Belmont Park railway station

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This article is about the former station in Perth, Australia. For the station in New York City, see Belmont Park (LIRR station).
Belmont Park
Transperth Belmont Park Train Station.jpg
Station in June 2005
Location Victoria Park Drive, Burswood
Australia
Coordinates 31°57′00″S 115°53′34″E / 31.94995°S 115.892876°E / -31.94995; 115.892876Coordinates: 31°57′00″S 115°53′34″E / 31.94995°S 115.892876°E / -31.94995; 115.892876
Owned by Public Transport Authority
Operated by Transperth
Line(s)       Armadale
Distance 3.2 kilometres from Perth
Platforms 2 (1 island)
Tracks 2
Construction
Structure type Ground
Other information
Station code ABP
99031 (platform 1)
99032 (platform 2)
Fare zone 1
History
Opened 1906
Closed 18 October 2013
Electrified Yes
Previous names Goodwood
Services
Preceding station   Transperth Trains network   Following station
towards Perth
Armadale Line
towards Armadale
Thornlie Line
towards Thornlie

Belmont Park railway station was located on the Armadale/Thornlie line in Perth, Western Australia. It was operated by Transperth serving Belmont Park Racecourse from 1906 until 2013.

History[edit]

Belmont Park station opened in 1906 as Goodwood.[1] In 1979 it was renamed Belmont Park.[2][3] It was used only when there was an event at the Belmont Park Racecourse.[4]

The station closed on 18 October 2013 to make way for the new Stadium station that is being built as part of the Perth Stadium project.[5][6]

Platforms & services[edit]

Stop no. Platform Line Stopping pattern Destination Notes
[2779] Belmont Park station platforms
99031 Transperth platform 1B.svg Armadale All stations Perth
Thornlie
99032 Transperth platform 2B.svg Armadale All stations Armadale
Thornlie T Thornlie

Bus routes[edit]

Route Number Destination / Description
[21853] Victoria Park Drive (north-east bound)
    907, 908 Rail replacement service to Perth station
[21854] Victoria Park Drive (south-west bound)
    907 Rail replacement service to Armadale station
    908 Rail replacement service to Thornlie station

References[edit]

  1. ^ Timeline 1900-1929 Town of Victoria Park
  2. ^ Timeline 1970-2004 Town of Victoria Park
  3. ^ "Change of Name of Goodwood Railway Station (City of Perth, 1527/22)". Western Australia Government Gazette. 22 December 1978. pp. 1978:4801. 
  4. ^ History of Stations on the Armadale Train Line Right Track
  5. ^ Belmont Park stop to give way to Stadium Station Government of Western Australia 28 August 2013
  6. ^ Perth's Belmont Park station to close in October in preparation for new stadium station Urbanlyst 2 September 2013