West Richmond railway station, Melbourne

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West Richmond is a railway station in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, located in the suburb of Richmond, on the Epping and Hurstbridge railway lines. West Richmond is unmanned and is in Metcard Zone 1.

Station overview
Facilities

West Richmond is located between Highett Street and Jika Place, with station access from both.

The station consists of two side platforms; Platform 1 has a large brick building, while platform 2 has a brick building of similar size. 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.

The railway line between the station and Jolimont passes though two short tunnels at the Flinders Street end of the station.

History

West Richmond station opened on 21 October 1901.

Platforms

Platform 1:

  • Epping & Hurstbridge lines - all stations services to Flinders Street.

Platform 2:

  • Epping & Hurstbridge lines - all stations services to Epping, Greensborough, Eltham and Hurstbridge.
Gallery
  • Entrance to the citybound platform.

Media

1 photo

Building Activity

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