Thornbury railway station, Melbourne

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Thornbury
PTV commuter rail station
Thornbury railway station platform 2.jpg
Southbound view from Platform 2 in December 2013
General information
LocationEthel Street,
Thornbury, Victoria 3071
City of Darebin
Australia
Coordinates 37°45′19″S144°59′54″E / 37.7552°S 144.9983°E / -37.7552; 144.9983 Coordinates: 37°45′19″S144°59′54″E / 37.7552°S 144.9983°E / -37.7552; 144.9983
Owned by VicTrack
Operated by Metro Trains
Line(s) Mernda
Distance10.62 kilometres from Southern Cross
Platforms2 side
Tracks2
Connections Tram
Construction
Structure typeGround
Bicycle facilitiesYes
Disabled accessYes
Other information
StatusOperational, Unstaffed
Station codeTBY
Fare zone Myki Zone 1
Website Public Transport Victoria
History
Opened8 October 1889;132 years ago (1889-10-08)
Electrified1500 V DC overhead (July 1921)
Services
Preceding station Metro Trains Following station
Croxton Mernda line Bell
towards Mernda

Thornbury railway station is located on the Mernda line in Victoria, Australia. It serves the northern Melbourne suburb of Thornbury, and it opened on 8 October 1889. [1]

Contents

Both platforms were extended at the Down end of the station in 1973. [1]

During October 1987, the double line block system between Thornbury and Northcote was abolished, and replaced with three positioning signalling, [2] with all two position signals between Thornbury and Merri also abolished. [2] A number of signal posts were also abolished during this time. [1]

Boom barriers replaced interlocked gates at the Hutton Street level crossing around 1987/1988. [3] [4]

Platforms and services

Thornbury has two side platforms. It is serviced by Metro Trains' Mernda line services. [5]

Platform 1:

Platform 2:

Yarra Trams operates two routes via Thornbury station:

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References

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  2. 1 2 "Works". Newsrail. Australian Railway Historical Society. January 1988. p. 27.
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