Alexandra railway line

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Alexandra
Overview
TypeV/Line passenger service
StatusClosed
Stations2
Operation
Commenced16 September 1890
Opened1890 to Koriella
1909 to Alexandra
Completed1909
ClosedClosed in 1 stage
8 November 1978
Number of tracksSingle with Passing loops

The Alexandra Line was a short branch line in Victoria, Australia that connected with the line to Mansfield at Cathkin.[1] The station was originally called Alexandra Road and had a post office operating there from 14/5/1891 until it was renamed Alexandra Road PO c.1902.

The branch was closed in 1978, at the same time as the Mansfield Line.[2] It is now preserved as part of the Goulburn River High Country Rail Trail.

The Alexandra Timber Tramway and Museum have occupied the station buildings since the 1970s[3] and after the line was closed, run a museum dedicated to the timber industry in the local area.

Alexandra railway line
Mansfield Line
at Cathkin Station
Koriella
Alexandra

References[edit]

  1. ^ VicSig Infrastructure Alexandra Line http://www.vicsig.net/infrastructure/line/Alexandra
  2. ^ Sid Brown (March 1990). "Tracks Across the State". Newsrail. Australian Railway Historical Society (Victorian Division). pp. 71–76.
  3. ^ http://www.alexandratramway.org.au/buildings.htm