Ruthven railway station

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Ruthven
Ruthven Railway Station.jpg
Northbound view in May 2014
Location High Street, Reservoir
Australia
Coordinates 37°42′28″S 145°00′34″E / 37.7079°S 145.0094°E / -37.7079; 145.0094Coordinates: 37°42′28″S 145°00′34″E / 37.7079°S 145.0094°E / -37.7079; 145.0094
Owned by VicTrack
Operated by Metro Trains
Line(s) Mernda
Distance 15.95 kilometres from Southern Cross
Platforms 2 (1 island)
Tracks 2
Connections Bus
Construction
Structure type Ground
Parking 80
Disabled access Yes
Other information
Status Unstaffed station
Station code RUT
Fare zone Myki zone 2
Website Public Transport Victoria
History
Opened 5 August 1963
Electrified Yes
Services
Preceding station   Metro Trains   Following station
Mernda line
towards Mernda

Ruthven railway station is located on the Mernda line in Victoria, Australia. It opened on 5 August 1963, and serves the north-eastern Melbourne suburb of Reservoir.[1][2]

The station was named after William Ruthven, who served in both world wars (wining the Victoria Cross in World War I), and was later a member of the Victorian Parliament, representing Preston and then Reservoir.[3][4]

Platforms & services[edit]

Ruthven has one island platform with two faces. It is served by Metro Trains' Mernda line trains.[5]

Platform 1:

Platform 2:

Transport links[edit]

Dyson's Bus Services operates one route via Ruthven station, under contract to Public Transport Victoria:

References[edit]

  1. ^ Jack McLean (November 1995). "Reservoir - Whittlesea: Signalling and Safeworking". Newsrail. Australian Railway Historical Society. pp. 333–337.
  2. ^ Ruthven Vicsig
  3. ^ SE Dornan & RG Henderson (1979). Electric Railways of Victoria. Australian Electric Traction Society. p. 67. ISBN 0-909459-06-1.
  4. ^ "Ruthven, William (1893-1970) Biographical Entry - Australian Dictionary of Biography Online". www.adb.online.anu.edu.au. Retrieved 2008-06-16.
  5. ^ South Morang Line timetable Public Transport Victoria
  6. ^ Route 555 Epping - Northland timetable Archived 30 March 2014 at the Wayback Machine. Public Transport Victoria

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