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How many platforms does Flinders Street Station have?

How many platforms does Flinders Street Station have?

Flinders Street railway station

Flinders Street
Distance 1.23 kilometres from Southern Cross
Platforms 13 (plus one removed)
Tracks 15
Train operators Metro Trains V/Line

What is happening with the Flinders St ballroom?

After holding Melbourne’s imagination for decades, the mysterious Flinders Street Station ballroom (and its surrounding hidden rooms) will open to the public to become A Miracle Constantly Repeated—an eco-system of hyper-real silicone sculptures, video, sound and light devised by Patricia Piccinini.

How do you get into Flinders Street Ballroom?

Entry is via door at 273 Flinders Street, near Boost Juice. Bookings are available now.

How long has Flinders Street Ballroom been closed?

These spaces are more than a century old, and have been closed to the public for 35 years.

How long did it take to build Flinders Street Station?

ten years
Fawcett and H.P. C Ashworth were the champions, designing the station that is still standing today. The entire reconstruction of the station cost around 514,000 pounds, taking ten years to fully complete.

Where is the Flinders St ballroom?

Architectural drawings of the new buildings at Flinders Street Railway Station, Melbourne, 1908, Fawcett & Ashworth; H87. 61/4. The ballroom is located on the third floor above the Elizabeth Street entrance.

Where was Patricia Piccinini born?

Freetown, Sierra LeonePatricia Piccinini / Place of birth

Is Patricia Piccinini Italian?

Patricia Piccinini was born in Sierra Leone after her English teacher mother married her Italian school-building father there. They tried living in Italy, but moved on to Canberra, where Piccinini did her schooling.

Where is Flinders Street railway station Melbourne?

Flinders Street railway station is located on the corner of Flinders and Swanston streets in the central business district (CBD) of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia. Opened in 1854, the historic station serves the entire metropolitan rail network, as well as some country services to eastern Victoria.

What is the Flinders Street station design competition?

The winning proposal for the Flinders Street Station competition comes from HASSELL + Herzog & de Meuron. The design integrates the station with the surrounding urban context, which has evolved and changed significantly since the building was designed 100 years ago.

When was platform 1 at Flinders Street extended to Princess Bridge?

Nevertheless, the two stations were merged for signalling and operational purposes in 1910, and in 1966, platform 1 at Flinders Street was extended to meet its counterpart at Princes Bridge, creating a single platform face with a length over 800 m (2,600 ft). The west end of platform 1 could also be used as a separate “Platform 1 West”.

What is the shape of the Flinders Street station clock?

“Flinders Street Station clock returns in tick-tock shape”. The Age. Retrieved 24 July 2019. ^ “Victorian Railways signal diagram: Flinders Street 2 65”. Retrieved 15 August 2008.