Jolimont railway station

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Jolimont - MCG
Jolimont station b&w.jpg
Station statistics
Coordinates 37°48′59″S 144°58′58″E / 37.81638°S 144.98290°E / -37.81638; 144.98290Coordinates: 37°48′59″S 144°58′58″E / 37.81638°S 144.98290°E / -37.81638; 144.98290
Platforms 2
Tracks 2
Other information
Station code JLI
Owned by VicTrack
Myki zone 1
Station status Host Station
Melway map Link
Website Link, includes timetables
Services
Preceding station   Metro Trains   Following station
toward City Loop
South Morang line
toward South Morang
Hurstbridge line
toward Hurstbridge
Location
Link

Jolimont is a railway station in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, located in the suburb of East Melbourne, on the South Morang and Hurstbridge railway lines. Jolimont is classed as a Host Station.

Facilities[edit]

View of the station with the Melbourne skyline behind

Jolimont is located between Wellington Parade and Wellington Parade South, with station access from both and from Yarra Park.

The station consists of two side platforms; Platform 1 has a large brick building with a ticket office, while platform 2 has a brick building of similar size. A footbridge is situated at the Flinders Street end of the station.

Jolimont is one of two closest stations to the Melbourne Cricket Ground, the other being Richmond. During events at the MCG the station is manned and more myki entry/exit points are open to reduce crowding, at other times these extra myki scanners are locked to prevent vandalism.

Platforms, services and connecting tram services[edit]

Platform 1:

Platform 2:

Trams from Jolimont Station

Route Destination Destination
48 Waterfront City, Docklands North Balwyn
75 City (La Trobe and Spencer Streets) Vermont South

History[edit]

Jolimont station opened on 21 October 1901.[1] It was upgraded in 2004 with an additional entry/exit point on platform 2 with a new DDA standard ramp and later more myki scanners.

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