates 37°49′08″S 145°12′46″E / 37.8189°S 145.2128°E / -37.8189; 145.2128Coordinates: 37°49′08″S 145°12′46″E / 37.8189°S 145.2128°E / -37.8189; 145.2128
Owned by VicTrack
Operated by Metro
Line(s) Lilydale
Distance 24.21 kilometres from Southern Cross
Platforms 2 side
Tracks 2
Structure type Ground
Parking 400
Other information
Status Host station
Station code HTD
Fare zone Myki zone 2
Website Public Transport Victoria
Opened 7 September 1958
Electrified Yes
Preceding station   Metro Trains   Following station
Lilydale line
toward Lilydale
Belgrave line
toward Belgrave

Heatherdale railway station is located on the Lilydale and Belgrave lines in Victoria, Australia. It serves the eastern Melbourne suburb of Heatherdale opening on 7 September 1958.[1]

There are three separate car parking areas that serve Heatherdale station. One is just to the north of platform 2 and is accessible from Heatherdale Road. A second car park is beside the railway line on the eastern side of Heatherdale Road, stretching towards EastLink and has been redeveloped as part of its project. The Heatherdale Road entrance will no longer serve as an exit but a new section has been added between the railway and Maroondah Highway and will provide the exit and a new entrance. A third parking area surrounds the power transmission pylons on Molan Street. A fourth car park, accessed from Newman Street, opened in June 2013 to replace the ones being closed at Mitcham as part of the Mitcham Road crossing removal works [2]

As part of the EastLink tollway project, Heatherdale was upgraded in 2007. The works were funded by ConnectEast. Upgrades included extra parking spaces, upgraded lighting and security measures, a new pedestrian crossing at Heatherdale Road and construction of new station buildings. The original station buildings were demolished and new shelters built. New lighting and signage was also installed along the platforms.[1]

Platforms & services[edit]

Original Platform 1 building in November 2006 prior to demolition

Heatherdale has two side platforms. It is serviced by Metro Trains' Lilydale and Belgrave line services.[3][4]

Platforms 1:

Platforms 2:

Transport links[edit]

Ventura Bus Lines operates one route via Heatherdale station, with some services terminating at Heatherdale station:


  1. ^ a b Heatherdale Vicsig
  2. ^ Mitcham Level Crossing Removals VicRoads
  3. ^ Lilydale Line timetable Public Transport Victoria
  4. ^ Belgrave Line timetable Public Transport Victoria
  5. ^ Route 742 Eastland - Chadstone timetable Public Transport Victoria

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