Boronia railway station, MelbourneEdit profile
Boronia is a railway station in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, located in the suburb of Boronia, on the Belgrave railway line. Boronia is classed as a Premium Station and is in Metcard Zone 2.Facilities
Boronia is located between Erica Avenue and Lupton Way, with station access from both.
The station consists of an island platform, located in a cutting, with a small railway tunnel located at the Belgrave end of the station passing under Boronia Junction. The platform has a large brick building housing an enclosed waiting area and toilets, and a concourse above, housing ticket facilities. A large Metcard ticket vending machine is located near the ticket office, which is able to dispense most ticketing options available and also accept notes and coins. A small coin-only Metcard ticket vending machine sits next to the ticket office. Lifts and stairs provide access to the platforms.Platforms, services and connecting bus services
- Belgrave Line - all stations and limited stops services to Ringwood and Flinders Street
- Belgrave Line - all stations services to Upper Ferntree Gully and Belgrave
Boronia station opened on 19 June 1920. The station has been rebuilt many times due to traffic congestion and level crossing accidents on Boronia Road. Boronia was upgraded to a Premium Station on 2 July 1996.
In 1998 Boronia station was lowered into a cutting to remove the nearby Boronia Road crossing. The current station opened on 5 November 1998.