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Healesville railway station

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Healesville
Yarra Valley Railway Station
LocationVictoria, Australia
Owned byVicTrack
Operated byYarra Valley Railway
Line(s)Healesville line
Platforms1
Tracks3
Bus routes685 Lilydale to Healesville (Via Yarra Glen Only)
Bus operatorsMcKenzies Bus Lines
Construction
Structure typeGround
ParkingYes
Bicycle facilitiesNo
Disabled accessYes
Other information
StatusStaffed on operating days
Station codeHVE
History
OpenedMay 15, 1888
Closed1980

Healesville is a railway station in Victoria, Australia. Formerly the terminus of the Healesville railway line, it is currently the principal station of the Yarra Valley Railway.

A temporary station was built on the site in 1888–1889 when the railway line was extended from Lilydale to Healesville. The current station was built in 1903 and is now listed with Heritage Victoria. The station closed along with the Healesville line in 1980. It sat idle for some years, but has now been restored as part of the Yarra Valley Railway, which is based out of Healesville. It currently opens on weekends, Wednesday of school holidays, and public holidays. Walker Railmotor RM22 operates heading out for approximately 4.5 km to near Tarrawarra Winery, after traveling through the historic tunnel.

As of April 2010, works are currently underway to restore the line to Yarra Glen railway station.

Healesville Station is served by the route 685 bus (Lilydale to Healesville) operated by McKenzie's Tourist Services[1]

Film and TV

The Internet Movie Database has Healesville Railway Station as a filming location for the Australian short film Harry's War (1999).

Healesville station was used for the railway station scene in John D. Lamond's 1979 "Ozploitation" film Felicity.

References

  1. ^ Victoria, Public Transport. "685 Lilydale - Healesville via Lilydale Station & Coldstream & Yarra Glen". Public Transport Victoria. Retrieved 27 March 2020.
Preceding station
  Heritage railways
Following station
Tarrawarra   Yarra Valley Railway   Terminus
Entire line

Coordinates: 37°39′18″S 145°30′37″E / 37.6549°S 145.5104°E / -37.6549; 145.5104


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