Upwey railway station, MelbourneEdit profile
Upwey is a railway station in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, located in the suburb of Upwey, on the Belgrave railway line. Upwey is unstaffed and is in Metcard Zone 2.Facilities
Upwey is located between the Burwood Highway and Main Street, with station access from both.
The station consists of two platforms, in an island format, with a large pebblemix building at the Flinders Street end of the station. A large Metcard ticket vending machine is located at the entrance to the island platform, which is able to dispense most ticketing options available and also accept notes and coins. An underpass is situated at the Belgrave end of the station.
Upwey is a crossing loop in the middle of a 6 km section of single track between Ferntree Gully and Belgrave.Platforms and services
- Lilydale and Belgrave lines—all stations and limited stops services to Ringwood and Flinders Street
- Lilydale and Belgrave lines—all stations services to Belgrave
Upwey station opened on 3 June 1901. The station was formerly one of the stations on the Upper Ferntree Gully – Gembrook narrow gauge line, one of the narrow gauge lines of the Victorian Railways until 1962 when the line as far as Belgrave was converted to Broad Gauge.