Frankston railway station, Melbourne

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Frankston is a railway station located on Young Street in Frankston, Victoria, Australia. It is the terminus of the suburban Frankston railway line, however diesel railcar services extend to the greater metropolitan area on the Stony Point railway line beyond. It is a Zone 2 railway station with an island platform.

Facilities

Located on Young Street, which also provides station access, the station has a large brick building which sits at the Stony Point end of the station, with an enclosed waiting area, ticket facilities, toilets and a cafe. An underpass is situated at the Stony Point end of the station, which connects Young Street and the station to its car park, Fletcher Road and Chisholm Institute TAFE. It is one of 13 metropolitan stations to have Metcard barrier gates installed. It contains two large Metcard ticket machines, three small coin only machines and a Myki smartcard machine as well as a booking office.

Platforms and services

Platform 1:

  • Frankston line terminating services; returning as all stations and limited stops services to Flinders Street

Platform 2:

  • Frankston line terminating services; returning as all stations and limited stops services to Flinders Street
  • Stony Point line - terminating services; returning as all stations services to Stony Point
History

Frankston station opened on 1 August 1882. The station features briefly in the 1959 Hollywood movie On the Beach, however the old station building has since been replaced. It was upgraded to a Premium Station on 9 November 1995.

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