Hawksburn railway station

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Hawksburn
Hawksburn Railway Station.jpg
Southbound view in June 2014
Location Luxton Road, South Yarra
Coordinates 37°50′41″S 145°00′08″E / 37.8448°S 145.0023°E / -37.8448; 145.0023Coordinates: 37°50′41″S 145°00′08″E / 37.8448°S 145.0023°E / -37.8448; 145.0023
Owned by VicTrack
Operated by Metro
Line(s) Pakenham
Cranbourne
Frankston
Distance 6.63 kilometres from Southern Cross
Platforms 4 (2 side, 1 island)
Tracks 4
Construction
Structure type Ground
Other information
Status Unstaffed station
Station code HKN
Fare zone Myki zone 1
Website Public Transport Victoria
History
Opened May 7, 1879 (1879-05-07)[1][2][3]
Rebuilt 1914[4][5][6][7][8]
Electrified Yes (1922[9])
Services
Preceding station   Metro Trains   Following station
Pakenham line
toward Pakenham
Cranbourne line
toward Cranbourne
Frankston line
toward Frankston

Hawksburn railway station is located on the Pakenham, Cranbourne and Frankston lines in Victoria, Australia. It serves the south-eastern Melbourne suburb of South Yarra opening on 7 May 1879.[10]

The current station buildings were completed in 1914, as part of the duplication and grade separation of the railway between South Yarra and Caulfield.[11][5]

Platforms & services[edit]

Hawksburn has four platforms. It is serviced by Metro Trains' Pakenham,[12] Frankston,[13] and Cranbourne[14] line services.

Platform 1:

Platform 2:

Platform 3:

Platform 4:

References[edit]

  1. ^ Hawksburn Railway Station Precinct, Hermes No 108116, Place Citation Report, 26-Nov-2009, Heritage citation report - City of Stonnington
  2. ^ Hawksburn_Urban_Design_Final_Analysis_report_090215lr
  3. ^ Picture:Prahran: Copy of a published photo of the approach to Hawksburn Railway Station, showing regrading work on the line. Workmen stand by the line., PictureVictoria
  4. ^ "THE CAULFIELD RAILWAY. Progress of duplication work at Hawksburn station". The Age (18,302). Victoria, Australia. 14 November 1913. p. 11. Retrieved 24 September 2016 – via National Library of Australia. 
  5. ^ a b Malvern railway station, Aug 24, 1999, Victorian Heritage Database, ...The present station, designed in 1912-13 by James W Hardy, the chief architect for the Department of Way and Works...Malvern Station is one of a group of stations designed by Hardy prior to and during the First World War....Why is it significant?...The other examples which are almost identical in design are at Armadale, Camberwell, Hawksburn, Malvern and Toorak...Hardy was also responsible for the railway stations at Caulfield, Armadale, Toorak and Hawksburn, the group of stations between South Yarra and Caulfield, as well as Camberwell Station . (Full VHD Report PDF)
  6. ^ "A SHOCKING ACCIDENT. fatality at hawksburn station. the station master killed.". The Age (12870). Victoria, Australia. 30 May 1896. p. 7. Retrieved 24 September 2016 – via National Library of Australia. 
  7. ^ "Phote:CITY OF PRAHRAN, Hawksburn Railway Station, showing Re-grading Works.". Malvern Standard. 16, (12). Victoria, Australia. 21 March 1914. p. 4. Retrieved 24 September 2016 – via National Library of Australia. 
  8. ^ "HAWKSBURN RAILWAY ACCIDENT.". The Argus (Melbourne) (18,812). Victoria, Australia. 1 November 1906. p. 9. Retrieved 24 September 2016 – via National Library of Australia. 
  9. ^ FAQ:How old is the Malvern Railway Station?, Malvern Historical Society (Stonnington), ...The first (steam) trains from South Yarra to Caulfield ran through Hawksburn, Toorak, Armadale and Malvern stations in 1879...in 1910, the railway cutting was excavated between Hawksburn and Malvern,...The railway line was electrified in 1922...
  10. ^ Hawksburn Vicsig
  11. ^ More crumbling Melbourne railway stations, By Marcus Wong, September 13th, 2016, Waking up in Geelong, ...The first is Hawksburn. The current station building were completed in 1914, as part of the duplication and grade separation of the railway between South Yarra and Caulfield. The main station building is located on the central island platform, with smaller structures sheltering the entrances to platforms 1 and 4.
  12. ^ Pakenham Line timetable Public Transport Victoria
  13. ^ Frankston Line timetable Public Transport Victoria
  14. ^ Cranbourne Line timetable Public Transport Victoria

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