Prahran railway station

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Prahran Railway Station.jpg
View from platform 2 looking south in October 2014
Location Porter Street, Prahran
Coordinates 37°50′58″S 144°59′24″E / 37.8495°S 144.9899°E / -37.8495; 144.9899Coordinates: 37°50′58″S 144°59′24″E / 37.8495°S 144.9899°E / -37.8495; 144.9899
Owned by VicTrack
Operated by Metro
Line(s) Sandringham
Distance 6.72 kilometres from Southern Cross
Platforms 2 side
Tracks 2
Connections Tram
Structure type Ground
Other information
Status Host station
Station code PRA
Fare zone Myki zone 1
Website Public Transport Victoria
Opened 22 December 1860
Electrified Yes
Preceding station   Metro Trains   Following station
Sandringham line
toward Sandringham

Prahran railway station (/pɛ'ræn) is located on the Sandringham line in Victoria, Australia. It serves the south-eastern Melbourne suburb of Prahran opening on 22 December 1860 as Greville Street, being renamed Prahran on 1 January 1867.[1]

Automatic semaphore signals were replaced with light signals between Prahran and Windsor in October 1979.[2]

Platforms & services[edit]

Prahran has two side platforms. It is serviced by Metro Trains Sandringham line services travelling between Flinders Street and Sandringham.[3]

Platform 1:

Platform 2:

Transport links[edit]

Yarra Trams operates one route nearby Prahran Station along Chapel Street:

  • 78: North Richmond - Balaclava [4]


  1. ^ Prahran Vicsig
  2. ^ "Works". Newsrail. Australian Railway Historical Society. April 1980. p. 77. 
  3. ^ Sandringham Line timetable Public Transport Victoria
  4. ^ Route 78 North Richmond - Prahran timetable Public Transport Victoria

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