Kooyong railway station, MelbourneEdit profile
Kooyong is a railway station in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, located in the suburb of Kooyong, on the Glen Waverley railway line. Kooyong station is unmanned and is in Metcard Zone 1.Station overview
Kooyong is located at the eastern end of the Glenferrie Road tramway crossing, which provides station access.
The station consists of two side platforms; Platform 1 has a large weatherboard building, while platform 2 has a small steel shelter (the shape and size of a 1960s suburban bus shelter). 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 located at the entrances to platform 1 and platform 2.
A signal box is situated on platform 2 at the Flinders Street end of the station, to control the tramway crossing. Despite the unmanned status, the toilets were available for use in December 2007 and in good condition.
The Kooyong Tennis Stadium is a short walk from the station on Glenferrie Road.History
Kooyong station opened on 24 March 1890. Electrification reached the station in 1922.Platforms, services and connecting services
- Metro Trains services towards Flinders Street.
- Metro Trains services towards Glen Waverley.
- 968 City (Swanston Street) - Knox City SC/Belgrave (NightRider service).
- Tram route 16 - Melbourne University - Kew via Glenferrie Road, Dandenong Road, St Kilda Road, Swanston Street.