List of closed railway stations in Melbourne
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This is a list of former railway stations and lines in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia. Many of these stations have been demolished or converted to other uses, while the railway lines have been reborn as linear parks or rail trails.
|St Kilda – Windsor link line||1857||1867||0 (link between two other lines)||Dismantled and reservation sold|
|Rosstown Railway||One journey only, on 14 November 1888||1916||4||Dismantled, much remains as linear park or parkland adjacent Elsternwick station||Private goods railway|
|Outer Circle line||3 May 1890||Fairfield to East Kew in 1893; Deepdene passenger service in 1927; East Camberwell to East Kew freight service in mid-1940s; southern section in 1895; freight service between Fairfield and AMCOR paper mill in 1997||7||Dismantled (except for reopened Alamein line). Reservation intact and used as a linear park and is part of the Anniversary Outer Circle Trail north of East Camberwell station (still in operation).|
|Spring Vale Cemetery line||7 February 1904||19 December 1951 or 10 December 1950||1||Dismantled and reservation sold||Electrified|
|Kew line||19 December 1887||Passenger service in 1952; freight service on 13 May 1957||2||Dismantled and reservation sold.||Electrified|
|Red Hill line||2 December 1921||29 June 1953||3||Dismantled and some of reservation sold. Some has a rail-trail.|
|Whittlesea line||23 December 1889||28 November 1959||4||Dismantled, reservation intact and kept for future partial reopening.||Still open to South Morang|
|Mont Park line||28 August 1911||30 June 1964||1||Dismantled and reservation sold||Electrified.
|Warburton line||13 November 1901||1 August 1965||10||Reservation intact, used for rail-trail|
|Inner Circle line||22 May 1888||Passenger service in 1948; freight service in 1981||3||Reservation mostly intact, used by the Capital City Trail||Electrified. Connections to Epping line closed in 1960s.|
|Broadstore branch line||12 October 1942||1982||1||Dismantled after 1991||Non Electrified.
Intended to serve the Maygar (Army) Barracks.
|Name||Original type||Opened||Reopened||Stations||Converted to|
|Gembrook line||Country||18 December 1900||28 July 1962 (first stage) to 19 October 1998||11||Belgrave Line (from Ringwood onwards) and Puffing Billy Railway|
|Healesville line||Country||1 March 1889 (final stage)||3 March 1983||5||Yarra Valley Tourist Railway (Yarra Glen to Healesville only)|
|St Kilda line||Electric suburban||13 May 1857||August 1987||4||Light rail, operating tram route 96|
|Port Melbourne line||Electric suburban||13 April 1854||December 1987||4||Light rail, operating tram route 109|
|Mornington line||Country||10 December 1889||?||5||Mornington Railway (Moorooduc to Mornington only, so far)|
|Albion & Darlington||Sunbury||Between Footscray and Sydenham stations||Steam-era suburban||5 January 1860||1 January 1861||Demolished, the current Albion station lies on the same site|
|Holden||Sunbury||Between Diggers Rest and Sydenham stations||Steam era country||5 January 1860||Late 1860||Demolished|
|Cremorne||Windsor (Sandringham)||North bank of the Yarra River||Steam era suburban||12 December 1859||22 December 1860||Demolished|
|Botanical Gardens||Hawthorn (Lilydale) and Windsor (Sandringham)||Between the Melbourne Cricket Ground and Royal Botanic Gardens||Steam era suburban||2 March 1859||1863 (uncertain)||Demolished|
|Maidstone||Sunbury||Between Footscray and Albion||Steam era suburban||2 March 1861||1 April 1865||Demolished|
|Salt Water River||Williamstown||Between Maribyrnong River and South Kensington||Steam-era suburban||1 October 1859||1867 (uncertain)||Demolished|
|Garden Vale||Rosstown Railway||Ridell Parade, near Kooyong Road, Gardenvale||Steam-era suburban||1887||1916||Demolished|
|Hawthorn Road||Rosstown Railway||Hawthorn Road, Caulfield||Steam-era suburban||1887||1916||Demolished|
|Booran Road||Rosstown Railway||Booran Road, Glen Huntly||Steam-era suburban||1887||1916||Demolished|
|Sugar Beet Mill||Rosstown Railway||Koornang Road, Carnegie||Steam-era suburban||1887||1916||Demolished|
|Richmond Park||Glen Waverley||Between Burnley station and Heyington stations||Steam-era suburban||24 March 1890||May 1890||Demolished|
|Fitzroy||Inner Circle||In the Edinburgh Gardens||Steam-era suburban||8 May 1885||1892||Demolished|
|Fulham Grange||Outer Circle||Located near the current Grange and Heidelberg Road intersection||Steam-era suburban||24 March 1891||24 April 1893||Demolished|
|Willsmere||Outer Circle||Adjacent Willsmere Road and Earl Street||Steam-era suburban||24 March 1891||24 April 1893||Demolished|
|East Kew||Outer Circle||to the west of Normanby Road, close to Harp Road||Steam-era suburban||24 March 1891||24 April 1893||Demolished|
|Waverley Road||Outer Circle||Adjacent Sycamore Street Malvern East||Steam-era suburban||24 March 1891||9 December 1895||Demolished|
|Pic Nic||Hawthorn||East of Burnley station||Steam-era suburban||24 September 1860||19 July 1898||Demolished|
|Deepdene||Outer Circle, later "Deepdene Dasher"||Near corner of Burke Road and Gordon Street Deepdene||Suburban railcar||24 March 1891||9 October 1927||Demolished|
|Shenley||Outer Circle, later "Deepdene Dasher"||Canterbury Road, Canterbury||Suburban railcar||24 March 1891||9 October 1927||Demolished|
|Roystead||Outer Circle, later "Deepdene Dasher"||Mont Albert Road, Canterbury||Suburban railcar||14 May 1900||9 October 1927||Demolished|
|North Carlton||Inner Circle||Lang Street||Electric suburban||8 May 1885||1948||Converted to community centre|
|North Fitzroy||Inner Circle||East of Nicholson Street, on Rae and Park Streets||Electric suburban||8 May 1885||1948 to passengers, 1981 to goods trains||Demolished, platform mound remains|
|Williamstown Racecourse||Branch from the Altona line near Mobiltown station.||?||Electric suburban, special events||6 April 1855||4 June 1951||Demolished|
|Spring Vale Cemetery||Branch from Pakenham line||North of Springvale station||Electric suburban, funeral servcies||7 February 1904||1952||Demolished|
|Balnarring||Red Hill||?||Rural||2 December 1921||29 June 1953||Demolished|
|Merricks||Red Hill||?||Rural||2 December 1921||29 June 1953||Demolished|
|Red Hill||Red Hill||?||Rural||2 December 1921||29 June 1953||Demolished|
|Campbellfield||Upfield||Camp Road, Campbellfield||Rural||8 October 1889||5 May 1956||Demolished|
|Barker||Kew||Barkers Road, Kew||Electric suburban||19 December 1887||13 May 1957||Demolished|
|Kew||Kew||North of Hawthorn station||Electric suburban||19 December 1887||13 May 1957||Demolished (now, ironically, the site of VicRoads headquarters)|
|North Campbellfield||Upfield||Near current Upfield station||Rural||8 October 1889||5 May 1956||Upfield station opened nearby on 17 August 1959|
|South Morang||Whittlesea||?||Rural||23 December 1889||28 November 1959||Demolished; rebuilt and reopened 22 April 2012|
|Mernda||Whittlesea||Platform remains visible from highway||Rural||23 December 1889||28 November 1959||Demolished|
|Yan Yean||Whittlesea||?||Rural||23 December 1889||28 November 1959||Demolished|
|Whittlesea||Whittlesea||?||Rural||23 December 1889||28 November 1959||Demolished|
|Somerton||Craigieburn||Adjacent to Somerton Road level crossing, Roxburgh Park||Rural||13 November 1882||Passenger service on December 1961||Still open to freight services, new Roxburgh Park station opened near original site in 2007|
|Mont Park Asylum||Branch from Hurstbridge||Waiora Road, MacLeod||Electric suburban, freight only||28 August 1911||1964||Demolished|
|Mount Evelyn||Warburton||Wray Crescent, Mount Evelyn||Rural||13 November 1901||1 August 1965||Platforms demolished, building converted to library|
|Wandin||Warburton||Railway Parade, Wandin||Rural||13 November 1901||1 August 1965||Demolished, platform partially intact|
|Seville||Warburton||Station Road, Seville||Rural||13 November 1901||11 August 1965||Demolished, platform intact|
|Killara||Warburton||Sunnyside Road, Seville East||Rural||13 November 1901||1 August 1965||Demolished, platforms intact|
|Woori Yallock||Warburton||Syme Road, Woori Yallock||Rural||13 November 1901||1 August 1965||Demolished, platform intact|
|Launching Place||Warburton||Warburton Highway, Launching Place||Rural||13 November 1901||1 August 1965||Remnants of platform|
|Yarra Junction||Warburton||Warburton Highway, Yarra Junction||Rural||13 November 1901||1 August 1965||Intact and used as a museum|
|Wesburn||Warburton||Cavanagh Rd, Wesburn||Rural||13 November 1901||1 August 1965||Remnants of platform|
|Millgrove||Warburton||Warburton Highway, Millgrove||Rural||13 November 1901||1 August 1965||Remnants of platform|
|Warburton||Warburton||Highfield Road, Warburton||Rural||13 November 1901||1 August 1965||Remnants of platform (The siding site is currently an old sawmill, planned redevelopment)|
|Coldstream||Healesville||Station Street, Coldstream||Rural||15 May 1888||1993||Station buildings destroyed by fire, platform intact|
|Yering||Healesville||MacIntyre Road, Yering, just off Melba Highway||Rural||15 May 1888||9 December 1980||Abandoned|
|Narrambi||Mornington||Near Narambi Road||Rural||June 1980||?||Material reused for other stations|
|Langwarrin||Stony Point||McClelland Road, Langwarrin||Rural||1 October 1888||22 June 1981||Demolished, platform mound remains|
|White City||Sunbury||Sunshine Road, Tottenham||Suburban electric, special events, workers trains||11 November 1927||4 October 1981||Demolished|
|Lyndhurst||Cranbourne||Bayliss Road, Lyndhurst, just off Western Port Highway||Rural||1 October 1888||Passenger service on 4 October 1981||Still open to freight services until 2009|
|Mobiltown||Werribee||Kororoit Creek Road, Altona||Electric suburban||9 November 1953||29 January 1985||Demolished|
|Paisley||Werribee line express route||Ross Road, Altona||Electric suburban||14 October 1929||14 April 1985||Demolished, although the island platform remains|
|Galvin||Werribee line express route||Maidstone Road, Altona||Electric suburban||22 August 1927||14 April 1985||Demolished|
|Williamstown Pier||Williamstown||Morris Street, Williamstown||Electric suburban||3 October 1857||25 March 1987||Demolished, now a carpark|
|South Melbourne||St Kilda||Ferrars Street, South Melbourne||Electric suburban||16 September 1858||August 1987||Converted to tram stop and commercial use|
|Albert Park||St Kilda||Ferrars Street, Albert Park||Electric suburban||27 November 1860||August 1987||Converted to tram stop and commercial use|
|Middle Park||St Kilda||Canterbury Road, Middle Park||Electric suburban||2 July 1883||August 1987||Converted to tram stop and abandoned|
|St Kilda||St Kilda||Fitzroy Street, St Kilda||Electric suburban||13 May 1857||August 1987||Converted to tram stop and commercial use|
|Montague||Port Melbourne||Woodgate and Montague Streets, Montague||Electric suburban||2 June 1883||December 1987||Converted to tram stop and demolished|
|North Port||Port Melbourne||Raglan Street, Port Melbourne||Electric suburban||May 1859||December 1987||Converted to tram stop and demolished|
|Graham||Port Melbourne||Graham Street, Port Melbourne||Electric suburban||1 June 1888||December 1987||Converted to tram stop and demolished|
|Port Melbourne||Port Melbourne||Beach Street, Port Melbourne||Electric suburban||13 April 1854||December 1987||Converted to tram stop and commercial use|
|Stopping Place #16||Mornington||Nepean Highway, Mornington||Rural||30 November 1959||1988||Demolished, replaced by new Mornington station in 2000|
|APM Siding||Branch from the Hurstbridge line at Fairfield||Grange and Heidelberg Roads, Alphington||Goods siding||29 July 1919||1994||Alignment remains, dismantled|
|Werribee Racecourse||Continuation of Werribee line||Off Bulban Road, Werribee||Special event station||?||1995||Access to station and part of the platform demolished; sign board remains, however|
|Princes Bridge||City Loop||Flinders Street, current site of Federation Square||Electric suburban||8 February 1859||1997||Services amalgamated into Flinders Street Station. Platform space is now used as screen gallery for the Australian Centre for the Moving Image|
|General Motors||Pakenham||Off Progress Street, Dandenong South (access via dirt track)||Electric suburban, workers trains||18 November 1956||28 July 2002||Intact but concerns exist regarding legal access to the platforms|
These stations previously existed in slightly different locations, and/or at a higher or lower level (for example, originally at ground level then lowered into a cutting), to their modern-day counterparts. They may be considered the closed predecessors of today's stations.
- Ardeer (August 1956) – on the Melton line (greater metropolitan line)
- Boronia (1998) – on the Belgrave line; track lowered station rebuilt (with a significantly larger capacity than before the rebuild) lowered as part of grade separation under the intersection of Dorset/Boronia Roads. Surface areas and carpark now integrated with Boronia Junction Shopping Centre.
- Box Hill (1983–1985) – on the Belgrave/Lilydale line; track lowered and station incorporated into Box Hill Central shopping centre.
- Canterbury (19 June 1966) – on the Belgrave/Lilydale line; current high level station opened on 15 September 1968 and was completed and the Canterbury Rd level crossing closed on 22 December 1968
- Dandenong- Built 8 October 1887, upgraded in 1994–1995 – Change over for the Pakenham and Cranbourne Lines
- Elsternwick (October 1960) – on the Sandringham line; grade separated to remove the level crossing and tram square at Glen Huntly Road.
- Epping (29 November 1959) – terminus of the Epping line until 2012; current station opened on 30 November 1964
- Fawkner (13 July 1903) – on the Upfield line; current station opened on 10 December 1906
- Footscray 1900 – two separate stations for the Williamstown and Sunbury lines were merged into the current site
- Flinders Street Station
- Originally Melbourne Terminus (built 1854)
- Current Flinders Street Station (built 1910)
- Glen Waverley (24 February 1964) – terminus of the Glen Waverley line
- Hoppers Crossing (1983) – Originally located on the Western Side of Old Geelong Road (1970–1983) for country trains, rebuilt with longer platforms to cater for Electric Trains on the Eastern Side of Old Geelong Road.
- Laburnum (January 2007) – on the Belgrave/Lilydale line; track lowered to create a rail underpass replacing the level crossing at Middleborough Road.
- Lalor (5 August 1952) – on the South Morang line
- Mitcham (25 December 1882 - 2 January 2014) – on the Belgrave/Lilydale line; track lowered to create a rail underpass replacing two level crossings at Mitcham Road and Rooks Road. New station opened 25 January 2014.
- Moorabbin 1959 – on the Frankston line; new station lowered below road level and provision made for the third track (which did not occur for some 20 years), road underpasses established for South Road and the Nepean Highway
- Mornington (1987) – on the Mornington line; new station located on the demolished Stopping Place 16 station and opened 2000
- Narre Warren (3 June 1995) – on the Pakenham line
- Nunawading (January 2010) – on the Belgrave/Lilydale line; track lowered and station rebuilt with a provision made for a third track as part of the Springvale Road grade separation project.
- Officer (13 May 1956) – on the Pakenham line
- Richmond (the gateway to the city for all eastern lines) has had several incarnations:
- Punt Road low level (8 February 1859 – 12 December 1859)
- Swan Street low level (12 December 1859 – 1885)
- Richmond high level (1885 – 26 March 1960) – the opening of this station overlapped with the closure of Swan Street
- Sandown Park (16 May 1955) – on the Pakenham and Cranbourne lines; current station opened on 19 June 1965
- Southern Cross, the main terminus of regional and interstate services in Victoria.
- Progressively expanded until 1960.
- Rebuilt station building and platform layout beginning in 1960 as part of the works providing a standard gauge railway link to Sydney.
- Beginning 2002, Spencer Street has been substantially rebuilt and renamed Southern Cross. While maintaining the previous platform layout, the station bears no resemblance to the former station.
- Thomastown (November 2011) – on the South Morang line; new station on the opposite side of the tracks.
- Tottenham low level (27 July 1982) – on the Sunbury line
- Watergardens (Sydenham) (2002) – on the Sydenham line
- Watsonia was lowered into a cutting when the line between Macleod and Greensborough was duplicated. (Hurstbridge line)
- West Footscray (14 October 2013) - on the Sunbury Line; rebuilt as part of the Regional Rail Link project.
- Victorian Railway to '62, by Leo J. Harrigan (1962)
- Suburban Tickets of The Victorian Railways, by H.K. Atkinson (1991)