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Riversdale railway station

Riversdale
Northbound view from Platform 1 in March 2003
Location Wandin Road, Camberwell
Coordinates
Owned by VicTrack
Operated by Metro
Line(s) Alamein
Distance 11.73 kilometres from Southern Cross
Platforms 2 side
Tracks 2
Connections Tram
Construction
Structure type Ground
Parking 32
Other information
Status Unstaffed station
Station code RIV
Fare zone Myki zone 1
Website Public Transport Victoria
History
Opened 30 May 1890
Electrified Yes
Services
Preceding station   Metro Trains   Following station
toward Flinders Street
Alamein line
toward Alamein

Riversdale railway station is located on the Alamein line in Victoria, Australia. It serves the eastern Melbourne suburb of Camberwell opening on 30 May 1890 along with the first section of the Outer Circle line, drawing its name from the adjacent Riversdale Road.[1]

Some trains also terminate at Riversdale after morning and evening peaks and return to Camberwell for stabling.

Though it was closed for a year in 1897/98 when the Outer Circle line closed, it reopened soon after, due to a public outcry.[2] The station also features unusual manually operated boom gates, with arms that are divided into two sections, so as not to collide with overhead tram wires.

Contents

  • Platforms & services 1
  • Transport links 2
  • References 3
  • External links 4

Platforms & services

Riversdale has two side platforms. It is serviced by Metro Trains' Alamein line services.[3]

Platforms 1:

Platforms 2:

Transport links

Yarra Trams operates one route via Riversdale station:

References

  1. ^ Riversdale Vicsig
  2. ^ David Beardsell & Bruce Herbert (1979). The Outer Circle: A history of the Oakleigh to Fairfield Park Railway. Australian Railway Historical Society. p. 68.  
  3. ^ Alamein Line timetable Public Transport Victoria
  4. ^ Route 70 Waterfront City Docklands - Wattle Park timetable Public Transport Victoria

External links

  • Media related to at Wikimedia Commons
  • Melway
Closed station navigation
Outer Circle line
← Previous station East Camberwell Burwood Next station →
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