Batman railway station

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Batman
LocationGaffney Street, Coburg North
Coordinates37°44′01″S 144°57′46″E / 37.7335°S 144.9628°E / -37.7335; 144.9628Coordinates: 37°44′01″S 144°57′46″E / 37.7335°S 144.9628°E / -37.7335; 144.9628
Owned byVicTrack
Operated byMetro
Line(s)Upfield
Distance11.23 kilometres from Southern Cross
Platforms2 (1 island)
Tracks2
ConnectionsBus
Tram
Construction
Structure typeGround
Disabled accessYes
Other information
StatusUnstaffed station
Station codeBAT
Fare zoneMyki zone 1/2 overlap
WebsitePublic Transport Victoria
History
Opened8 October 1889
Closed13 July 1903
Rebuilt1 October 1914
ElectrifiedYes
Services
Preceding station   Metro Trains   Following station
Upfield line
towards Upfield

Batman railway station is located on the Upfield line in Victoria, Australia. It serves the northern Melbourne suburb of Coburg North, and opened on 8 October 1889 as Bell Park. It closed on 13 July 1903, and reopened on 1 October 1914, as Batman. It was named after one of the founders of Melbourne, John Batman.[1][2]

Platforms & services[edit]

Batman has one island platform with two faces. It is serviced by Metro Trains' Upfield line services.[3]

Platform 1:

Platform 2:

Transport links[edit]

Broadmeadows Bus Service operates one route via Batman station:

  • 530: Coburg – Campbellfield Plaza Shopping Centre[4]

Dyson's Bus Services operates one route via Batman station:

Yarra Trams operates one route via Batman station:

References[edit]

  1. ^ Batman Vicsig
  2. ^ Thomas O'Callaghan (1918). Names of Victorian Railway Stations. Government Printer. ISBN 0-9580716-0-8. (2003 facsimile edition)
  3. ^ Upfield Line timetable Public Transport Victoria
  4. ^ Route 530 Campbellfield - Coburg timetable Public Transport Victoria
  5. ^ Route 534 Glenroy - Coburg timetable Public Transport Victoria
  6. ^ Route 19 North Coburg - City Elizabeth St timetable Public Transport Victoria

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