Sandringham railway station

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Sandringham
SandringhamBuilding.jpg
Station front in January 2006
Location Station Street, Sandringham
Coordinates 37°57′01″S 145°00′16″E / 37.9503°S 145.0044°E / -37.9503; 145.0044Coordinates: 37°57′01″S 145°00′16″E / 37.9503°S 145.0044°E / -37.9503; 145.0044
Owned by VicTrack
Operated by Metro
Line(s) Sandringham
Distance 19.16 kilometres from Southern Cross
Platforms 1
Tracks 4
Connections Bus
Construction
Structure type Ground
Parking 139
Bicycle facilities 20
Disabled access Yes
Other information
Status Premium station
Station code SHM
Fare zone Myki zone 2
Website Public Transport Victoria
History
Opened 2 September 1887
Electrified Yes
Services
Preceding station   Metro Trains   Following station
Sandringham line Terminus

Sandringham railway station is located on the Sandringham line in Victoria, Australia. It serves the south-eastern Melbourne suburb of Sandringham opening on 2 September 1887.[1]

A signal box is located at the Flinders Street end of the station, whilst a stabling yard is directly opposite to the station, stabling up to four trains overnight.

It was upgraded to a Premium Station on 30 October 1995.[2]

A tram service, operated by the Victorian Railways ran from Sandringham station to Black Rock from 1919 until 1956.

On 9 March 2011 a Siemens Nexas train overshot one of the sidings and crashed into a Bendigo Bank branch.[3]

Platforms & services[edit]

Sandringham has one side platform. It is serviced by Metro Trains Sandringham line services to and from Flinders Street.[4]

Platform 1:

Transport links[edit]

Transdev Melbourne operate three routes via Sandringham station:

Ventura Bus Lines operate one route to and from Sandringham station:

References[edit]

  1. ^ Sandringham Vicsig
  2. ^ "Upgrading Eltham to a Premium Station". Newsrail. Australian Railway Historical Society. October 1997. p. 310. 
  3. ^ Metro train ploughs into Bendigo Bank in Sandringham Herald Sun 10 March 2011
  4. ^ Sandringham Line timetable Public Transport Victoria
  5. ^ Route 600 Southland Shopping Centre - St Kilda Station timetable Public Transport Victoria
  6. ^ Route 922 Southland Shopping Centre - St Kilda Station timetable Public Transport Victoria
  7. ^ Route 923 Southland Shopping Centre - St Kilda Station timetable Public Transport Victoria
  8. ^ Route 822 Chadstone - Sandringham timetable Public Transport Victoria

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