Parliament railway station, Melbourne

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ParliamentParliament
Station information
Code PAR
Distance from
Flinders St
1.2 km
Line All lines
# Platforms 4
# Tracks 4
Status Premium station
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GPS Coordinates 37°48′41.25″S
144°58′21.90″E
Zone 1

Parliament is an underground railway station in Melbourne, Australia. It is part of the suburban train network. It is one of the five stations on the City Loop. The city loop goes around the central business district.

Parliament has 4 platforms on two levels, like the other to underground stations on the city loop. Each level is for the trains leaving. The different levels are for trains going to the north and west suburbs or to the south and east suburbs. The station opened on January 22 1983.

Many people who work for the government use the station because it is underneath the Parliament House of Victoria. It is also at the intersection of Bourke Street and Spring Street. The tram routes 86, 95 and 96 on Bourke Street, tram routes 11, 12, 31, 42, 109, and 112 on Collins Street and the free City Circle tram stop near the station.

The lower platforms are 38 metres low. that means that they are the lowest in the city loop. Its escalators are the longest in the southern hemisphere.


Station Navigation
"City Loop"
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