Greensborough railway station

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Greensborough
GreensboroughBuildingPlatform1.JPG
View towards Hurstbridge in December 2008
Location Para Road, Greensborough
Australia
Coordinates 37°42′14″S 145°06′29″E / 37.7040°S 145.1081°E / -37.7040; 145.1081Coordinates: 37°42′14″S 145°06′29″E / 37.7040°S 145.1081°E / -37.7040; 145.1081
Owned by VicTrack
Operated by Metro
Line(s) Hurstbridge
Distance 22.93 kilometres from Southern Cross
Platforms 2 (1 island)
Tracks 2
Connections Bus
Construction
Structure type Ground
Parking 212
Bicycle facilities Yes
Disabled access Yes
Other information
Status Premium station
Station code GRN
Fare zone Myki zone 2
Website Public Transport Victoria
History
Opened 5 June 1902
Electrified Yes
Services
Preceding station   Metro Trains   Following station
Hurstbridge line
toward Hurstbridge

Greensborough railway station is located on the Hurstbridge line, in Victoria, Australia. It serves the north-eastern Melbourne suburb of Greensborough, and opened on 5 June 1902.[1] It was upgraded to a Premium station on 21 June 1996.[2]

Because of the curvature of the line, northbound (Hurstbridge) bound services head south-east upon departing the station, and, likewise, southbound (Flinders Street) bound services head north-west.

Just past the station, the double track becomes single, for the remainder of the journey to Hurstbridge. A number of peak hour services to and from Flinders Street terminate at Greensborough.

A former goods yard existed at the Up end of the station. The yard was removed during duplication of the line, between Watsonia and Greensborough, in the late 1970s.[3]

Platforms & services[edit]

Greensborough has one island platform with two faces. It is serviced by Metro Trains' Hurstbridge line services.[4] The direction of trains passing each other is unusual for Melbourne, with trains passing on the left. During peak periods, both platforms are used by trains travelling in either direction.

Platform 1:

Platform 2:

Transport links[edit]

Dyson's Bus Services operates five routes via Greensborough station:

Transdev Melbourne operates three routes via Greensborough station:

Gallery[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Greensborough Vicsig
  2. ^ "Upgrading Eltham to a Premium Station". Newsrail. Australian Railway Heistorical Society. October 1997. p. 310. 
  3. ^ "Works". Newsrail. Australian Railway Historical Society. July 1980. p. 160. 
  4. ^ Hurstbridge Line timetable Public Transport Victoria
  5. ^ Route 513 Eltham - Glenroy Public Transport Victoria
  6. ^ Route 517 Northland - St Helena Public Transport Victoria
  7. ^ Route 518 Greensborough - St Helena West Public Transport Victoria
  8. ^ Route 385 Whittlesea - Greensborough Archived 19 April 2014 at the Wayback Machine. Public Transport Victoria
  9. ^ Route 566 Lalor - Northland Public Transport Victoria
  10. ^ Route 293 Box Hill - Greensborough Public Transport Victoria
  11. ^ Route 901 Frankston - Melbourne Airport timetable Public Transport Victoria
  12. ^ Route 902 Chelsea - Airport West timetable Public Transport Victoria

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