Williamstown Beach railway station, MelbourneEdit profile
Williamstown Beach is a railway station in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, located in the suburb of Williamstown, on the Williamstown railway line, 14.4 km from Flinders Street Station. Williamstown Beach is unmanned and is in Metcard Zone 1.
Williamstown Beach is located between Railway Crescent and Railway Place, with station access from both.
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. An underpass is located at the Williamstown end of the station.
The platforms are generally used during the week for students attending Williamstown High School (Pasco Campus), which is just off platform 2.
Williamstown Beach station opened on 7 August 1889 as Beach. It was renamed Williamstown Beach in 1915.
Platforms, services and connecting bus service
- Williamstown line - all stations services to Newport and Flinders Street.
- Williamstown line - all stations services to Williamstown.
- 471 Williamstown - Sunshine via Victoria Street, Williamstown Station, Douglas Parade, Newport Station, Mason Street, Altona Gate SC, Grieve Parade, Fairbairn Road, Durham Road, Sunshine Station.
Entrance to the station