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Frankston Line

Siemens train, Frankston station, Melbourne, 15 January 2017.

Year Opened:

Caulfield–Mordialloc 1881; Mordialloc–Frankston 1882



Richmond, South Yarra, Hawksburn, Toorak, Armadale, Malvern, Caulfield, Glen Huntly, Ormond, McKinnon, Bentleigh, Patterson, Moorabbin, Highett, Southland, Cheltenham, Mentone, Parkdale, Mordialloc, Aspendale, Edithvale, Chelsea, Bonbeach, Carrum, Seaford, Kananook, Frankston


Typical Journey Time:

67 minutes all stops; 59 minutes express (Flinders Street–Frankston)


Typical Peak Frequency:

3 minutes (Caulfield); 10 minutes (Frankston)


Typical Off-peak Frequency:

5 minutes (Caulfield); 10 minutes (Frankston)


Typical Weekend Frequency:

5 minutes (Caulfield); 10 minutes (Frankston)

The Frankston line extends to the south-eastern suburbs of Melbourne. It diverges from the Pakenham line at Caulfield. Between Caulfield and Moorabbin the line has three tracks, with the centre line being capable of bidirectional running and used by express trains for overtaking during peak hours. Between Moorabbin and Frankston the line is double track. Most services terminate at Frankston. Some peak services terminate at Cheltenham, Mordialloc and Carrum. Most trains on the line stop at all stations, with some services running express between Caulfield and Cheltenham during peak hours. Between Mordialloc and Seaford the line is close to the shore of Port Phillip Bay. Frankston is the interchange station for services on the Stony Point line.



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