Hampton railway station, Melbourne
Hampton railway station is located on the Sandringham line in Victoria, Australia. It serves the south-eastern Melbourne suburb of Hampton opening on 2 September 1887. It was renamed Retreat on 1 October 1887 and Hampton on 10 September 1889.
The station building was reconstructed in 1975.
Platforms & services
On rare occasions, extra services for major events may originate at Hampton instead of Sandringham. These services are formed by empty trains directly from the stabling yard at Sandringham.
Transdev Melbourne operates one route along Hampton Street, nearby Hampton railway station:
Ventura Bus Lines operates two routes from the bus interchange adjacent to platform 2:
Controversial redevelopment plans
In November 2016 a proposed white building near Hampton station generated controversy as it was seen as bringing a white cruise ship to Hampton.
- Hampton Vicsig
- Vincent Adams Winter (1990). VR and VicRail: 1962 - 1983. p. 106. ISBN 0-9592069-3-0.
- "Sandringham Line". Public Transport Victoria.
- "922 Southland SC - St Kilda Station". Public Transport Victoria.
- "708 Carrum - Hampton via Southland". Public Transport Victoria.
- "828 Hampton - Berwick Station via Southland SC & Dandenong". Public Transport Victoria.
- "Plans released for redevelopment of Hampton Railway Station precinct". Herald Sun. 5 November 2016.
- Melway map at street-directory.com.au