Regent railway station, Melbourne


Regent railway station, Melbourne

MelbourneRailwayStation1
NAME=Regent


CODE=REG
DISTANCE=12.4 km
LINES=Epping
PLATFORMS=2
TRACKS=2
STATUS=Unmanned station
FACILITIES= [http://www.metlinkmelbourne.com.au/stop/view/20011 Link]
TIMETABLES= [http://www.metlinkmelbourne.com.au/stop/view/20011#lineInformation Link]
MELWAY=
ZONE=1+2 overlap

Regent is a railway station in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, located in the suburb of Reservoir, on the Epping railway line. Regent is unmanned and is in Metcard Zones 1+2 overlap.

Facilities

Regent station is located at the northern end of the Regent Street level crossing and between Robinson Road and Stewart Street, with station access from the latter two.

The station consists of side two side platforms: Platform 1 (Flinders Street bound) has a large brick building, while platform 2 (Epping bound) has a smaller brick building. A large Metcard machine is located at the entrance to platform 1, which is able to dispense most ticketing options available and also accept notes and coins. A small coin-only Metcard is located at the entrance to platform 2.

History

Regent station opened on October 8, 1889 as "Preston - Regent Street". It was later renamed to "Regent" in 1905. [ [http://www.vicsig.net/index.php?page=infrastructure&name=Regent VICSIG Infrastructure - Regent] ]

References

MelbourneStations
Line=Epping line
Previous=Preston
Here=Regent
Next=Reservoir


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