Upfield railway station, MelbourneEdit profile
Upfield is a railway station in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, located in the locality of Upfield, in the suburb of Coolaroo, on the Upfield railway line. Upfield is classed as a Premium Station and is in Metcard Zone 2.
Upfield is located at the northern end of the Barry Road level crossing, which provides station access.
The station consists of one side platform, with a large weatherboard building at the Flinders Street end, with an enclosed waiting room, a ticket office and toilets. A large Metcard ticket vending machine is located inside the waiting room, which is able to dispense most ticketing options available and also accept notes and coins, as well as a myki ticket vending machine. A stabling yard is situated at the down end (Somerton direction) of the station.
Upfield station opened on 8 October 1889 as North Campbellfield. The station closed in 1903, reopened in 1928, closed again in 1956 and reopened again in 1959 as Upfield. A disused track extends to Somerton at the down end, but is blocked by the stabling yard.
Despite being always staffed, the station was not made a Premium Station until December 2007, with funding made available by the Victorian Government Public Transport and Liveability statement of May 2006.
- Upfield line - terminating services; all stations services returning to Flinders Street.