North Williamstown railway station

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North Williamstown
NorthWilliamstownStation.JPG
Southbound view in November 2008
LocationChampion Road, Williamstown North
Coordinates37°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 byVicTrack
Operated byMetro
Line(s)Williamstown
Distance12.27 kilometres from Southern Cross
Platforms2 side
Tracks2
Construction
Structure typeGround
Parking10
Other information
StatusUnstaffed station
Station codeNWN
Fare zoneMyki zone 1
WebsitePublic Transport Victoria
History
Opened1 February 1859
ElectrifiedYes
Services
Preceding station   Metro Trains   Following station
Williamstown line
towards Williamstown

North Williamstown railway station is located on the Williamstown line in Victoria, Australia. It serves the western Melbourne suburb of Williamstown North, 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 30 June 2008.
  3. ^ VR History by Andrew Waugh
  4. ^ "Williamstown Line". Public Transport Victoria.
  5. ^ "472 Williamstown - Moonee Ponds via Footscray". Public Transport Victoria.

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