North Williamstown railway station

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North Williamstown
NorthWilliamstownStation.JPG
Southbound view in November 2008
Location Champion Road, North Williamstown
Coordinates 37°51′26″S 144°53′20″E / 37.8573°S 144.8890°E / -37.8573; 144.8890Coordinates: 37°51′26″S 144°53′20″E / 37.8573°S 144.8890°E / -37.8573; 144.8890
Owned by VicTrack
Operated by Metro
Line(s) Williamstown
Distance 12.27 kilometres from Southern Cross
Platforms 2 side
Tracks 2
Construction
Structure type Ground
Parking 10
Other information
Status Unstaffed station
Station code NWN
Fare zone Myki zone 1
Website Public Transport Victoria
History
Opened 1 February 1859
Electrified Yes
Services
Preceding station   Metro Trains   Following station
Williamstown line
toward Williamstown

North Williamstown railway station is located on the Williamstown line in Victoria, Australia. It serves the western Melbourne suburb of North Williamstown, opening on 1 February 1859.[1]

The Australian Railway Historical Society Museum is a short walk from the station, along Champion Road.

Land east of the station was once occupied by a strip of historic commercial premises, but is now used as car parking. Various proposals have been made by railway land manager VicTrack to subdivide this land for a high-density residential development.[2]

Boom barriers were provided at the Ferguson Street level crossing in 1967.[3]

Platforms & services[edit]

North Willimastown has two side platforms. It is serviced by Metro Trains' Williamstown line services.[4]

Platform 1:

Platform 2:

Transport links[edit]

Sita Buslines operates one route via North Williamstown station:

References[edit]

  1. ^ North Williamstown Vicsig
  2. ^ "Rail land may be sold". Star News Group. www.starnewsgroup.com.au. 20 May 2008. Retrieved 2008-06-30. 
  3. ^ VR History by Andrew Waugh
  4. ^ Williamstown Line timetable Public Transport Victoria
  5. ^ Route 472 Williamstown - Moonee Ponds timetable Public Transport Victoria

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