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Darling railway station is located on the Glen Waverley line in Victoria, Australia. It serves the eastern Melbourne suburb of Malvern East, having opened on 24 March 1890.[1]

Darling
Darling Railway Station.JPG
Westbound view from Platform 2 in July 2012
LocationClynden Avenue, Malvern East
Coordinates37°52′08″S 145°03′46″E / 37.86894°S 145.06288°E / -37.86894; 145.06288Coordinates: 37°52′08″S 145°03′46″E / 37.86894°S 145.06288°E / -37.86894; 145.06288
Owned byVicTrack
Operated byMetro
Line(s)Glen Waverley
Distance12.68 kilometres from Southern Cross
Platforms2 side
Tracks2
Construction
Structure typeGround
Parking200
Other information
StatusPremium station
Station codeDLG
Fare zoneMyki zone 1/2 overlap
WebsitePublic Transport Victoria
History
Opened24 March 1890
ElectrifiedYes
Services
Preceding station   Metro Trains   Following station
Glen Waverley line
towards Glen Waverley

The line through the station was originally built to link Burnley to the Outer Circle line and on to Oakleigh. The outer part of the line beyond Darling closed on 9 December 1895,[2] and was not extended to Eastmalvern until 3 February 1929, and to Glen Waverley on 5 May 1930. Darling was upgraded to a Premium station in 2008, although the current platform buildings date back to 1979.[3]

Platforms & servicesEdit

Darling has two side platforms. It is serviced by Metro Trains' Glen Waverley line services.[4]

Platform 1:

Platform 2:

Transport LinksEdit

CDC Melbourne operates one bus route via Darling Station:

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Malvern East Vicsig
  2. ^ David Beardsell & Bruce Herbert (1979). The Outer Circle: A history of the Oakleigh to Fairfield Park Railway. Australian Railway Historical Society. ISBN 0-85849-024-2.
  3. ^ "Works". Newsrail. Australian Railway Historical Society. May 1979. p. 93.
  4. ^ "Glen Waverley Line". Public Transport Victoria.
  5. ^ "624 Kew - Oakleigh via Caulfield & Carnegie & Darling and Chadstone (From 4-11-2018)". Public Transport Victoria.

External linksEdit


Preceding station   Disused railways   Following station
towards Burnley   Outer Circle connection   Waverley Road
  List of closed railway stations in Melbourne