Camperdown railway station

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Camperdown
Location Pike Street, Camperdown
Coordinates 38°13′43″S 143°09′03″E / 38.2287°S 143.1507°E / -38.2287; 143.1507Coordinates: 38°13′43″S 143°09′03″E / 38.2287°S 143.1507°E / -38.2287; 143.1507
Owned by VicTrack
Operated by V/Line
Line(s) Warrnambool
Distance 198.50 kilometres from Southern Cross
Platforms 1
Tracks 3
Construction
Structure type Ground
Parking Yes
Disabled access Yes
Other information
Status Staffed
Station code CAM
Fare zone Myki Zone 16
Website Public Transport Victoria
History
Opened 2 July 1883
Services
4 in each direction on weekdays, 3 on weekends
Preceding station   V/Line   Following station
Warrnambool line
toward Warrnambool

Camperdown railway station is located on the Port Fairy line, in Victoria, Australia. It serves the town of Camperdown, and opened on 2 July 1883, as the terminus of the line from Colac. On 23 April 1887, the line was extended to Terang.[1][2]

The station was once the junction for the Timboon line, which branched off at the western end of the station.[2] All signalling and safeworking equipment at the junction were abolished by September 1987.[3]

The refreshments rooms at Camperdown closed in March 1976.[4] The passenger facilities were refurbished in late 1984/early 1985.[5] It was also in 1985 that the former freight centre closed, with the freight office demolished by August of the same year.[6]

In September 1988, the former No. 2 and No. 4 roads, and the Shell, Mobil and the locomotive and works sidings were all abolished.[7] A number of signal posts were also abolished, along with a ground lever frame.[7]

The Warrnambool freight train crosses the weekday morning Up train in the crossing loop. The station consists of a waiting room, ticket/customer service desk and toilets.

Platforms & services[edit]

Camperdown has one platform. It is serviced by V/Line Warrnambool line services.[8]

Platform 1:

References[edit]

  1. ^ Camperdown Vicsig
  2. ^ a b Camperdown Station Rail Geelong
  3. ^ "Works". Newsrail. Australian Railway Historical Society. January 1988. p. 29. 
  4. ^ "Traffic". Newsrail. Australian Railway Historical Society. September 1978. p. 185. 
  5. ^ "General News". Newsrail. Australian Railway Historical Society. October 1984. p. 307. 
  6. ^ "General News". Newsrail. Australian Railway Historical Society. November 1985. p. 338. 
  7. ^ a b "Works". Newsrail. Australian Railway Historical Society. November 1988. p. 345. 
  8. ^ Warrnambool - Melbourne via Colac Public Transport Victoria

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