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Auburn
Auburn-towards-city-2.jpg
Westbound view from Platform 2 in October 2007
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Address Auburn Road, Hawthorn
Coordinates 37°49′21″S 145°02′46″E / 37.8225°S 145.0460°E / -37.8225; 145.0460Coordinates: 37°49′21″S 145°02′46″E / 37.8225°S 145.0460°E / -37.8225; 145.0460
Lines Lilydale
Belgrave
Alamein
Structure Ground
Platforms 3 (1 island, 1 side)
Tracks 3
Other information
Opened 3 April 1882
Electrified Yes
Code AUB
Owned by VicTrack
Fare zone Myki zone 1
Station status Host station
Services
Preceding station Metro Trains Following station
Glenferrie Lilydale line Camberwell
towards Lilydale
Belgrave line Camberwell
towards Belgrave
Alamein line Camberwell
towards Alamein

Auburn railway station is located on the Lilydale, Belgrave and Alamein lines in Victoria, Australia, serving the eastern Melbourne neighbourhood of Auburn, which is located within the suburb of Hawthorn. The station opened as Auburn Road on 3 April 1882, and was renamed Auburn on 1 September 1882.

The current two-storey station building dates to 1916, when the line between Hawthorn and Camberwell was regraded. It features brick and stucco facades punctuated by arches, and is listed on the Victorian Heritage Register.

Platforms & services

Auburn has one island platform with two faces and one side platform. It is served by Metro Trains' Lilydale, Belgrave and Alamein line trains.

Platform 1:

  • Alamein line: weekday all stations and limited stops services to Flinders Street
  • Lilydale line: all stations and limited stops services to Flinders Street
  • Belgrave line: all stations and limited stops services to Flinders Street

Platform 2:

  • Lilydale line: all stations services to Lilydale
  • Belgrave line: all stations services to Belgrave

Platform 3:

  • Lilydale line: weekday all stations services to Lilydale
  • Alamein line: weekday all stations services to Alamein
  • Lilydale line & Belgrave line: weekday all stations services to Blackburn
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