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|
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 number of 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.
East West Bus Company operates one route via Macleod station:
|Closed station navigation|
|Mont Park branch|
|Junction|||||Mont Park||Next station →|