Hawthorn railway station, Melbourne
- Hawthorn railway station, Melbourne
CAPTION=Platforms 2 and 3, looking towards Camberwell
FACILITIES= [http://www.metlinkmelbourne.com.au/stop/view/19905 Link]
TIMETABLES= [http://www.metlinkmelbourne.com.au/stop/view/19905#lineInformation Link]
Hawthorn is a railway station (station code: HAW) in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia. It is located on the Lilydale, Belgrave, and Alamein lines, at Burwood and Evansdale Roads in the suburb of Hawthorn. It is 5.6 km from Flinders Street Station, the centre of the city's suburban railway network, and in Metcard ticketing Zone 1.
Hawthorn is an unstaffed station, with only limited facilities. A Telstra payphone is located at the entry to Platform 1, and a reproduction red telephone box containing a modern Telstra phone is located on the island platform (2/3). The station is also known for the large numbers of Connex Ticket Inspectors who board trains here, then commence their duty to patrol trains for fare evaders.
Development of the station began in 1861 with the opening of the line from Melbourne. Originally Hawthorn was a terminus with a single platform, now designated as platform 1. In 1882 an additional platform was constructed after the line was extended to Camberwell. In 1890 an island platform was constructed using a canopy from the original Flinders Street station for the new, now closed, branch line to Kew. The two island platforms, numbered 2 and 3, are still used, although few services stop on platform 3 except for during rush hour.
A third track was added between Hawthorn and Burnley in 1972. This allowed the centre track to be used as a bi-directional track for express services during rush hour and completed triplication of the line as far as Box Hill.
Through the 1970s and 1980s the Victorian railway system in general, and Hawthorn station in particular, were neglected. By the end of the 80s the station was in a sadly dilapidated state and had not been painted for many years. It has since been fully restored and is listed on the Victorian Heritage Register.
Line1= Alamein, Belgrave & Lilydale lines
ClosedLine = Kew branch
ClosedNext = Barker
ClosedPreviousplain = Junction
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