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Encyclopedia > Kananook railway station, Melbourne
Station information
Code KAN
Distance from Flinders St 40.2 km
Line Frankston
Number of platforms 2
Number of tracks 2
Station status Unmanned Station
Station facilities,
connecting transport
and timetables
Melway map of station link
Google map of station Not available
GPS Coordinates 38°07'18.16" S
145°08'07.07" E
Zone location 2

Kananook (station code: KAN) is an unmanned railway station on the Frankston line in Melbourne, Australia, opened in 1975. It has one central island platform with a substantial fibro building. It is located in Metcard ticketing Zone 2. The station has a reputation as being notoriously unsafe, especially after dark. Image File history File links MetlinkSignBase_313. ... Image File history File links Size of this preview: 407 × 600 pixelsFull resolution (570 × 840 pixel, file size: 92 KB, MIME type: image/jpeg) Colour corrected. ... Flinders Street Station is the central railway station of the suburban rail network of Melbourne, Australia. ... The Frankston railway line is a suburban railway in Melbourne, Australia. ... Melway (usually The Melways) is the most ubiquitous street directory for Melbourne, Australia, and its immediate surrounds. ... Screenshot of Google Maps showing a route from Toronto to Ottawa on the 400-Series highways. ... Over fifty GPS satellites such as this NAVSTAR have been launched since 1978. ... The Frankston railway line is a suburban railway in Melbourne, Australia. ... Melbournes CBD has grown to straddle the Yarra River in three major precincts. ... 1975 (MCMLXXV) was a common year starting on Wednesday. ... Metcard is the ticket used to access public transport in Melbourne, Australia. ...

The station may be considered one of the more unsightly on the suburban network, with large concrete overpasses, and located next to the Frankston Freeway. Kananook is one of only two station's that still has the old 1990's "The Met" signs (the other being Heatherdale). Mornington Peninsula Freeway is a Melbourne freeway linking Springvale Rd in Chelsea Heights and the Morooduc Highway in Frankston. ... This is a stub related to the city of Melbourne. ...

The station was featured in the first episode of the Australian TV series Sensing Murder, which aired on Network Ten in September 2004. For other uses, see Television (disambiguation). ... Sensing Murder tells the stories of unsolved murders and all the facts known about them so far, while input from New Zealand and Australian psychics adds a further dimension to the stories. ... This article is about the Australian television network. ... 2004 (MMIV) was a leap year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ...

Eastlink Project

Current plans as part of the construction of the Eastlink road project linking the north-eastern suburb of Ringwood to Frankston, involve funding for facility boosts at a number of stations, including Kananook. This will involve the dismantling of the current station building, noise protection from the freeway, and other improvements. See also East-Link (Ireland) and Bragg Communications d/b/a EastLink in Canada. ... Location within the British Isles Ringwood is a town in Hampshire, England, on the River Avon, to the west of the New Forest and north of Bournemouth. ... Frankston can refer to: Frankston, Victoria - a suburb of Melbourne, Australia The City of Frankston - a Local Government Area in the same city The Frankston railway line in the same city Frankston railway station - the last station on the aforementioned railway line This is a disambiguation page — a navigational...

As of May 12, 2007, Dismantling of the fibro-cement staiton building seems to be complete, with works started on the construction of the new building. May 12 is the 132nd day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (133rd in leap years). ... 2007 (MMVII) is the current year, a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar and the Anno Domini era. ...


Sarah MacDiarmid disappeared from Kananook Station on July 11, 1990 last seen walking to the station carpark. Sarah MacDiarmid (born 1967) was a 23-year-old Scottish-Australian woman who disappeared from Kananook station in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia on 11 July 1990. ... July 11 is the 192nd day (193rd in leap years) of the year in the Gregorian calendar, with 173 days remaining. ... MCMXC redirects here; for the Enigma album, see MCMXC a. ...

External links

  • Funds boost for buses, stations
  • The never-ending search for Sarah
    (Both from The Age)
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