Alphington railway station, MelbourneEdit profile
Alphington is a railway station in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, located in the suburb of Alphington, on the Hurstbridge railway line. Alphington is unmanned and is in Metcard Zone 1.
Alphington is located at the western end of the Yarralea Street level crossing, with station access from Rowe, Wingrove and Yarralea Streets.
The station consists of two side platforms; Platform 1 has a large brick building, while platform 2 has a smaller brick building. A large Metcard ticket vending machine is located at the entrance to platform 1, which is able to dispense most ticketing options available and also accept notes and coins. A small coin-only Metcard ticket vending machine and myki ticketing machine both located at the entrance to platform 2. It also contains a Telstra public phone on Platform 2 behind the brick building. A footbridge is situated at the Flinders Street end of the station.
Platforms, services and connecting bus service
- Hurstbridge line - all stations and limited stops services (Clifton Hill to Jolimont) to Flinders Street
- Hurstbridge line - all stations and limited stops services to Heidelberg, Macleod, Greensborough, Eltham and Hurstbridge
- 508 Moonee Ponds – Alphington via Brunswick West, Brunswick RS, Northcote, Fairfield (every day). Operated by Dyson's Bus Services.
- 546 Heidelberg – University of Melbourne via Darebin RS, Clifton Hill RS (Monday to Friday). Operated by Dyson's Bus Services.
Alphington station opened on 8 May 1888. Boom barriers replaced interlocked gates at Yarralea Street in 1966.