Flemington Racecourse railway station

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Flemington Racecourse
Train at Flemington Racecourse railway station, Melbourne.jpg
Westbound view from Platform 2 with a Metro Trains Melbourne Comeng train stabled
LocationLeonard Crescent, Flemington
Coordinates37°47′16″S 144°54′24″E / 37.7879°S 144.9068°E / -37.7879; 144.9068Coordinates: 37°47′16″S 144°54′24″E / 37.7879°S 144.9068°E / -37.7879; 144.9068
Owned byVicTrack
Operated byMetro
Line(s)Flemington Racecourse
Distance6.59 kilometres from Southern Cross
Platforms2 side
Tracks4
Construction
Structure typeGround
Disabled accessYes
Other information
StatusSpecial events only
Station codeRCE
Fare zoneMyki zone 1
WebsitePublic Transport Victoria
History
Opened28 November 1861
ElectrifiedYes
Services
Preceding station Metro Trains Following station
Showgrounds Flemington Racecourse line Terminus

Flemington Racecourse railway station is located on the Flemington Racecourse line in Victoria, Australia. It serves Flemington Racecourse in the suburb of Flemington opening on 28 February 1861.[1]

The station is only open on race days and during special events at Flemington Racecourse.

Platforms & services[edit]

Flemington Racecourse has two side platforms. During special events, it is serviced by trains to Flinders Street calling at North Melbourne and Southern Cross.[2] Two sidings between the platforms are used to stable trains.

During construction work on the Regional Rail Link, the station has been opened on occasions with Sunbury line services diverted.

In 2018, when the level crossing was being removed at Essendon Station, Racecourse station was used for commuters on the Craigieburn Line.

Platform 1:

Platform 2:

References[edit]

  1. ^ Flemington Racecourse Vicsig
  2. ^ Getting to Flemington Flemington Racecourse

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