Jewell railway station, MelbourneEdit profile
Jewell is a railway station in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, located in the suburb of Brunswick, on the Upfield railway line. Jewell is unmanned and is in Metcard Zone 1.Station overview
Jewell is located at the southern end of the Union Street level crossing, with station access from Wilson Avenue, Union and Watson Streets.
The station consists of two side platforms; Platform 1 has a large red brick building, while platform 2 has a smaller brick building. A large Metcard ticket vending machine is located at the entrance to platform 1, which is able to dispense most ticketing options available and also accept notes and coins. A coin-only Metcard ticket vending machine is located at the entrance to platform 2. Myki ticket vending machines are also located at the entrances to platform 1 & platform 2.
A disused goods shed sits next to the platform 1 entrance, whilst a disused signal box is located next to the Union Street level crossing.History
Jewell station opened on September 9, 1884 as South Brunswick, and was renamed Jewell in 1954. The station was named after the long serving member of the State Parliamentarian James Robert Jewell, who was the Member for Brunswick from 1910 to 1949.Platforms
- Upfield line - all stations services to Flinders Street.
- Upfield line - all stations services to Upfield.
Entrance to platform 1