Ascot Vale railway station

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Ascot Vale
Overview of Ascot Vale railway station, Melbourne.jpg
Northbound view from Platform 2 in March 2012
Location The Crescent, Ascot Vale
Coordinates 37°46′31″S 144°55′19″E / 37.77528°S 144.92194°E / -37.77528; 144.92194Coordinates: 37°46′31″S 144°55′19″E / 37.77528°S 144.92194°E / -37.77528; 144.92194
Owned by VicTrack
Operated by Metro
Line(s) Craigieburn
Distance 5.81 kilometres from Southern Cross
Platforms 2 side
Tracks 2
Connections Bus
Construction
Structure type Ground
Other information
Status Host station
Station code ASV
Fare zone Myki zone 1
Website Public Transport Victoria
History
Opened 1 November 1860
Closed 1 July 1864
Rebuilt 9 October 1871
Electrified Yes
Services
Preceding station   Metro Trains   Following station
Craigieburn line
toward Craigieburn

Ascot Vale railway station is located on the Craigieburn line in Victoria, Australia. It serves the north-western Melbourne suburb of Ascot Vale, opening on 1 November 1860, as part of the private Melbourne and Essendon Railway Company line to Essendon. The station closed with the line on 1 July 1864, but was reopened on 9 October 1871, under government ownership.[1][2]

A temporary station building was provided in 1882, after duplication of the line, with the present building on Platform 1 dating from 1889. A signal box was provided in the same year, but was closed with the abolition of mechanical signalling.[2]

Platforms and services[edit]

Ascot Vale has two side platforms. It is serviced by Metro Trains' Craigieburn line services.[3]

Platform 1:

Platform 2:

Transport links[edit]

Sita Buslines operates two routes via Ascot Vale station:

References[edit]

  1. ^ Ascot Vale Vicsig
  2. ^ a b Turton, Keith W (1973). Six And A Half Inches From Destiny. The first hundred years of the Melbourne-Wodonga Railway 1873-1973. Australian Railway Historical Society. pp. 23, 86. ISBN 0-85849-012-9. 
  3. ^ Craigieburn Line timetable Public Transport Victoria
  4. ^ Route 404 Footscray - Moonee Ponds timetable Public Transport Victoria
  5. ^ Route 472 Williamstown - Moonee Ponds timetable Public Transport Victoria

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