Mitcham railway station, Melbourne

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Mitcham is a railway station in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, located in the suburb of Mitcham, on the Lilydale and Belgrave railway lines. Mitcham is classed as a Premium Station and is in Metcard Zone 2.

Facilities
Mitcham is located at the western end of the Mitcham Road level crossing and between Calcutta Street and Colombo Street, the latter two providing station access. The station consists of two side platforms; Platform 1 has a large brick building housing an enclosed waiting area, ticket facilities and 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 accept notes and coins. A small coin-only Metcard ticket vending machine is located at the entrance to platform 2, as well as inside the waiting area on platform 1. A crossover and refuge siding are located at the Flinders Street end of the station, which allows Mitcham to be used as a terminus when necessary, although it is rarely used as such.

Platforms/Services & Connecting bus services
Platform 1:
  • Lilydale and Belgrave lines - limited stops services to Flinders Street
Platform 2:
  • Lilydale and Belgrave lines - all stations services to Ringwood, Lilydale, Upper Ferntree Gully and Belgrave


History
Mitcham station opened on 25 December 1882. It was upgraded to a Premium Station on 4 April 1996. Boom barriers were provided at Mitcham Road in 1979. In 2010 the Springvale road Level Crossing was grade separated so Blackburn Station and Mitcham Station were the station's to have replacement buses between the two station's (But Mitcham buses did not stop at Nunawading.)

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