Bunyip railway station

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Bunyip
PTV regional rail station
Bunyip railway station.jpg
Station platform
LocationNar Nar Goon–Longwarry Road
Bunyip, Victoria 3815
Australia
Coordinates38°05′56″S 145°43′15″E / 38.0990°S 145.7207°E / -38.0990; 145.7207Coordinates: 38°05′56″S 145°43′15″E / 38.0990°S 145.7207°E / -38.0990; 145.7207
Owned byVicTrack
Operated byV/Line
Line(s)Gippsland line
Distance79.09 kilometres from Southern Cross
Platforms1
Tracks1
Train operatorsV/Line
Construction
Structure typeAt-grade
Disabled accessYes
Other information
StatusOperational, unstaffed
Station codeBYP
Fare zone4/5
WebsitePublic Transport Victoria
History
Opened8 October 1877 (1877-10-08)
ElectrifiedNo
Services
Preceding station   V/Line   Following station
Traralgon line
towards Traralgon

Bunyip railway station is a railway station on the Gippsland line, in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia. It serves the town of Bunyip, and opened on 8 October 1877.[1] The remains of a former goods and stock platform (the siding for the platform was removed in April 1988)[2] and a crane are opposite the single platform.

On 26 August 1988, the electric staff system between Bunyip and Longwarry was abolished, and was replaced with automatic three position signalling.[3] The signal box and all two position signals were also abolished.[3]

The track up to the western end of the station was duplicated in 1956, but the section from Bunyip to Longwarry remains as single track, due to the bridge over the Bunyip River. The line was electrified in July 1954, and was removed between Bunyip and Warragul in December 1998, and Pakenham and Bunyip in 2005, as part of the Regional Fast Rail project.[1] However, a substation and a short section of overhead, that are listed on the Victorian Heritage Register, have been retained, to the west of the station.[4]

The station was de-staffed on 26 May 1991.[5]

Platforms & services[edit]

Bunyip has one platform. It is serviced by V/Line Traralgon line services.[6]

Platform 1:

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Bunyip Vicsig
  2. ^ "Operations". Newsrail. Australian Railway Historical Society. June 1988. p. 184.
  3. ^ a b "Works". Newsrail. Australian Railway Historical Society. November 1988. p. 345.
  4. ^ Bunyip Railway Sub Station Archived 2014-05-05 at the Wayback Machine On My Doorstep
  5. ^ "Works". Newsrail. Australian Railway Historical Society. July 1991. p. 220.
  6. ^ Traralgon - Melbourne timetable Public Transport Victoria

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