Baxter railway station, MelbourneEdit profile
Baxter is a railway station in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, located in the suburb of Baxter, on the Stony Point railway line. Baxter is unmanned and in Metcard Zone 2.
Baxter is located at the northern end of the Baxter-Tooradin Road level crossing, which also provides station access.
The station consists of one side platform, with a small steel shelter in the centre. Like all stations on the Stony Point line, the station contains no Metcard machine or validators, with passengers required to pre-purchase tickets and validate them on arrival at Frankston
Myki readers and a top-up machine have been installed at the station.
Platforms and services
- Stony Point line - all stations services to Frankston, for connecting Frankston line services to Flinders Street
- Stony Point line - all stations services to Stony Point
- 776 Frankston – Pearcedale via Baxter RS, Pearcedale SC (Monday to Saturday). Operated by Peninsula Bus Lines.
Baxter station opened on 1 October 1888 as Mornington Junction. It is the former junction of the Mornington railway line. The junction can still be seen at the Stony Point end of the station, though the points have been spiked and the line baulked just after the level crossing.