Fulham Grange railway station

Fulham Grange was a railway station on the Outer Circle located in the suburb of Alphington, Melbourne, Australia. Located near the Grange and Heidelberg Road intersection, it was a quarter mile (0.4 km) from Fairfield Park station. Opened to serve the speculative housing estate after which it was named, it was provided with 2 side platforms, one located on a loop to the north of the main line. The station was opened with the line on 24 March 1891, and closed with it on 12 April 1893. The line through it reopened on 29 July 1919, as part of the APM Siding, closing again in the 1990s.

Fulham Grange
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Site of Fulham Grange, looking away from the Grange and Heidelberg Road intersection towards the Hurstbridge line
General information
Coordinates37°46′53″S 145°01′28″E / 37.7813°S 145.0245°E / -37.7813; 145.0245Coordinates: 37°46′53″S 145°01′28″E / 37.7813°S 145.0245°E / -37.7813; 145.0245
Line(s)Outer Circle
Platforms2
History
Opened24 March 1891
Closed12 April 1893
Services
Preceding station   Disused railways   Following station
Fairfield   Outer Circle line   APM Siding
towards Oakleigh
  List of closed railway stations in Melbourne  

ReferencesEdit

  • David Beardsell and Bruce Herbert (1979). The Outer Circle: A history of the Oakleigh to Fairfield Park Railway. Australian Railway Historical Society (Victorian Division). ISBN 0-85849-024-2.