Carrum railway station, MelbourneEdit profile
Carrum is a railway station in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, located in the suburb of Carrum, on the Frankston railway line. Carrum is classed as a Premium Station and is in Metcard Zone 2.Facilities
Carrum is located at the down end of the Beach Street level crossing, and between the Nepean Highway and Station Street, with station access from both the latter.
The station consists of two side platforms; Platform 1 has a large brick building housing an enclosed waiting room, ticket facilities and toilets, while platform 2 has a semi-large brick building. A large Metcard ticket vending machine is located inside the waiting area, which is able to dispense most ticketing options available and also accept notes and coins. A small coin-only Metcard ticket vending machine is located at the entrance to platform 2, as well as inside the waiting area.
A signal box is located on the western (city bound) platform, which controls a crossover to allow trains to terminate here. Approximately 100m from the end of the platform there is a rail yard that can hold a number of trains.Platforms and services
- Frankston line all stations and limited stops services to Flinders Street
- Frankston line all stations services to Frankston
Carrum station opened on 1 August 1882. Boom barriers replaced interlocked gates at Beach Street in 1977. It was upgraded to a Premium Station on 20 December 1995.