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Northbound view from platform 4 in June 2014
Location Station Street, Malvern
Coordinates 37°51′59″S 145°01′44″E / 37.8664°S 145.0290°E / -37.8664; 145.0290Coordinates: 37°51′59″S 145°01′44″E / 37.8664°S 145.0290°E / -37.8664; 145.0290
Owned by VicTrack
Operated by Metro
Line(s) Frankston
Distance 10.11 kilometres from Southern Cross
Platforms 4 (2 side, 1 island)
Tracks 4
Connections Tram
Structure type Ground
Disabled access Yes
Other information
Status Host station
Station code MAL
Fare zone Myki zone 1
Website Public Transport Victoria
Opened 7 May 1889
Electrified Yes
Passengers (2008–2009) 1.173 million
Passengers (2009–2010) 1.242 million Increase 5.88%
Passengers (2010–2011) 1.396 million Increase 12.4%
Passengers (2011–2012) 1.241 million Decrease 11.1%
Passengers (2012–2013) Not measured
Passengers (2013–2014) 1.084 million Increase 12.65%
Preceding station Metro Trains Following station
towards Werribee or Williamstown via Flinders Street
Frankston line Caulfield
towards Frankston
     Pakenham line does not stop here
     Cranbourne line does not stop here

Malvern railway station is a railway station on the Gippsland line in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia. It serves the south-eastern Melbourne suburb of Malvern, and opened on 7 May 1879.

The station was rebuilt in 1914, as part of quadruplication and re-grading of the track between South Yarra and Caulfield. It is listed on the Victorian Heritage Register.

The former electrified goods sidings were removed in 1988.

Platforms & services

Malvern has four platforms. It is serviced by Metro Trains' Frankston line services.

Platform 1:

Platform 2:

  • Frankston line: all stations and limited express services to Frankston

Platforms 3 & 4:

  • No services. Pakenham and Cranbourne line services at this station ended at around 3 am on 31 January 2021.

Transport links

Yarra Trams operates three routes via Malvern station:

  • 5: University of Melbourne Tram Stop – Malvern East
  • 16: University of Melbourne Tram Stop – Kew
  • 64: University of Melbourne Tram Stop – East Brighton
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