Belgrave railway station

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This article is about the suburban railway station. For the Puffing Billy Railway station, see Belgrave (Puffing Billy) railway station
Belgrave
BelgraveStation1.jpg
Northbound view in April 2006
Location Belgrave-Gembrook Road, Belgrave
Coordinates 37°54′33″S 145°21′19″E / 37.90908°S 145.35526°E / -37.90908; 145.35526Coordinates: 37°54′33″S 145°21′19″E / 37.90908°S 145.35526°E / -37.90908; 145.35526
Owned by VicTrack
Operated by Metro Trains
Line(s) Belgrave
Distance 42.69 kilometres from Southern Cross
Platforms 2 (island)
Tracks 2
Connections Bus
Construction
Structure type Ground
Parking 140
Bicycle facilities 8
Disabled access Yes
Other information
Status Premium station
Station code BEG
Fare zone Myki zone 2
Website Public Transport Victoria
History
Opened 18 December 1900
Closed 30 April 1954
Rebuilt 19 February 1962
Electrified Yes
Services
Preceding station   Metro Trains   Following station
Belgrave line Terminus

Belgrave railway station is the terminus of the Belgrave line in Victoria, Australia, and serves the eastern Melbourne suburb of Belgrave. The station was called Monbulk when it opened on 18 December 1900, but was renamed Belgrave on 21 November 1904.[1] It was upgraded to a premium station on 2 July 1996.[2]

The station was originally on the Upper Ferntree GullyGembrook narrow gauge line. It closed, along with the rest of the line, on 30 April 1954. After the line from Ferntree Gully to Belgrave was converted to broad gauge, the rebuilt station reopened on 19 February 1962.[1] The new station was located further down the line than the original narrow-gauge station, which was approximately where the current station car park is located.

The Puffing Billy Railway's Belgrave station is located 100 metres north of the station and is accessible via a short footpath.

Platforms & services[edit]

Belgrave has one island platform with two faces. It is served by Metro Trains' Belgrave line services.[3]

Platforms 1:

Platforms 2:

Transport links[edit]

Ventura Bus Lines operate five routes to and from Belgrave station, under contract to Public Transport Victoria:

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Belgrave Vicsig
  2. ^ "Upgrading Eltham to a Premium Station". Newsrail. Australian Railway Historical Society. October 1997. p. 310. 
  3. ^ Belgrave Line timetable Public Transport Victoria
  4. ^ Route 663 Belgrave - Lilydale timetable Public Transport Victoria
  5. ^ Route 693 Belgrave - Oakleigh timetable Public Transport Victoria
  6. ^ Route 694 Olinda - Belgrave timetable Public Transport Victoria
  7. ^ Route 695 Belgrave - Gembrook timetable Public Transport Victoria
  8. ^ Route 697 Belgrave - Belgrave South timetable Public Transport Victoria

External links[edit]

Media related to Belgrave railway station, Melbourne at Wikimedia Commons