Buxton railway station, New South Wales

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Buxton
Buxton railway station.JPG
Coordinates 34°15′20″S 150°32′01″E / 34.2555°S 150.5336°E / -34.2555; 150.5336Coordinates: 34°15′20″S 150°32′01″E / 34.2555°S 150.5336°E / -34.2555; 150.5336
Line(s) Picton loop line
Main South
Platforms 1
Tracks 2
Other information
Status Closed, partially demolished
History
Opened 20 October 1893
Closed 5 August 1978

Buxton is a former railway station which was located on the Picton – Mittagong loop railway line. It served Buxton, a small village in the Macarthur Region of New South Wales, Australia.


Steam services can be run on every Sunday by 2705 or 3265. We hope that the garret 6029 or 6040 run here in the future

History[edit]

The station opened on 20 October 1893, and a platform was later added on 4 November (The current platform was built for by the RTM for their tourist service.1990s) .[1] The station along with the Loop Line was closed in 1978.[2]

The station is located on a crossing loop. The station building has been demolished after burning down. Current platform and sign built 1990s.

Occasionally, the museum operates steam heritage trains on the line to the station, from Thirlmere & Picton.[3]

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Neighbouring Stations[edit]

Preceding station   Closed lines   Following station
towards Mittagong
Picton Loop Line
(closed)
towards Picton

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