Hurstbridge railway station
Northbound view in November 2015. A derailed train is visible in the distance.
|Location||Heidelberg-Kinglake Road, Hurstbridge
|Distance||38.02 kilometres from Southern Cross|
|Bicycle facilities||4 Loops|
|Fare zone||Myki zone 2|
|Website||Public Transport Victoria|
|Opened||25 June 1912|
|Previous names||Hurst's Bridge|
|Passengers (Year)||5,168 Weekly (2011-2012) (0.251 Million (251,000))|
Hurstbridge railway station is the terminus of the Hurstbridge line, in Victoria, Australia. It serves the north-eastern Melbourne suburb of Hurstbridge, and opened on 25 June 1912 as Hurst's Bridge. It was renamed Hurstbridge on 9 December 1912.
Platforms & services
Accidents and incidents
Shortly before 2 a.m. on November 11, 2015, X'Trapolis train 927M-1664T-928M derailed, following an unauthorised movement from the yard, resulting in several collisions with various infrastructure and another train. On June 1, 2016, a former Metro Trains worker pleaded guilty to causing the incident, along with lighting two fires at Newport Workshops in 2015, which damaged or destroyed heritage train carriages, including a historical Swing Door EMU.
- Hurstbridge Vicsig
- Hurstbridge Line timetable Public Transport Victoria
- "VICSIG". vicsig.net. Retrieved 2015-11-20.
- ""Metro Employee Found Guilty" 1-6-16". youtube.com. Retrieved 2016-06-13.