Bellville railway station

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Railway station
Location Durban Road, Bellville, 7530
Coordinates 33°54′23″S 18°37′39″E / 33.9065°S 18.6275°E / -33.9065; 18.6275Coordinates: 33°54′23″S 18°37′39″E / 33.9065°S 18.6275°E / -33.9065; 18.6275
Owned by PRASA
Line(s) Shosholoza Meyl: Metrorail:
Platforms 1 side platform, 2 islands, and 1 island containing 2 bays
Tracks 11
Structure type At-grade
Bellville is located in Cape Town
Location within Cape Town

Bellville railway station is a railway station in the town of Bellville, Western Cape, South Africa. It is the second-biggest station in the Cape Town Metrorail railway network, after the Cape Town terminus. All trains on Metrorail's Northern Line pass through Bellville, and one branch of the Central Line also terminates there. It is also a stop for Shosholoza Meyl trains that terminate in Cape Town.

Bellville Station 2018

Bellville Station is a major terminus for Golden Arrow buses; it also has a large minibus taxi rank. To the south of the station is Transnet Freight Rail's main marshalling yard for the Cape Town area.

The station building is on the northern side of the tracks, attached to a side platform. There are three island platforms; the middle of these also contains two bays for trains traveling to and from Cape Town. The platforms are linked by two pedestrian tunnels.

Notable places nearby[edit]


Preceding station   Metrorail   Following station
towards Cape Town
Northern Line
Monte Vista service
towards Cape Town
Northern Line
Wellington service
towards Wellington
Northern Line
Stellenbosch service
towards Muldersvlei
Northern Line
Strand service
towards Strand
towards Cape Town
Central Line
Lavistown service
Shosholoza Meyl
Cape Town–Johannesburg
towards Johannesburg
Cape Town–Durban
towards Durban
Cape Town–East London
towards East London