Moree railway station

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Moree
Moree railway station.jpg
Southbound view in February 2007
Station statistics
Address Gosport Street, Moree
Coordinates 29°28′26″S 149°50′54″E / 29.4738°S 149.8482°E / -29.4738; 149.8482
Line(s) Mungindi
Inverell
Distance 665.60 kilometres from Central
Structure type Ground
Platforms 2 (1 island)
Other information
Opened 1904
Accessible Handicapped/disabled access
Station code MRZ
Owned by RailCorp
Operator NSW TrainLink
Services
towards Mungindi
Mungindi Line
towards Werris Creek
Preceding station   NSW TrainLink   Following station
Terminus NSW TrainLink North Western
towards Sydney
Preceding station   NSW Branch lines   Following station
Terminus Inverell Line
towards Inverell

Moree railway station is located on the Mungindi line in New South Wales, Australia. It serves the town of Moree, opening in 1904, replacing the original station located to the north that opened on 1 April 1897 when the line was extended from Boggabri.[1][2]

It served as the terminus of the line until it was extended to Bengerang on 29 September 1913 and ultimately Mungindi on 7 December 1914. Moree was also the junction station for the Boggabilla and Inverell lines.[2]

The station is an island platform with two faces. In 2009, a timber building at the southern end of the platform was destroyed by fire.[2]

Services[edit]

Moree is served by NSW TrainLink's daily Northern Tablelands Xplorer service operating to and from Sydney.[3] NSW TrainLink also operate a coach service to Grafton.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Moree Station NSWrail.net
  2. ^ a b c Inverell Railway Station NSW Environment & Heritage
  3. ^ North Western timetable NSW TrainLink 20 October 2013
  4. ^ North Coast timetable NSW TrainLink 6 April 2014

External links[edit]

Media related to Moree railway station at Wikimedia Commons