Beaconsfield railway station, Melbourne

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Beaconsfield
PTV commuter rail station
BeaconsfieldStation.jpg
Northern view of platform 2
LocationKenilworth Avenue
Beaconsfield, Victoria 3809
Australia
Coordinates38°03′03″S 145°21′58″E / 38.0509°S 145.3660°E / -38.0509; 145.3660Coordinates: 38°03′03″S 145°21′58″E / 38.0509°S 145.3660°E / -38.0509; 145.3660
Owned byVicTrack
Operated byMetro Trains
Line(s)Gippsland line
Distance51.45 kilometres from Southern Cross
Platforms2 (1 island)
Tracks2
Train operatorsMetro Trains
ConnectionsBus routes 836 & 926
Construction
Structure typeAt-grade
Parking30 spaces
Disabled accessYes
Other information
StatusOperational, unstaffed
Station codeBFD
Fare zone2
WebsitePublic Transport Victoria
History
Opened1 December 1879 (1879-12-01)
Electrified1500 V DC overhead
Traffic
Passengers (2008–2009)226,321[1]
Passengers (2009–2010)237,027[1]Increase 4.73%
Passengers (2010–2011)236,642[1]Decrease 0.16%
Passengers (2011–2012)239,137[1]Increase 1.05%
Passengers (2012–2013)Not measured[1]
Passengers (2013–2014)213,051[1]Decrease 10.91%
Services
Preceding station   Metro Trains   Following station
Pakenham line
towards Pakenham

Beaconsfield railway station is a railway station located on the Gippsland line in Victoria, Australia. It serves the south-eastern Melbourne suburb of Beaconsfield, opening on 1 December 1879.[2]

Flashing signals were provided at the nearby Station/Goff Street level crossing in 1976.[3] Boom barriers have since been added to the level crossing.

Platforms & services[edit]

Beaconsfield has one island platform with two faces. It is serviced by Metro Trains' Pakenham line services.[4]

Platform 1:

Platform 2:

It is planned to connect the Pakenham line to the Sunbury line through the new Metro Tunnel in late 2025.

Transport links[edit]

Ventura Bus Lines operate two routes via Beaconsfield station:

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f "Train Station Patronage FY2008-2014". Public Transport Victoria. 14 May 2015. Archived from the original (XLS) on 30 March 2016. Retrieved 1 November 2016. (access from [1] Archived 3 November 2016 at the Wayback Machine)
  2. ^ Beaconsfield Vicsig
  3. ^ "Works". Newsrail. Australian Railway Historical Society. July 1976. p. 160.
  4. ^ "Pakenham Line". Public Transport Victoria.
  5. ^ "836 Berwick Station - Eden Rise SC via Bridgewater Estate". Public Transport Victoria.
  6. ^ "926 Pakenham Station - Fountain Gate Shopping Centre via Lakeside & Beaconsfield". Public Transport Victoria.

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