Avoca railway station
|Line(s)||Maryborough to Ararat|
Avoca station is a railway station (on the Avoca railway line) in the town of Avoca, Victoria. It was first opened on Saturday, 21 October 1876 however was closed for gauge conversion on Friday, 14 April 1995. Again the railway was opened on Sunday, 28 April 1995, then the line was booked out of service on Friday, 21 January 2005. Although no longer in use, Avoca retains a brick station building, platform and goods shed.
In 2017, there is a proposal entitled the, Murray Basin rail project designed to link Mildura to Portland with standard gauge track to carry grain and mineral sands. This upgrading will include the Maryborough to Ararat section of the line, past the site of the disused Avoca station.
- "Murray Basin Rail Project". Public Transport Victoria. 2013. Retrieved 22 June 2017.
- Hunt, Peter (26 May 2017). "Rail freight Victoria: Works to cause more delays for grain". The Weekly Times. Retrieved 22 June 2017.
- "Murray Basin rail project".
- Avoca and District Historical Society
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