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Frankston railway station

Frankston
Station front in January 2006
Location Young Street, Frankston
Coordinates
Owned by VicTrack
Operated by Metro
Line(s) Frankston
Stony Point
Distance 43.92 kilometres from Southern Cross
Platforms 2 (1 island)
Tracks 6
Connections Bus
Construction
Structure type Ground
Parking 420
Bicycle facilities 8
Disabled access Yes
Other information
Status Premium station
Station code FKN
Fare zone Myki zone 2
Website Public Transport Victoria
History
Opened 1 August 1882
Electrified Yes
Services
Preceding station   Metro Trains   Following station
toward Flinders Street
Frankston line Terminus
Terminus Stony Point line
toward Stony Point

Frankston railway station is the terminus for the Frankston and Stony Point lines in Victoria, Australia. It serves the south-eastern Melbourne suburb of Frankston opening on 1 August 1882.[1] It is the 10th busiest station on Melbourne's metropolitan network, with some 2.5 million passenger movements recorded in 2011/12.[2]

The station features briefly in the 1959 Hollywood movie On the Beach. The current station building was built in the mid 1980s. It was upgraded to a Premium station on 9 November 1995.[3] East of Platform 2 are sidings that are used to stable trains at night.

Contents

  • Platforms and services 1
  • Transport links 2
  • Gallery 3
  • References 4
  • External links 5

Platforms and services

Frankston has one island platform with two sides. It is serviced by Metro Trains' Frankston line and Stony Point line services.[4][5]

Platform 1:

Platform 2:

Transport links

Cranbourne Transit operate three routes to and from Frankston station:

Transdev Melbourne operates one SmartBus route to and from Frankston station:

Ventura Bus Lines operate seventeen routes to and from Frankston station:

Gallery

A60 waits to depart Platform 2 with a Stony Point service in April 2008 
Southbound view in May 2008 

References

  1. ^ Frankston Vicsig
  2. ^ Station Patronage Research Public Transport Victoria
  3. ^ "Upgrading Eltham to a Premium Station". Newsrail (Australian Railway Heritage Society): page 310. October 1997. 
  4. ^ Frankston Line timetable Public Transport Victoria
  5. ^ Stony Point Line timetable Public Transport Victoria
  6. ^ Route 789 Frankston - Cranbourne West timetable Public Transport Victoria
  7. ^ Route 790 Frankston - Cranbourne West timetable Public Transport Victoria
  8. ^ Route 791 Frankston - Cranbourne West timetable Public Transport Victoria
  9. ^ Route 901 Frankston - Melbourne Airport timetable Public Transport Victoria
  10. ^ Route 770 Frankston - Karingal timetable Public Transport Victoria
  11. ^ Route 771 Frankston - Langwarrin timetable Public Transport Victoria
  12. ^ Route 772 Frankston - Eliza Heights timetable Public Transport Victoria
  13. ^ Route 773 Frankston - Frankston South timetable Public Transport Victoria
  14. ^ Route 774 Frankston - Delacombe Park timetable Public Transport Victoria
  15. ^ Route 775 Frankston - Lakewood timetable Public Transport Victoria
  16. ^ Route 776 Frankston - Pearcedale timetable Public Transport Victoria
  17. ^ Route 779 Frankston - timetable Public Transport Victoria
  18. ^ Route 780 Frankston - Carrum timetable Public Transport Victoria
  19. ^ Route 781 Frankston - Mount Martha timetable Public Transport Victoria
  20. ^ Route 782 Frankston - Flinders timetable Public Transport Victoria
  21. ^ Route 783 Frankston - Hastings timetable Public Transport Victoria
  22. ^ Route 784 Frankston - Osborne timetable Public Transport Victoria
  23. ^ Route 785 Frankston - Mornington East timetable Public Transport Victoria
  24. ^ Route 788 Frankston - Portsea timetable Public Transport Victoria
  25. ^ Route 832 Frankston - Carrum Downs timetable Public Transport Victoria
  26. ^ Route 833 Frankston - Carrum Downs timetable Public Transport Victoria

External links

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