Ginifer railway station, Melbourne

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Ginifer is a railway station in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, located in the suburb of St Albans, on the Sydenham railway line. Ginifer is unmanned and is in Metcard Zone 2.

Station overview


Ginifer is located between St Albans Road and Willaton Street, with station access from both.

The station consists of two side platforms; Platform 1 has a large brick building housing an enclosed waiting area, a disused ticket office and disused 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 accepts notes and coins, with additional coin-only Metcard ticket vending machines situated in the waiting area and at the entrance to platform 2. Myki ticket vending machines are located inside the waiting room on platform 1, and at the entrance to platform 2.


Ginifer station opened on 31 October 1982. It was known as Furlong during construction, and was then named after a recently-deceased local member of Parliament Jack Ginifer. Boom barriers were provided at Furlong Road in 1984.


Platform 1:

  • Sydenham line - all stations services to Flinders Street.
  • Bendigo line - one V/Line service to Southern Cross per day.

Platforms 2:

  • Sydenham line - all stations services to St Albans and Watergardens.
  • Bendigo line - one V/Line service to Sunbury per day.


  • Platform 2


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