Croydon railway station, Melbourne

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Croydon is a railway station in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, located in the suburb of Croydon, on the Lilydale railway line. Croydon is classed as a Premium Station and is in Metcard Zone 2.

Station overview

Croydon is located between Wicklow Avenue and Railway Drive, with station access from both.

The station consists of two side platforms; Platform 1 has a large brick building housing an enclosed waiting area, ticket facilities and toilets, while platform 2 has a smaller brick building. A large Metcard ticket vending machine is located inside the waiting area, which is able to dispense most ticketing options available and also accept notes and coins, with additional coin-only Metcard and myki ticket vending machines located inside the waiting area on platform 1 and at the entrance to platform 2.


Croydon station opened on 1 December 1882 as Warrandyte, and was renamed Croydon in 1884. The current up platform (platform 1) was provided in 1984 as part of the line duplication between Croydon and Ringwood. It was upgraded to a Premium Station on July 31, 1996.


Platform 1:

  • Lilydale line - all stations and limited stops services to Ringwood and Flinders Street.

Platform 2:

  • Lilydale line - all stations services to Lilydale.

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