Strathmore railway station
|Location||Amelia Avenue, Essendon|
|Operated by||Metro Trains|
|Distance||9.79 kilometres from Southern Cross|
|Fare zone||Myki zone 1|
|Website||Public Transport Victoria|
|Opened||28 October 1890|
Strathmore railway station is located on the Craigieburn line in Victoria, Australia, serving the northern Melbourne suburb of Essendon. The station opened on 28 October 1890 as North Essendon, and was renamed Strathmore on 1 March 1955.
Located at the point where the original Sydney Road (now Pascoe Vale Road) crossed the railway on the level, it was one of the worst traffic bottlenecks in Melbourne, until grade separation works commenced in 1961. The first two lanes opened in 1963, with two more opening in 1964.
Platforms and services
- Strathmore Vicsig
- Turton, Keith W (1973). Six And A Half Inches From Destiny. The first hundred years of the Melbourne-Wodonga Railway 1873-1973. Australian Railway Historical Society. p. 87. ISBN 0-85849-012-9.
- "Craigieburn Line". Public Transport Victoria.
- "512 Strathmore - East Coburg via Pascoe Vale South & Coburg West & Coburg". Public Transport Victoria.
- Melway map at street-directory.com.au