List of Melbourne railway stations

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This is a list of the 200 currently operating suburban railway stations (216 including greater metropolitan stations) in Melbourne, Australia. The stations make up 16 railway lines going out from the city (and 4 greater metropolitan lines), as well as the central City Loop.

There are also a further 19 stations on 3 old, volunteer-operated, tourist railways. These are not a part of the suburban network.

Stations are broken up into 2 Myki ticketing zones (some stations are included in both zones, where tickets for either zone may be used), as well as the City Saver area, which is within Zone 1 and covers the central business district. On March 4, 2007 zone 3 was made part of zone 2.[1]

  • Stations listed in bold are "terminus" stations, where trains sometimes stop and change direction. On some lines, some trains will be timetabled not to go to the end of the line. Shuttle trains are also run back and forth between terminus stations on some lines.
  • Stations listed in italics are "premium stations" that are manned first to last train by staff who provide extra help and information to commuters.
  • Stations followed by a star ( * ) are "host stations". These stations are manned during peak hours only. Some are manned only during morning peak, some during both morning and evening peaks.
  • Listed in brackets after each station is that station's 3-letter code. These codes are used by the railway control system, but can also be used when looking up the Connex SMS Timetable.

For detailed travel information, do not rely only on this page; please go to the Metlink website.

City Loop[change | change source]

Zone 1 & City Saver

Southeastern lines (Caulfield group)[change | change source]

56 stations

Frankston line[change | change source]

Separates from the Pakenham line at Caulfield station.

19 stations

Zone 1
Zones 1 & 2 overlap
Zone 2

The Stony Point line is a greater metropolitan line that joins the Frankston line.

Pakenham line[change | change source]

Separates from the Sandringham line at South Yarra station.

23 stations

Zone 1
Zones 1 & 2 overlap
Zone 2

The Traralgon line is a regional line that continues the Pakenham line.

Cranbourne line[change | change source]

Separates from the Pakenham line at Dandenong station.

Zone 2

Sandringham line[change | change source]

Separates from the Eastern lines (Burnley group) at Richmond station.

12 stations

Zone 1
Zones 1 & 2 overlap
Zone 2

Western and northwestern lines (Northern group)[change | change source]

53 stations

Craigieburn line[change | change source]

Separates from the City Loop at Southern Cross and Flagstaff stations.

14 stations

Zone 1 & City Saver
Zone 1
Zones 1 & 2 overlap
Zone 2

Upfield line[change | change source]

Separates from the Craigieburn railway line at North Melbourne station.

13 stations

Zone 1
Zones 1 & 2 overlap
Zone 2

Sydenham line[change | change source]

Separates from the Craigieburn railway line at North Melbourne station.

12 stations

Zone 1
Zones 1 & 2 overlap
Zone 2

The Sunbury line is a greater metropolitan line that joins the Sydenham line.

Williamstown line[change | change source]

Separates from the Sydenham line at Footscray station.

7 stations

Zone 1

Werribee line[change | change source]

Separates from the Williamstown line at Newport station.

7 stations

Zone 1
Zones 1 & 2 overlap
Zone 2

The Geelong and Warrnambool regional lines join the Werribee line.

Flemington Racecourse line (Special events only)[change | change source]

Separates from the Craigieburn railway line at Newmarket station. Trains may start running on this line every day, as part of renewing the Royal Melbourne Showgrounds.

Zone 1

Eastern lines (Burnley group)[change | change source]

49 stations

Lilydale line[change | change source]

Separates from the City Loop at Flinders Street and Parliament stations.

23 stations

Zone 1
Zones 1 & 2 overlap
Zone 2

Glen Waverley line[change | change source]

Separates from the Lilydale line at Burnley station.

12 stations

Zone 1
Zones 1 & 2 overlap
Zone 2

Belgrave line[change | change source]

Separates from the Lilydale line at Ringwood station.

8 stations

Zone 2

Alamein line[change | change source]

Separates from the Lilydale line at Camberwell station.

6 stations

Zone 1

Northeastern lines (Clifton Hill group)[change | change source]

37 stations

Hurstbridge line[change | change source]

Separates from the City Loop at Flinders Street and Parliament stations.

23 stations

Zone 1 & City Saver
Zone 1
Zones 1 & 2 overlap
Zone 2

Epping line[change | change source]

Separates from the Hurstbridge line at Clifton Hill station.

14 stations

Zone 1
Zones 1 & 2 overlap
Zone 2

Greater metropolitan lines[change | change source]

These lines have trains pulled by diesel engines and railcar services, and use Myki tickets. All trains are run by V/Line, except for the Stony Point line run by Metro Trains Melbourne using engines borrowed from V/Line Passenger.

15 stations

Stony Point line[change | change source]

Begins at Frankston station on the Frankston line.

9 stations

Zone 2

Melton line[change | change source]

Separates from the Sydenham line at Sunshine station.

Zone 2

The Ballarat regional line is joined to the Melton line.

Sunbury line[change | change source]

Continues from the Sydenham line.

Zone 2

The Bendigo regional line is joined to the Sunbury line.

Tourist railways[change | change source]

These lines are run part-time (full-time in the case of Puffing Billy) by groups of people who want to keep old trains running, and are do not use Myki tickets.

19 stations

Puffing Billy Railway[change | change source]

12 stations. In this list only, a star ( * ) shows stations at which trains do not normally stop, and are there mainly to be historic.

Mornington Railway[change | change source]

Yarra Valley Tourist Railway[change | change source]

Maps[change | change source]

References[change | change source]

Other websites[change | change source]