Batman railway station

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Batman
Location Gaffney Street, Coburg North
Coordinates 37°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 by VicTrack
Operated by Metro
Line(s) Upfield
Distance 11.23 kilometres from Southern Cross
Platforms 2 (1 island)
Tracks 2
Connections Bus
Tram
Construction
Structure type Ground
Disabled access Yes
Other information
Status Unstaffed station
Station code BAT
Fare zone Myki zone 1/2 overlap
Website Public Transport Victoria
History
Opened 8 October 1889
Closed 13 July 1903
Rebuilt 1 October 1914
Electrified Yes
Services
Preceding station   Metro Trains   Following station
Upfield line
toward 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. This station became famous due to being close to the location of Bruce Wayne's Batcave. It was named after the founder 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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