Murrumbeena railway station
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Murrumbeena railway station is located on the Pakenham and Cranbourne lines in Victoria (Australia), Victoria, Australia. It serves the south-eastern Melbourne suburb of Murrumbeena, Victoria, Murrumbeena, and it opened on 14 May 1879.Murrumbeena
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The station opened one month after the railway line from Caulfield railway station, Caulfield to Oakleigh railway station, Oakleigh opened. A Siding (rail), siding was once located at the Rail_directions#Up_and_down, Down end of Platform 2. It was reduced in length in 1972, and was removed altogether in 1977. The station once had a signal box at the Up end of Platform 1, which was removed in 1979, when boom barriers were provided at the former Murrumbeena Road level crossing, which was located at the Up end of the station. In March 2014, the Level Crossing Removal Authority announced a grade separation project to replace the Murrumbeena Road level crossing immediately to the west of the station, being done so as part of its elevated railway project. The historic station (protected by a local heritage overlay) and associated footbridge were removed and replaced with a temporary station until the completion of the project. Trains commenced running on the new elevated lines in June 2018.


Platforms and services

Murrumbeena has one island platform with two faces. It is serviced by Metro Trains Melbourne, Metro Trains' Pakenham and Cranbourne line services. Platform 1: * all stations and limited express services to Flinders Street railway station, Flinders Street * all stations and limited express services to Flinders Street Platform 2: * all stations and limited express services to Pakenham railway station, Pakenham * all stations services to Cranbourne railway station, Cranbourne It is planned to connect the Pakenham and Cranbourne lines to the Sunbury railway line, Melbourne, Sunbury line, through the new Metro Tunnel, in late 2025.


Transport links

CDC Melbourne operates one route via Murrumbeena station, under contract to Public Transport Victoria: *: Kew, Victoria, Kew – Oakleigh railway station, Oakleigh station Ventura Bus Lines operates two routes via Murrumbeena station, under contract to Public Transport Victoria: *: Moorabbin railway station, Moorabbin station – Chadstone Shopping Centre *: Chadstone Shopping Centre – Sandringham railway station, Sandringham station


Gallery

File:Murrumbeena level crossing.jpg, V/Line VLocity, VLocity train traverses over the former Murrumbeena Road railway crossing in March 2010 File:Murrumbeena historic station 2016.jpg, Former ground level station building on Platform 1 in March 2016 File:Murrumbeena railway station - Concourse Entrance.jpg, Station concourse and entrance in January 2021


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External links

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Melway map
at street-directory.com.au {{Public Transport Victoria railway stations, Cranbourne=y, Pakenham=y, state=collapsed Railway stations in Melbourne Railway stations in Australia opened in 1879