Glengarry railway station

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Glengarry
Line(s) Maffra
Platforms 1
Tracks 1
Other information
Status Closed
History
Opened 1883
Closed 1986

Glengarry is a closed station located in the town of Glengarry, on the Maffra railway line railway line in Victoria, Australia.

It opened in 1883 with the construction of the line from Traralgon to Heyfield and was 167 km from Southern Cross station.[1] The station was first named La Trobe but was renamed Glengarry shortly after opening.

A post office operated at the station from 1 January 1884. On 1 December 1884 the post office name was changed from La Trobe Railway Station Post office to Glengarry Post Office.[2]

The station building and platform have been restored as an art and craft shop.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ VR History, "Traralgon" (PDF), Victorian Signalling Histories No 65, retrieved 2008-12-08 
  2. ^ Premier Postal History. "Post Office List". Premier Postal Auctions. Retrieved 2011.  Check date values in: |access-date= (help)
  3. ^ Latrobe City, Media Release (PDF), retrieved 2008-12-08 
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Coordinates: 38°07′24″S 146°34′29″E / 38.12333°S 146.57472°E / -38.12333; 146.57472