Showgrounds railway station, Melbourne
|Commuter rail station|
|Location||Epsom Road, Flemington, Victoria
|Operated by||Metro Trains Melbourne|
|Distance||5.73 kilometres from Southern Cross|
|Status||Special events only|
|Website||Public Transport Victoria|
|Opened||7 November 1883|
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
- Flemington Racecourse line: express and limited express services to Flemington Racecourse and to Flinders Street or Southern Cross during special events