Elizabeth South railway station

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Elizabeth South
Location Willison Road
Elizabeth South
Line(s) Gawler Central Line
Distance 24 km from Adelaide
Platforms 2
Bus routes None
Construction
Parking Yes
Bicycle facilities Yes
History
Opened 1955
Rebuilt April 2012
Services
Preceding station   TransAdelaide   Following station
toward Adelaide
Gawler Central line

Elizabeth South railway station is located on the Gawler Central line.[1] Situated on the border of northern Adelaide suburbs of Elizabeth South and Edinburgh, it is 24 kilometres from Adelaide station and has an island platform between the two railway tracks. Pedestrians cross the tracks at level since the underpass was closed due to concerns about safety and vandalism.

The station opened in the 1940s and once had a shelter and ticket office identical to that of Woodlands Park, but this was replaced in the late 1970s or early 1980s. On its western side, the station is adjacent to the Defence Science & Technology Organisation, and there is a walking track to the station for employees of DSTO.[2]

Between September 2011 and April 2012, at the same time as the Gawler Central line was being upgraded in preparation for electrification, the station was demolished and rebuilt.[3][4][5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Gawler Central timetable Archived 10 February 2014 at the Wayback Machine. Adelaide Metro 4 February 2013
  2. ^ Between 1941 and 1991, the original and at that time much larger DSTO site was served by the now closed and dismantled Penfield railway line
  3. ^ Stations Upgrade Program Department of Planning, Transport & Infrastructure
  4. ^ Gawler Rail Revitalisation Department of Planning, Transport & Infrastructure
  5. ^ Gawler line closed Adelaide Metro

External links[edit]

Media related to Elizabeth South railway station at Wikimedia Commons

Coordinates: 34°43′52″S 138°39′21″E / 34.7312°S 138.6559°E / -34.7312; 138.6559