Cemetery Station No. 3 railway station

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Cemetery Station No. 3 was a railway station on Sydney's Rookwood Cemetery railway line. It served the Rookwood Cemetery.

History[edit]

The station opened as Mortuary station on 26 May 1897. The name was changed to Mortuary Terminus on 26 July 1897, then to Cemetery Station No. 3 on 15 June 1908. The station was closed on 29 December 1948.[1] Its location is adjacent to the current Catholic Cemeteries Board HQ office and carpark and the 408 bus terminus.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ State Rail Authority of New South Wales Archives Section, How & Why of Station Names: meanings and origins..., Second Edition, 1982, State Rail Authority of New South Wales,
  2. ^ "Transit Systems route 408". Transport for NSW. 

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Neighbouring stations[edit]

Preceding station   Closed Lines   Following station
Terminus
Rookwood Cemetery Line

Coordinates: 33°52′44″S 151°03′19″E / 33.8789°S 151.0552°E / -33.8789; 151.0552