- Reservoir railway station, Melbourne
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Reservoir is a
railway stationin Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, located in the suburb of Reservoir, on the Epping railway line. Reservoir is classed as a Premium Stationand is in MetcardZones 1+2 overlap
Reservoir station is located between High Street and Spring Street, with station access from both. The five way High Street level crossing is north of the station.
The station consists of two side platforms: Platform 1 (Flinders Street bound) has a large weatherboard building with an enclosed waiting room, a ticket office and toilets, while platform 2 (Epping bound) has a semi-large weatherboard building. A large
Metcardmachine is located inside the waiting room, 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.
Reservoir Station opened on
October 8 1889as "Preston Reservoir", being renamed to "Reservoir" on December 1 1909.cite journal | year = 1995 | month = November | title = Reservoir - Whittlesea: Signalling and Safeworking | author = Jack McLean | journal = Newsrail | publisher = Australian Railway Historical Society (Victorian Division) | pages = pages 333–337 ] The station was upgraded to Premium Station status on June 25 1996.cite journal
year = 1997
month = October
title = Upgrading Eltham to a Premium Station
journal = Newsrail
publisher = Australian Railway Heritage Society (Victorian Division)
pages = page 310 ]
The station was the terminus of suburban services on the Whittlesea line, with duplication of the line being extended to the station in 1910, and was made a terminus for electric trains in 1921. In 1924 a 8 metre long turntable was provided at the station for the operation of an
AEC railmotorbetween Reservoir and Whittlesea station, running two trips a day. Electric trains were extended to Thomastown station in December 1929, and the turntable was abolished in 1940.
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