Toorak railway station, Melbourne

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Toorak is a railway station in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, located in the suburb of Armadale (despite the name), on the Pakenham, Frankston and Cranbourne railway lines. Toorak is unmanned and is in Metcard Zone 1.

Facilities

Toorak is located on Beatty Avenue, which provides station access.

The station consists of an island layout and two side platforms; Platforms 1 & 4 (side platforms) have semi-large brick buildings, while platforms 2 & 3 (island platform) have a large brick building, all in the middle of their respective platforms. A large Metcard ticket vending machine is located at the entrance to platforms 2 & 3, which is able to dispense most ticketing options available and also accept notes and coins. A small coin-only Metcard ticket vending machine sits next to the larger machine. A footbridge is situated at Caulfield end of the station, as well as a former goods lift, situated on platform 1.

Tram route 72 is a short walk from the station, on Malvern Road.

Platforms and services

Platform 1:

  • Frankston line - all stations services to Flinders Street

Platform 2:

  • Frankston line - all stations services to Mordialloc and Frankston

Platform 3:

  • Dandenong line - all stations services to Flinders Street

Platform 4:

  • Dandenong line - all stations and limited stops services to Oakleigh, Dandenong, Cranbourne and Pakenham
Tram services
  • 72 - Melbourne University via Malvern Road, Commercial Road, St Kilda Road and Swanston Street
  • 72 - Camberwell via Malvern Road and Burke Road
History

Toorak station opened on 7 May 1889.

Building Activity

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