Cootamundra railway station
Southbound view in July 2007
|Location||Hovell Street, Cootamundra|
|Operated by||NSW TrainLink|
Tumut & Kunama
|Distance||429.65 kilometres from Central|
|Opened||1 November 1877|
Cootamundra station opened on 1 November 1877 as Murrumburrah when the Main South line was extended from Harden. It served as the terminus until the line was extended to Bethungra on 15 April 1878.
In 1901, an island platform was built, this has since closed but remains in situ. In 1943, the line through Cootamundra was duplicated with the largest overhead signal gantry in the Southern Hemisphere was erected. It has since been relocated and now stands preserved in the station surrounds.
The Lachlan Valley Railway has a base immediately south of the depot.
Cootamundra is served by two daily NSW TrainLink XPT services in each direction operating between Sydney and Melbourne, and one weekly Xplorer service operating between Sydney and Griffith. NSW TrainLink also operate road coach services from Cootamundra to Mildura, Tumbarumba, Queanbeyan, Bathurst, Dubbo and Condobolin.
|1||services to Sydney Central , Melbourne & Griffith|
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