Hampton railway station, MelbourneEdit profile
Hampton is a railway station in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, located in the suburb of Hampton, on the Sandringham railway line. Hampton station is unmanned and is in Metcard Zone 2.Station overview
Hampton is located at the western end of the Hampton Street level crossing, with station access from Hampton Street and Railway Crescent.
The station consists of two side platforms; Platform 1 has a large brick building, 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 coin-only Metcard ticket vending machine is located at the entrance to platform 2. Myki ticket vending machines are also located at the entrances to platform 1 & platform 2.
A footbridge is situated at the Sandringham end of the station, whilst the now closed New Street hand gates are located several hundred metres at the Flinders Street end of the station.History
Hampton station opened on 2 September 1887. It was renamed Retreat in October 1887 and renamed Hampton in 1889. The station buildings was reconstructed in 1975.Platforms
- Sandringham line - all stations services to Flinders Street.
- Sandringham line - all stations services to Sandringham.
Hand-operated railway gates at New Street, Hampton.