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List of closed Melbourne railway stations
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List of closed Melbourne railway stations

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This is a list of former railway stations in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia. Many of these stations are now abandoned or have been demolished.

Table of contents
1 Closed lines
2 Converted lines
3 Closed stations
4 Rebuilt stations
5 See also

Closed lines

Ordered by date of closure.

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Name Type Opened Closed Stations Current Status
St Kilda - Windsor link line Steam-era suburban 1857 1867 0 (it was a link between two other lines) Dismantled
Rosstown Railway Steam-era suburban One journey only, on November 14 1878 N/A ? Dismantled
Outer Circle line Steam-era suburban, later diesel-operated May 3 1890 Northern section in 1927; southern section in 1895 7 Rail-trail north of East Camberwell station (still in operation); southern section reopened as Alamein line
Red Hill line Diesel greater-metropolitan December 2 1921 June 29 1953 3 Dismantled
Kew line Electric suburban 19 December 1887 13 May 1957 1 Dismantled
Whittlesea line Diesel greater-metropolitan December 23 1889 November 28 1959 4 Dismantled
City East End Government line Short underground line for transferring documents between government buildings and gold to and from the Old Treasury 1862 1960s ? Dismantled
Warburton line Diesel greater-metropolitan November 13 1901 August 1 1965 10 Rail-trail
Inner Circle line Steam-era suburban, later electrified May 22 1888 Passenger service in 1948; freight service in 1981 3 Rail-trail (Bicycle/walking path)
Spencer Street postal line Short underground line for transferring mail between Spencer Street Station and the old sorting office ? ? 2 Dismantled

Converted lines

Ordered by date of reopening as converted line.

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Name Original Type Opened Conversion Completed Stations Converted To
St Kilda line Electric suburban May 13 1857 August 1987 4 Light rail, operating tram route 96
Port Melbourne line Electric suburban April 13 1854 December 1987 4 Light rail, operating tram route 109
Healesville line Greater-metropolitan ? ? 5 Tourist railway between Yarra Glen and Healesville stations
Puffing Billy Railway Steam-era greater-metropolitan 18 Dec 1900 ? ? Tourist railway
Mornington line diesel greater-metropolitan ? ? ? Tourist railway

Closed stations

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Name Line Location Type Opened Closed Current Status
Darlington Sunbury Between Footscray and Sydenham stations Steam-era suburban January 5 1860 Late 1860 Demolished
Holden Sunbury Between Footscray and Sydenham stations Steam era suburban January 5 1860 Late 1860 Demolished
Cremorne Windsor North bank of the Yarra River Steam era suburban December 12 1859 December 22 1860 Demolished
Botanic Gardens Hawthorn and Windsor Between the Melbourne Cricket Ground and Royal Botanic Gardens Steam era suburban March 2 1859 1862 (uncertain) Demolished
Salt Water River Williamstown ? Steam-era suburban October 1 1859 1867 (uncertain) Demolished
Richmond Park Glen Waverley (uncertain) ? Steam-era suburban March 24 1890 May 1890 Demolished
Fitzroy Inner Circle ? Steam-era suburban May 8 1885 ? Demolished
Fulham Grange Outer Circle ? Steam-era suburban March 24 1891 April 24 1893 Demolished
Willsmere Outer Circle ? Steam-era suburban March 24 1891 April 24 1893 Demolished
East Kew Outer Circle ? Steam-era suburban March 24 1891 April 24 1893 Demolished
Waverley Road Outer Circle ? Steam-era suburban March 24 1891 December 9 1895 Demolished
Pic Nic Hawthorn East of Burnley station Steam-era suburban September 24 1860 July 19 1898 Demolished
Deepdene Outer Circle, later "Deepdene Dasher" ? diesel suburban March 24 1891 October 9 1927 Demolished
Shenley Outer Circle, "Deepdene Dasher" ? Diesel suburban March 24 1891 October 9 1927 Demolished
Roystead Outer Circle, "Deepdene Dasher" ? Diesel suburnan May 14 1900 October 9 1927 Demolished
North Carlton Inner Circle ? Electric suburban May 8 1885 ? Converted to community centre
North Fitzroy Inner Circle ? Electric suburban May 8 1885 ? Demolished, platform mound remains
Williamstown Racecourse Werribee ? Electric suburban April 6 1855 June 4 1951 Demolished
Springvale Cemetery Branch from Pakenham line North of Springvale station Electric suburban February 7 1904 1952 Demolished
Balnarring Red Hill ? Diesel greater-metropolitan December 2 1921 June 29 1953 Demolished
Merricks Red Hill ? Diesel greater-metropolitan December 2 1921 June 29 1953 Demolished
Red Hill Red Hill ? Diesel greater-metropolitan December 2 1921 June 29 1953 Demolished
Campbellfield Upfield Camp Road, Campbellfield Electric suburban October 8 1889 May 5 1956 Demolished
Barker ? ? Electric suburban December 19 1887 May 13 1957 Demolished
Kew Kew North of Hawthorn station Electric suburban December 19 1887 May 13 1957 Demolished (now ironically the site of VicRoads headquarters)
North Campbellfield Upfield Near current Upfield station Electric suburban October 8 1889 May 5 1956 Upfield station opened nearby on August 17 1959
South Morang Whittlesea ? Diesel greater-metropolitan December 23 1889 November 28 1959 Demolished
Mernda Whittlesea ? Diesel greater-metropolitan December 23 1889 November 28 1969 Demolished
Yan Yean Whittlesea ? Diesel greater-metropolitan December 23 1889 November 28 1959 Demolished
Whittlesea Whittlesea ? Diesel greater-metropolitan December 23 1889 November 28 1959 Demolished
Somerton Upfield Near Upfield station Electric suburban November 13 1882 Passenger service on December 1961 Still open to freight services
Mont Park Asylum Branch from Hurstbridge Waiora Road, MacLeod Electric suburban, but mostly freight only August 28 1911 1964 Demolished
Mount Evelyn Warburton Wray Crescent, Mount Evelyn Diesel greater-metropolitan November 13 1901 August 1 1965 Platforms demolished, building converted to library
Wandin Warburton ? Diesel greater-metropolitan November 13 1901 August 1 1965 Demolished
Seville Warburton ? Diesel greater-metropolitan November 13 1901 August 1 1965 Demolished
Killara Warburton ? Diesel greater-metropolitan November 13 1901 August 1 1965 Demolished
Woori Yallock Warburton ? Diesel greater-metropolitan November 13 1901 August 1 1965 Demolished
Launching Place Warburton ? Diesel greater-metropolitan November 13 1901 August 1 1965 Demolished
Yarra Junction Warburton ? Diesel greater-metropolitan November 13 1901 August 1 1965 Intact and used as a museum
Wesburn] Warburton ? Diesel greater-metropolitan November 13 1901 August 1 1965 Demolished
Millgrove Warburton ? Diesel greater-metropolitan November 13 1901 August 1 1965 Demolished
Warburton Warburton ? Diesel greater-metropolitan November 13 1901 August 1 1965 Demolished
Langwarrin Stony Point ? Diesel greater-metropolitan October 1 1888 June 22 1981 ?
White City Sydenham Sunshine Road, Tottenham Electric suburban November 11 1927 October 4 1981 Demolished
Lyndhurst Cranbourne Lyndhurst Road, Lyndhurst Electric Suburban October 1 1888 Passenger service on October 4 1981 Still open to freight services
Mobiltown Werribee Kororoit Creek Road, Altona Electric suburban November 9 1953 January 29 1985 ?
Paisley Werribee line express route Ross Road, Altona Electric suburban October 14 1929 April 14 1985 Demolished, although the island platform remains
Galvin Werribee line express route Maidstone Road, Altona Electric suburban August 22, 1927 April 14 1985 Demolished
Williamstown Pier Williamstown Morris Street, Williamstown Electric suburban October 3 1857 March 25 1987 Demolished, now a carpark
South Melbourne St Kilda Ferrars Street, South Melbourne Electric suburban September 16 1858 August 1987 Converted to tram stop and commercial use
Albert Park St Kilda Ferrars Street, Albert Park Electric suburban November 27 1860 August 1987 Converted to tram stop amd commercial use
Middle Park St Kilda Canterbury Road, Middle Park Electric suburban July 2 1883 August 1987 Abandoned
St Kilda St Kilda Fitzroy Street, St Kilda Electric suburban May 13 1857 August 1987 Converted to tram stop and commercial use
Montague Port Melbourne Woodgate and Montague Streets, Montague Electric suburban June 2 1883 December 1987 Demolished
North Port Port Melbourne Raglan Street, Port Melbourne Electric suburban May 1859 December 1987 Demolished
Graham Port Melbourne Graham Street, Port Melbourne Electric suburban June 1 1888 December 1987 Demolished
Port Melbourne Port Melbourne Beach Street, Port Melbourne Electric suburban April 13 1854 December 1987 Converted to tram stop and commercial use
Stopping Place 16 Mornington ? Diesel greater-metropolitan November 30 1959 1988 Demolished, replaced by new Mornington station in 2000
Princes Bridge City Loop Swanston and Flinders Streets, current site of Federation Square Electric suburban February 8 1859 1990s Services amalgamated into Flinders Street Station; platform space now used as screen gallery for the Australian Centre for the Moving Image
Yering Healesville North of Lilydale station Diesel greater-metropolitan May 15 1888 1995 Abandoned
Coldstream Healesville South of Yarra Glen station Diesel greater-metropolitan May 15 1888 1999 Abandoned
General Motors Pakenham Off Hallam Valley Road, Hallam Electric suburban November 18 1956 July 26 2002 Intact but no access to platforms

Rebuilt stations

These stations previously existed in slightly different locations, and/or at a higher or lower level (for example, originally at ground level then lowered into a cutting), to their modern-day counterparts. They may be considered the closed predecessors of today's stations.

Richmond station (the gateway to the city for all eastern lines) has had several incarnations: Also, Melbourne's two central stations were, or are being rebuilt:

See also