Albion Park Rail, New South Wales

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Albion Park Rail
City of ShellharbourNew South Wales
Albion NSW Aerial.JPG
Albion Park Rail is on the top left of this aerial photo, with Albion Park on the right
Albion Park Rail is located in New South Wales
Albion Park Rail
Albion Park Rail
Coordinates34°34′S 150°47.5′E / 34.567°S 150.7917°E / -34.567; 150.7917Coordinates: 34°34′S 150°47.5′E / 34.567°S 150.7917°E / -34.567; 150.7917
Population6,918 (2016 census)[1]
LGA(s)City of Shellharbour
State electorate(s)Kiama, Shellharbour
Federal division(s)Whitlam
Suburbs around Albion Park Rail:
Marshall Mount Yallah Haywards Bay
Calderwood Albion Park Rail Oak Flats
Albion Park Croom Dunmore

Albion Park Rail is a suburb of Shellharbour, Australia situated in the Macquarie Valley (Shellharbour). The South Coast railway line was opened to the railway station and Bombo in 1887. At the time the nearest town was Albion Park, several kilometres away. Over time, houses were built around the railway station, and Albion Park Rail developed into a town in its own right, and with its own name.

Albion Park Rail has a community area set up with a community centre, playing fields and a recently built skatepark. It only has one school but it accommodates many students from Pre-School to Year 6. Albion Park Rail is located along the shores of Lake Illawarra, near Koona Bay. It is a fifteen-minute drive on the freeway to Wollongong.

Albion Park Rail is the site of the Illawarra Regional Airport which is the location of the Historical Aircraft Restoration Society.

Heritage listings[edit]

Albion Park Rail has a number of heritage-listed sites, including:


The Illawarra Light Railway Museum located just south of the airport is dedicated to the preservation and display of historic light railway locomotives and rolling stock. It holds regular open days featuring light and miniature train rides.


  1. ^ Australian Bureau of Statistics (27 June 2017). "Albion Park Rail (State Suburb)". 2016 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 14 July 2017. Edit this at Wikidata
  2. ^ "Albion Park Railway Station Group". New South Wales State Heritage Register. Office of Environment & Heritage. H01072. Retrieved 18 May 2018.

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