Macleod railway station
Southbound view in May 2014
|Location||Birdwood Avenue, Macleod|
|Operated by||Metro Trains|
|Distance||17.71 kilometres from Southern Cross|
|Platforms||3 (island platform and side platform)|
|Fare zone||Myki zone 2|
|Website||Public Transport Victoria|
|Opened||1 March 1911|
Macleod railway station is located on the Hurstbridge line in Victoria, Australia, and serves the north-eastern Melbourne suburb of Macleod. It opened on 1 March 1911, and became denoted as a Premium station in 2001.
From 1911 to 1964, Macleod was the junction of the short, freight-only, Mont Park branch line, which served the Mont Park psychiatric hospital. Platform 3 was built on the alignment of the former branch in the late 1970s, as were three sidings immediately to the south of the station. A few train services terminate at Macleod before proceeding to the sidings to stable.
Facilities, platforms & services
Macleod is served by Metro Trains' Hurstbridge line services. It has one island platform with two faces, and one side platform. Platform 1 has an enclosed waiting area, ticket facilities and toilets.
The East West Bus Company operates one bus route to and from Macleod station:
|Closed station navigation|
|Mont Park branch|
|Junction|||||Mont Park||Next station →|