Thornbury railway station, Melbourne

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Thornbury
Thornbury railway station platform 2.jpg
Southbound view from Platform 2 in December 2013
LocationEthel Street, Thornbury
Australia
Coordinates37°45′19″S 144°59′54″E / 37.7552°S 144.9983°E / -37.7552; 144.9983Coordinates: 37°45′19″S 144°59′54″E / 37.7552°S 144.9983°E / -37.7552; 144.9983
Owned byVicTrack
Operated byMetro
Line(s)Mernda
Distance10.62 kilometres from Southern Cross
Platforms2 side
Tracks2
ConnectionsTram
Construction
Structure typeGround
Bicycle facilitiesYes
Disabled accessYes
Other information
StatusUnstaffed station
Station codeTBY
Fare zoneMyki zone 1
WebsitePublic Transport Victoria
History
Opened8 October 1889
ElectrifiedYes
Services
Preceding station   Metro Trains   Following station
Mernda line
towards Mernda

Thornbury railway station is located on the Mernda line, in Victoria, Australia. It serves the north-eastern Melbourne suburb of Thornbury, and opened on 8 October 1889.[1]

During October 1987, the double line block system between Thornbury and Northcote was abolished, and replaced with three positioning signalling,[2] with all two position signals between Thornbury and Merri also abolished.[2]

Boom barriers replaced interlocked gates at the Hutton Street level crossing around 1987/1988.[3][4]

Platforms & services[edit]

Thornbury has two side platforms. It is serviced by Metro Trains' Mernda line services.[5]

Platform 1:

Platform 2:

Transport links[edit]

Yarra Trams operates two routes via Thornbury station:

References[edit]

  1. ^ Thornbury Vicsig
  2. ^ a b "Works". Newsrail. Australian Railway Historical Society. January 1988. p. 27.
  3. ^ "Northcote to Epping 1987". MetRail Signalling Diagram No 39’87. www.signaldiagramsandphotos.com. Retrieved 1 March 2016.
  4. ^ "Northcote to Reservoir 1988". The Met Signalling Diagram No 17’88. www.signaldiagramsandphotos.com. Retrieved 1 March 2016.
  5. ^ "Mernda Line". Public Transport Victoria.
  6. ^ "11 West Preston - Victoria Harbour Docklands". Public Transport Victoria.
  7. ^ "86 Bundoora RMIT - Waterfront City Docklands". Public Transport Victoria.

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