Mentone railway station, Melbourne

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Mentone is a railway station in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, located in the suburb of Mentone, on the Frankston railway line. It is in Metcard Zone 2 and is classed as a Premium Station, upgraded from Host Station status in 2008.


Mentone is located at the southern end of the Balcombe Road level crossing, with station access from Como Parade and Balcombe Road.

The station consists of two side platforms; Platform 1 has a large weatherboard building housing an enclosed waiting area, ticket facilities and toilets, while platform 2 has a smaller weatherboard 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.

Due to a large number of schools in the area, Mentone station is usually very crowded from 7:30-8:30a.m. and 3:00 - 4:00p.m.

Platforms, services and connecting bus services

Platform 1:

  • Suburban Metro Trains services to Flinders Street

Platform 2:

  • Suburban Metro Trains services to Frankston


Mentone station opened on 19 December 1881 as Balcombe Road. It was renamed Balcombe in 1882, and Mentone in 1884.

The site is listed on the Victorian Heritage Register.

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