Croydon railway station, Melbourne

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Croydon
CroydonTrainStationMarch2009.jpg
Westbound view from Platform 2 in March 2009
Location Wicklow Avenue, Croydon
Coordinates 37°47′43″S 145°16′50″E / 37.7954°S 145.2805°E / -37.7954; 145.2805Coordinates: 37°47′43″S 145°16′50″E / 37.7954°S 145.2805°E / -37.7954; 145.2805
Owned by VicTrack
Operated by Metro
Line(s) Lilydale
Distance 31.03 kilometres from Southern Cross
Platforms 2 side
Tracks 2
Connections Bus
Construction
Structure type Ground
Parking 420
Bicycle facilities 8
Other information
Status Premium station
Station code CDN
Fare zone Myki zone 2
Website Public Transport Victoria
History
Opened 1 December 1882
Electrified Yes
Services
Preceding station   Metro Trains   Following station
Lilydale line
toward Lilydale

Croydon railway station is located on the Lilydale line in Victoria, Australia. It serves the eastern Melbourne suburb of Croydon opening as Warrandyte on 1 December 1882, being renamed Croydon on 1 August 1884.[1]

Platform 1 opened on 30 June 1984 as part of the line duplication between Croydon and Ringwood.[2] It was upgraded to a Premium station on 31 July 1996.[3]

Platforms & services[edit]

Croydon has two side platforms. It is serviced by Metro Trains' Lilydale line services.[4]

Platforms 1:

Platforms 2:

Transport links[edit]

Transdev Melbourne operate one route from Croydon station:

Ventura Bus Lines operate nine routes via Croydon station:

References[edit]

  1. ^ Croydon Vicsig
  2. ^ VR History by Andrew Waugh
  3. ^ "Upgrading Eltham to a Premium Station". Newsrail. Australian Railway Heritage Society. October 1997. p. 310. 
  4. ^ Lilydale Line timetable Public Transport Victoria
  5. ^ Route 380 Ringwood - Croydon loop timetable Public Transport Victoria
  6. ^ Route 664 Chirnside Park - Knox City timetable Public Transport Victoria
  7. ^ Route 670 Ringwood - Swingburne University timetable Public Transport Victoria
  8. ^ Route 671 Croydon - Chirnside Park timetable Public Transport Victoria
  9. ^ Route 672 Croydon - Chirnside Park timetable Public Transport Victoria
  10. ^ Route 688 Croydon - Upper Ferntree Gully timetable Public Transport Victoria
  11. ^ Route 689 Croydon - Montrose timetable Public Transport Victoria
  12. ^ Route 690 Croydon - Boronia timetable Public Transport Victoria
  13. ^ Route 737 Croydon - Monash University timetable Public Transport Victoria
  14. ^ Telebus 4 Mooroolbark station - Chinside Park timetable Public Transport Victoria

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