Broken Hill railway station
Westbound view in August 2009
|Location||Silver City Highway, Broken Hill|
|Operated by||NSW TrainLink|
Crystal Brook-Broken Hill
|Distance||1124.80 kilometres from Central|
|Opened||15 July 1919|
|Rebuilt||4 June 1957|
Broken Hill station opened on 15 July 1919 when the line opened to Menindee. Until extended further east in 1927, the section was not connected to the rest of the New South Wales Government Railways network.
Broken Hill had had a railway since 1888, with the Silverton Tramway connecting the city to Cockburn and Adelaide via Sulphide Street station. Broken Hill developed into an important with the mines having provided a regular source of traffic.
Until its cessation in November 1989, Broken Hill was the terminus for the Silver City Comet from Orange. It was also the terminus for Australian National's Silver City Limited from Adelaide from December 1986 until 1990.
|1||services to Sydney Central|
|Great Southern Rail||Indian Pacific to Sydney Central & Perth|
- Broken Hill Station NSWrail.net
- Broken Hill Railway Precinct NSW Environment & Heritage
- "Broken Hill Today" Railway Digest July 1985 pages 190-191
- "The Official Last Comet" Railway Digest February 1990 page 55
- "Western Report" Railway Digest February 1987 page 52
- "Western timetable" (PDF). NSW Trainlink. 20 October 2013 [Updated 15 June 2013].
- "Indian Pacific timetable". Great Southern Rail. 2 August 2015.
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