Thornbury railway station, Melbourne

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Thornbury
Thornbury railway station platform 2.jpg
Southbound view from Platform 2 in December 2013
Location Ethel Street, Thornbury
Australia
Coordinates 37°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 by VicTrack
Operated by Metro
Line(s) South Morang
Distance 10.62 kilometres from Southern Cross
Platforms 2 side
Tracks 2
Connections Tram
Construction
Structure type Ground
Bicycle facilities Yes
Disabled access Yes
Other information
Status Unstaffed station
Station code TBY
Fare zone Myki zone 1
Website Public Transport Victoria
History
Opened 8 October 1889
Electrified Yes
Services
Preceding station   Metro Trains   Following station
South Morang line
toward South Morang

Thornbury railway station is located on the South Morang 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 - 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' South Morang 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 2016-03-01. 
  4. ^ "Northcote to Reservoir 1988". The Met Signalling Diagram No 17’88. www.signaldiagramsandphotos.com. Retrieved 2016-03-01. 
  5. ^ South Morang Line timetable Public Transport Victoria
  6. ^ Route 11 West Preston - Victoria Harbour Docklands timetable Public Transport Victoria
  7. ^ Route 86 Bundoora RMIT - Waterfront City Docklands timetable Public Transport Victoria

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