Ripponlea railway station, Melbourne

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Ripponlea is a railway station in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, located in the suburb of Ripponlea, on the Sandringham railway line. Ripponlea is classed as a Host Station and is in Metcard Zone 1.

Facilities

Ripponlea is located at the northern end of the Glen Eira Road level crossing, with station access from Glen Eira Road, Oak Grove and Morres Street.

The station consists of two side platforms; Platform 1 has a large weatherboard building, while platform 2 has a smaller weatherboard 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 smaller coin-only Metcard vending machine,a Myki check and a Myki machine. At the entrance to Platform 2 there is a small coin-only Metcard vending machine as well as a Myki machine. A footbridge connects the two platforms.

There are both male and female toilets located on platform 1. These are locked when the station is unmanned. The female toilets are accessed via an internal room in the station building. This room appears to have had a partial but incomplete renovation.

Platforms and services

Platform 1:

  • Sandringham line - all stations services to Flinders Street

Platform 2:

  • Sandringham line - all stations services to Sandringham
History

Ripponlea station opened on 1 May 1912.

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