Holmesglen railway station, Melbourne

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Holmesglen is a railway station in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, located in the suburb of Malvern East, on the Glen Waverley railway line. Holmesglen is classed as a Host Station and is in Metcard Zone 1+2 overlap.


Station overview

Facilities

Holmesglen is located at the western end of the Warrigal Road rail overpass, which provides station access.


The station consists of two platforms, in an island format, with a large weatherboard building at the Glen Waverley end of the station. A large Metcard ticket vending machine is located at the entrance to the platforms, which is able to dispense most ticketing options available and also accept notes and coins. A coin-only Metcard ticket vending machine and ticket office sits beside. An underpass is situated at the Glen Waverley end of the station. Myki readers and recharge machines are also installed at the station, in anticipation of the future replacement of the Metcard ticketing system. Due to curved track and platform, the centre of the platform is usually about 20cm from the train.


Holmesglen Institute of TAFE is located south of the station.


History

Holmesglen station opened on 5 May 1930, along with the railway line between East Malvern and Glen Waverley. The station was the site of a train crash in 2000.


Platforms

Platform 1:


  • Suburban Metro Trains services to Flinders Street.

Platform 2:


  • Suburban Metro Trains services to Glen Waverley.

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