Castlemaine railway station

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Castlemaine
CastlemaineStation.JPG
Southbound view in December 2008
Location Kennedy Street, Castlemaine
Australia
Coordinates 37°03′47″S 144°12′51″E / 37.0630°S 144.2141°E / -37.0630; 144.2141Coordinates: 37°03′47″S 144°12′51″E / 37.0630°S 144.2141°E / -37.0630; 144.2141
Owned by VicTrack
Operated by V/Line
Line(s) Bendigo
Distance 125.48 kilometres from Southern Cross
Platforms 3 (1 island, 1 side)
Tracks 3
Construction
Structure type Ground
Disabled access Yes
Other information
Status Staffed
Station code CME
Fare zone Myki zone 9
Website Public Transport Victoria
History
Opened 21 October 1862
Services
Preceding station   V/Line   Following station
Bendigo line

Castlemaine railway station is located on the Bendigo line, in Victoria, Australia. It serves the town of Castlemaine, and opened on 21 October 1862.[1]

Rationalisation of the former yard occurred during the late 1980s.[2]

Disused stations Elphinstone and Taradale are located between Castlemaine and Malmsbury, while disused stations Harcourt and Ravenswood are located between Castlemaine and Kangaroo Flat. Demolished station Chewton was also located between Castlemaine and Malmsbury.

Platforms & services[edit]

Castlemaine has one island platform, with two faces and one side platform. It is serviced by V/Line Bendigo and Swan Hill line services.[3][4] Platform 3 is currently used by Victorian Goldfields Railway services.[5]

Platform 1:

Platform 2:

Platform 3:

References[edit]

  1. ^ Castlemaine Vicsig
  2. ^ "Works". Newsrail. Australian Railway Historical Society. March 1988. p. 89. 
  3. ^ Bendigo - Melbourne timetable Public Transport Victoria
  4. ^ Swan Hill - Melbourne timetable Public Transport Victoria
  5. ^ Timetable Victorian Goldfields Railway

External links[edit]

Closed station navigation
Maldon / Victorian Goldfields Railway
Junction | Muckleford Next station →
Moolort line
Junction | Campbell Next station →