Bonbeach railway station, MelbourneEdit profile
Bonbeach is a railway station in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, located in the suburb of Bonbeach, on the Frankston railway line. Bonbeach is unmanned and is in Metcard Zone 2.
Bonbeach is located at the northern end of the Bondi Road level crossing, and between the Nepean Highway and Station Street, all three providing station access.
The station consists of two side platforms; Platform 1 has a large brick building (identical to those at Edithvale and Aspendale), while platform 2 has a smaller brick building. A large Metcard ticket vending machine is located at the entrance to platform 1, which is able to dispense most ticketing options available and also accept notes and coins. A small coin-only Metcard ticket machine vending is located at the entrance to platform 2.
Platforms and services
- Suburban Metro Trains services to Flinders Street
- Suburban Metro Trains services to Frankston
Bonbeach station opened on 15 February 1926. In 1981 the station buildings were reconstructed.
The station was used in the Australian television comedy series Kath & Kim in episode two of series four, as the location of a Gloria Jean's coffee cart grand opening party.
As part of Community Renewal, Chelsea & Bonbeach Train Station Group will manage community driven action items between now and 2013.
Aspects to be covered include, Safety improvements, security for a greater sense of safety, aesthetics (forming of "friends of station" groups, pedestrian safety, graffiti removal and prevention programs, vandalism prevention and maintenance and care taking.