Showgrounds railway station, Melbourne

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Commuter rail station
Westbound view with a Connex Melbourne
Comeng train
Location Epsom Road, Flemington, Victoria
Coordinates 37°47′00″S 144°54′54″E / 37.7834°S 144.9149°E / -37.7834; 144.9149Coordinates: 37°47′00″S 144°54′54″E / 37.7834°S 144.9149°E / -37.7834; 144.9149
Owned by VicTrack
Operated by Metro Trains Melbourne
Line(s) Flemington Racecourse
Distance 5.73 kilometres from Southern Cross
Platforms 1
Tracks 2
Structure type Ground
Disabled access Yes
Other information
Status Special events only
Station code SGS
Fare zone 1
Website Public Transport Victoria
Opened 7 November 1883
Electrified Yes
Preceding station   Metro Trains   Following station
Flemington Racecourse line

Showgrounds railway station is located on the Flemington Racecourse line in Victoria, Australia. It serves the Melbourne Showground in the suburb of Flemington opening on 7 November 1883.[1]

The station is only open during special events at the Showgrounds, such as the annual Royal Melbourne Show.

There are multiple signal boxes located at the Showgrounds, in addition to several portable buildings for staff amenities, and a wooden station building for selling rail tickets. Also located on the platform are turnstiles for entry to the Melbourne Showgrounds and a Ticketek booking office for admission tickets.

Platforms & services[edit]

Showgrounds has one platform. During special events it is serviced by trains to Flinders Street calling at North Melbourne and Southern Cross.[2]

Platform 1:


  1. ^ Showgrounds Vicsig
  2. ^ Public Transport Royal Melbourne Show

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