Batman railway station, Melbourne

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Batman is a railway station in Melbourne, Australia, located in the suburb of North Coburg, on the Upfield railway line. Batman is unstaffed and is in Metcard Zones 1&2 overlap.

Facilities

Batman is located at the northern end of the Gaffney Street level crossing, which provides station access.

The station consists of an island platform, with a large weatherboard building at the Flinders Street end of the station. 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 disused signal bay is situated on platform 2 at the Flinders Street end of the station.

Tram route 19 is a short walk from the station, on Sydney Road.

Platforms and services

Platform 1:

  • Upfield line - all stations services to Flinders Street

Platform 2:

  • Upfield line - all stations services to Upfield
Bus services
  • 530 Coburg – Campbellfield via Merlynston RS, Fawkner RS, Gowrie RS (every day). Operated by Broadmeadows Bus Service
  • 534 Glenroy – Coburg via Merlynston RS, Batman RS (Monday to Saturday). Operated by Dyson's Bus Services
Tram services
  • 19 - North Coburg
  • 19 - City, Flinders Street Station/Elizabeth Street
History

Batman station opened on 8 October 1889 as Bell Park, but was closed in 1903. It was reopened as Batman in 1914, named after founder of Melbourne John Batman.

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