Canterbury railway station, Melbourne

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Canberbury Railway Station.jpg
Eastbound view from Platform 3 in May 2014
Location Maling Road, Canterbury
Coordinates 37°49′28″S 145°04′53″E / 37.8245°S 145.0815°E / -37.8245; 145.0815Coordinates: 37°49′28″S 145°04′53″E / 37.8245°S 145.0815°E / -37.8245; 145.0815
Owned by VicTrack
Operated by Metro
Line(s) Lilydale
Distance 12.19 kilometres from Southern Cross
Platforms 3 (1 island, 1 side)
Tracks 3
Structure type Elevated
Parking 120
Other information
Status Unstaffed station
Station code CBY
Fare zone Myki zone 1/2 overlap
Website Public Transport Victoria
Opened 1 December 1882
Electrified Yes
Preceding station   Metro Trains   Following station
Lilydale line
toward Lilydale
Belgrave line
toward Belgrave

For the station in Sydney with the same name, see Canterbury railway station, Sydney.

Canterbury railway station is located on the Lilydale and Belgrave lines in Victoria, Australia. It serves the eastern Melbourne suburb of Canterbury opening on 1 December 1882.[1]

In the 1930s a crossover was provided at the Melbourne end of the station, and a signal box provided to work the interlocked level crossing gates.[2]

Work on the grade separation of the Canterbury Road level crossing commenced in early 1966, and was completed on 15 September 1968. The works involved the use of temporary track to keep trains running, and raising the station six metres. Services on the third track from East Camberwell were extended though the station to Box Hill in December 1971.[3]

Platforms & services[edit]

Canterbury has one island platform with two faces and one side platform. It is serviced by Metro Trains' Lilydale and Belgrave line services.[4][5]

Platforms 1:

Platforms 2:

Platforms 3:


  1. ^ Canterbury Vicsig
  2. ^ "Victorian Railways: East Camberwell to Box Hill diagram 5' 30". Signal Diagrams and Photos. Retrieved 2013-08-11. 
  3. ^ SE Dornan & RG Henderson (1979). Electric Railways of Victoria. Australian Electric Traction Society. p. 80. ISBN 0-909459-06-1. 
  4. ^ Lilydale Line timetable Public Transport Victoria
  5. ^ Belgrave Line timetable Public Transport Victoria

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