Traralgon railway station

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PTV regional rail station
Traralgon railway station.png
Station building
LocationPrinces Highway
Traralgon, Victoria 3844
Coordinates38°11′56″S 146°32′19″E / 38.1988°S 146.5385°E / -38.1988; 146.5385Coordinates: 38°11′56″S 146°32′19″E / 38.1988°S 146.5385°E / -38.1988; 146.5385
Owned byVicTrack
Operated byV/Line
Line(s)Gippsland line
Distance158.07 kilometres from Southern Cross
Platforms1 (plus 1 disused)
Train operatorsV/Line
Structure typeAt-grade
Disabled accessYes
Other information
StatusOperational, staffed
Station codeTRG
Fare zone12/13
WebsitePublic Transport Victoria
Opened1 June 1877 (1877-06-01)
Preceding station   V/Line   Following station
Bairnsdale line
towards Bairnsdale
Traralgon lineTerminus
Closed station navigation
Preceding station   Disused railways   Following station
Terminus   Maffra line   Glengarry

Traralgon railway station is located on the Gippsland line in Victoria, Australia. It serves the city of Traralgon, opening on 1 June 1877.[1][2] It was formerly the junction of the cross country branch line to Maffra and Stratford (closed between 1987-1995)[3] and has historically been the Gippsland region's principal operational location.

In 1995 the current station building and platform was built.[4] This station is located on the opposite side of the tracks to the former station. The former station building still exists and is under private ownership. The area still retains a turntable and engine shed, with the latter listed on the Victorian Heritage Register. Traralgon station is now only used for passenger services, with freight operations ceasing in 1994.

Electification of the Gippsland Line to Traralgon was completed between 1954-1956 to support freight traffic in the Latrobe Valley. Freight traffic declined as demand decreased, and Traralgon station was eventually de-electrified in 1987.[5]

Platforms & services[edit]

Traralgon has one platform. It is serviced by V/Line Traralgon services which terminate at the station and Bairnsdale line services.[6][7]

In early 2019, Rail Projects Victoria announced a second platform and train stabling facility at or near Traralgon[8]

Platform 1:


  1. ^ Traralgon Vicsig
  2. ^ Traralgon VR History
  3. ^ Maffra Line Vicsig
  4. ^ Chris Banger (November 1997). "Sprinters". Newsrail. Australian Railway Historical Society. p. 336.
  5. ^ Bairnsdale Line Vicsig
  6. ^ Traralgon - Melbourne timetable Public Transport Victoria
  7. ^ Bairnsdale - Melbourne timetable Public Transport Victoria
  8. ^ "Gippsland line upgrade". Rail Projects Victoria. 24 April 2019. Retrieved 30 April 2019.

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