Moonee Ponds railway station
Northbound view from Platform 2 in July 2015
|Location||Norwood Crescent, Moonee Ponds|
|Distance||6.89 kilometres from Southern Cross|
|Fare zone||Myki zone 1|
|Website||Public Transport Victoria|
|Opened||1 November 1860|
|Closed||1 July 1864|
|Rebuilt||9 October 1871|
Moonee Ponds railway station is located on the Craigieburn line in Victoria, Australia. It serves the northern Melbourne suburb of Moonee Ponds. It opened on 1 November 1860, as part of the private Melbourne and Essendon Railway Company line to Essendon. The station closed with the line on 1 July 1864, but was reopened on 9 October 1871, under government ownership.
The station building was provided in 1882, with a signal box provided in 1889, to control interlocked gates at the Puckle Street level crossing, until they were replaced with boom barriers in 1969.
Platforms & services
Ryan Brothers Bus Service operates one route to and from Moonee Ponds station:
Moonee Ponds Junction is located 400 metres east of the station, and is the terminus for routes operated by CDC Melbourne, Dysons, Kastoria Bus Lines, Moonee Valley Coaches and Sita Buslines. It is also served by Yarra Trams routes 59 and 82.
- Moonee Ponds Vicsig
- Turton, Keith W (1973). Six And A Half Inches From Destiny. The first hundred years of the Melbourne-Wodonga Railway 1873-1973. Australian Railway Historical Society. pp. 23, 86. ISBN 0-85849-012-9.
- "Craigieburn Line". Public Transport Victoria.
- "467 Aberfeldie - Moonee Ponds via Holmes Road". Public Transport Victoria.
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