Auburn railway station, Melbourne

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Auburn is a railway station in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, located in the suburb of Hawthorn East on the Lilydale, Belgrave and Alamein railway lines. Auburn Station is classed at a Host Station and is in Metcard Zone 1. Auburn is the only station between Richmond and Camberwell without a connecting tram service.

Facilities
Auburn is located at the eastern end of the Auburn Road rail overpass, with station access from Auburn and Victoria Roads via the main underpass. The station consists of an island layout and side platform; Platforms 1 & 2 ( island platform) has a large red brick building, while platform 3 has a semi-large red brick building. A large Metcard ticket vending machine is located in the station's underpass, which is able to dispense most ticketing options available and also accept notes and coins. A small-coin only Metcard ticket vending machine is also located inside the underpass.

Platforms, services and connecting bus service
Platform 1:
  • Suburban Metro Trains services to Flinders Street
Platform 2:
  • Suburban Metro Trains services to Flinders Street
  • Suburban Metro Trains services to Alamein (Peak only)
  • Suburban Metro Trains services to Belgrave
  • Suburban Metro Trains services to Lilydale
Platform 3:
  • Suburban Metro Trains services to Alamein (Peak only)
  • Suburban Metro Trains services to Belgrave
  • Suburban Metro Trains services to Lilydale


History
Auburn station opened on April 3, 1882 as Auburn Road, and was renamed Auburn in the same year. The building is listed on the Victorian Heritage Register. The current two storey station building dates back to 1916, when the railway between Hawthorn and Camberwell was regraded. It features brick and stucco facades punctuated by arches.

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