Fairfield railway station, Melbourne

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Fairfield
Fairfield-station-from-footbridge.jpg
Eastbound view in February 2008
Location Railway Place, Fairfield
Australia
Coordinates 37°46′45″S 145°01′01″E / 37.7792°S 145.0169°E / -37.7792; 145.0169Coordinates: 37°46′45″S 145°01′01″E / 37.7792°S 145.0169°E / -37.7792; 145.0169
Owned by VicTrack
Operated by Metro Trains
Line(s) Hurstbridge
Distance 9.15 kilometres from Southern Cross
Platforms 2 side
Tracks 2
Connections Bus
Construction
Structure type Ground
Parking 70
Disabled access Yes
Other information
Status Host station
Station code FFD
Fare zone Myki zone 1
Website Public Transport Victoria
History
Opened 8 May 1888
Electrified Yes
Services
Preceding station   Metro Trains   Following station
Hurstbridge line
toward Hurstbridge

Fairfield railway station is located on the Hurstbridge line in Victoria, Australia, and serves the north-eastern Melbourne suburb of Fairfield. The station was called Fairfield Park when it opened on 8 May 1888, and was renamed Fairfield on 14 November 1943.[1]

From 1891 to 1893, Fairfield was the junction station for the northern end of the former Outer Circle line,[2] and was later the junction of the APM Siding, which operated from 1919 to the 1990s, and served the Australian Paper Manufacturers paper mill. Boom barriers replaced interlocked gates at the Station Street level crossing in 1969.[3]

Fairfield Industrial Dog Object (FIDO), a 6-metre-tall wooden sculpture of a dog, is located adjacent to the level crossing, at the eastern end of Platform 2.

Platforms & services[edit]

Fairfield has two side platforms, and is served by Metro Trains' Hurstbridge line services.[4]

Platform 1:

Platform 2:

Transport links[edit]

Dyson's Bus Services operates two routes via Fairfield station:

References[edit]

  1. ^ Fairfield Vicsig
  2. ^ David Beardsell & Bruce Herbert (1979). The Outer Circle: A history of the Oakleigh to Fairfield Park Railway. Australian Railway Historical Society. ISBN 0-85849-024-2. 
  3. ^ S0092: Station Street Vicsig
  4. ^ Hurstbridge Line timetable Public Transport Victoria
  5. ^ Route 567 Northcote - Regent timetable Public Transport Victoria
  6. ^ Route 609 Hawthorn - Fairfield timetable Public Transport Victoria

External links[edit]

Closed station navigation
Outer Circle line
Junction | Fulham Grange Next station →