Henley Beach railway line

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Henley Beach railway line
Former Grange Station.jpg
Overview
Locale Adelaide, South Australia
Termini Adelaide
Henley Beach
Operation
Opened 1894
Closed 1957
Technical
Line length 15.3 km (9.5 mi)
Number of tracks Double track to Woodville
Single track to Grange
Closed from Grange (formerly single track to Henley Beach)
Route map
Henley Beach Line
towards Adelaide
13.0 Grange (current)
13.2 Grange (old)
13.7 Kirkcaldy
14.5 Marlborough Street
Henley Beach Jetty Road
15.3 Henley Beach

The Henley Beach railway line is a defunct railway in western Adelaide. The line opened on 5 February 1894 as an extension of the Grange line. The line serviced five stations: Grange (Old), Kirkcaldy, Marlborough Street, Henley Beach Jetty Road, and Henley Beach.[1] The line closed on 31 August 1957 due to the track being close to public roads with no fencing between. The line was cut back to the now defunct original Grange station, which was cut even further back to the current Grange station in the 1986 by removal of tracks across Military Road and infrastructure from the original platform. The unused platform still remains on the side of the road.

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