Caulfield railway station

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Caulfield
PTV commuter and regional rail station
Caulfield railway station, Melbourne, platform 2.jpeg
Eastbound view from platform 2 in January 2011
Location1 Sir John Monash Drive[1]
Caulfield East, Victoria 3145
Australia
Coordinates37°52′38″S 145°02′32″E / 37.8773°S 145.0423°E / -37.8773; 145.0423Coordinates: 37°52′38″S 145°02′32″E / 37.8773°S 145.0423°E / -37.8773; 145.0423
Owned byVicTrack
Operated byMetro Trains
Line(s)
Distance11.79 kilometres from Southern Cross
Platforms4 (2 side, 1 island)
Tracks4
Train operators
Connections
Construction
Structure typeAt-grade
Parking130 spaces
Bicycle facilities10 racks
Disabled accessYes
Other information
StatusPremium station
Station codeCFD
Fare zone1
WebsitePublic Transport Victoria
History
Opened7 May 1879 (1879-05-07)
Electrified1500 V DC overhead
Traffic
Passengers (2008–2009)3.135 million[2]
Passengers (2009–2010)3.486 million[2]Increase 11.2%
Passengers (2010–2011)4.048 million[2]Increase 16.12%
Passengers (2011–2012)4.065 million[2]Increase 0.42%
Passengers (2012–2013)Not measured[2]
Passengers (2013–2014)3.343 million[2]Decrease 17.76%
Services
Preceding station   Metro Trains   Following station
Pakenham line
towards Pakenham
Cranbourne line
towards Cranbourne
Frankston line
towards Frankston
V/Line
Bairnsdale line
towards Bairnsdale
Traralgon line
towards Traralgon
Official nameCaulfield Railway Station Complex
CriteriaA, B, C, D, E
Designated20 August 1982
Reference no.H1665[1]

Caulfield railway station is located on the Pakenham, Cranbourne and Frankston lines in Victoria, Australia. It serves the south-eastern Melbourne suburb of Caulfield East, opening on 7 May 1879.[3] In 2011/12, it was the 7th busiest station in Melbourne's metropolitan network, with 4.1 million passenger movements.[4]

The station is located adjacent to the Caulfield campus of Monash University and Caulfield Racecourse. It is listed on the Victorian Heritage Register.[5]

The small brick building on Platform 1, near the main platform building, was provided in 1974. It was originally provided as a race ticket office.[6]

It was upgraded to a Premium station on 13 June 1996, although the enclosed waiting area and ticket facilities were built in 1993 as part of the 'Travel Safe' program.[7]

Platforms & services[edit]

Caulfield has two side platforms and one island platform with two faces. It is served by Metro Trains' Pakenham,[8] Frankston,[9] and Cranbourne[10] line trains. It is also served by V/Line's Traralgon and Bairnsdale trains.[11]

Platform 1:

Platform 2:

Platform 3:

Platform 4:

It is planned to connect the Pakenham and Cranbourne lines to the Sunbury line through the new Metro Tunnel in late 2025.

Transport links[edit]

CDC Melbourne operates one route via Caulfield station:

CDC Melbourne and Ventura Bus Lines operates one route to and from Caulfield station:

Yarra Trams operates one route via Caulfield station

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Caulfield Railway Station Complex". Victorian Heritage Database. Government of Victoria. Archived from the original on 21 April 2019. Retrieved 23 April 2019.
  2. ^ a b c d e f "Train Station Patronage FY2008-2014" (XLS). Public Transport Victoria. 14 May 2015. Archived from the original on 30 March 2016. Retrieved 1 November 2016. (access from [1])
  3. ^ Caulfield Vicsig
  4. ^ Station Patronage Research Public Transport Victoria
  5. ^ Caulfield Railway Station Complex Department of Transport, Planning & Local Infrastructure
  6. ^ "Way & Works". Newsrail. Australian Railway Historical Society. June 1974. p. 137.
  7. ^ "Upgrading Eltham to a Premium Station". Newsrail. Australian Railway Historical Society. October 1997. p. 310.
  8. ^ "Pakenham Line". Public Transport Victoria.
  9. ^ "Frankston Line". Public Transport Victoria.
  10. ^ "Cranbourne Line". Public Transport Victoria.
  11. ^ Traralgon – Melbourne Public Transport Victoria
  12. ^ "624 Kew - Oakleigh via Caulfield & Carnegie & Darling and Chadstone (From 4-11-2018)". Public Transport Victoria.
  13. ^ "900 Stud Park SC (Rowville) - Caulfield via Monash University & Chadstone (SMARTBUS Service)". Public Transport Victoria.
  14. ^ "3-3a Melbourne University - East Malvern". Public Transport Victoria.

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