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Tottenham Railway Station (1891 - Current)

Sunshine Rd, Tottenham

Tottenham Station (1891 – Current)


Location: Sunshine Rd, West Footscray.

Distance from Spencer Street Station (Southern Cross Station): – 9.1km (5 ¾ miles).


Key Dates:

1891 – The Tottenham Station opened for passage traffic.

1977 – Road traffic lights are installed at the Ashley St level crossing.

1981 – As part of a Rail – Road Grade separation project the station rebuilt as an island platform in an elevated position and the level crossing at Ashley St is removed.

1982 – Signal Box abolished.

2014 – As part of the Region Rail Project the station’s façade and Rupert St car park is upgraded. A new traction substation is built in Sunshine Rd at the eastern end of the station.


Station Masters:

1940 – Albert George Brown (Yard).

1943 – Leslie Robert Dawson (Yard).

1958 – Albert Joseph Capper (Yard).

1960 - Alfred Henry (Yard).

1962 – John Loughlin (Yard).


Ref: Fifteen Railway Stations of the West (Footscray to Sunbury) by Tom Rigg January 2009.

Photos: Sunshine Advocate 3rd September 1975 Page 39

Photos: S&DHS.

Tottenham Railway Station - Sunshine Advocate 3rd September 1975 Page 39.JPG
Tottenham Railway Station 2021 Photo 01.
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