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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.[2]

Prahran
Prahran Railway Station.jpg
View from platform 2 looking south in October 2014
LocationPorter Street, Prahran
Coordinates37°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 byVicTrack
Operated byMetro
Line(s)Sandringham
Distance6.72 kilometres from Southern Cross
Platforms2 side
Tracks2
ConnectionsTram
Construction
Structure typeGround
Other information
StatusHost station
Station codePRA
Fare zoneMyki zone 1
WebsitePublic Transport Victoria
History
Opened22 December 1860
ElectrifiedYes
Traffic
Passengers (2008-2009)0.946 million[1]
Passengers (2009-2010)1.016 million[1]Increase 16.91%
Passengers (2010-2011)1.150 million[1]Increase 3.98%
Passengers (2011-2012)1.154 million[1]Increase 0.35%
Passengers (2012-2013)Not measured[1]
Passengers (2013-2014)1.286 million[1]Increase 11.44%
Services
Preceding station   Metro Trains   Following station
Sandringham line
towards Sandringham

Automatic semaphore signals were replaced with light signals between Prahran and Windsor in October 1979.[3]

Contents

Platforms and servicesEdit

Prahran has two side platforms. It is serviced by Metro Trains Sandringham line services travelling between Flinders Street and Sandringham.[4]

Platform 1:

Platform 2:

Transport linksEdit

Yarra Trams operates three routes near Prahran station along High, Commercial Road and Chapel Streets:

  • 6: Moreland - Glen Iris[5]
  • 72: Melbourne University to Camberwell[6]
  • 78: North Richmond - Balaclava [7]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c d e f "Train Station Patronage FY2008-2014" (XLS). Public Transport Victoria. 14 May 2015. Archived from the original on 30 March 2016. Retrieved 1 November 2016. (access from "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 3 November 2016. Retrieved 1 November 2016.CS1 maint: Archived copy as title (link))
  2. ^ Prahran Vicsig
  3. ^ "Works". Newsrail. Australian Railway Historical Society. April 1980. p. 77.
  4. ^ "Sandringham Line". Public Transport Victoria.
  5. ^ "6 Moreland - Glen Iris". Public Transport Victoria.
  6. ^ "72 Melbourne University - Camberwell". Public Transport Victoria.
  7. ^ "78 North Richmond - Balaclava via Prahran". Public Transport Victoria.

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