Hurstbridge railway station, MelbourneEdit profile
Hurstbridge is a railway station in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, located in the suburb of Hurstbridge, and forms the terminus of the Hurstbridge railway line. Hurstbridge is staffed on a part-time basis and is in Metcard Zone 2. In 2009 it was the 9th least used metropolitan railway station in Melbourne, with an average of 480 passenger boardings per day.
Hurstbridge is located between Heidelberg-Kinglake Road and Greysharps Road, with station access from Heidelberg-Kinglake Road.
The station consists of a side platform, with a large brick building at end of the station. The building houses a waiting area and a ticket office. A large Metcard ticket vending machine is located outside the waiting area, which is able to dispense most ticketing options available and also accept notes and coins. A Myki ticket system machine is located inside the waiting area. A stabling yard is located directly opposite the station, and at the down end. A public telephone is located outside the waiting area, on the car park side of the station.
The station is staffed on a part-time basis until 8:00pm most evenings, except on Sundays when it closes at 1:45pm. Train services to Melbourne operate every 20–40 minutes during peak hours, every 40 minutes during the day, and hourly at night.
Platforms and services
- Hurstbridge line—all stations and limited stops services to Flinders Street
Hurstbridge station opened on 25 June 1912 as Hurst's Bridge, and was renamed Hurstbridge in the same year.