Porepunkah railway station

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Porepunkah
Location Station Street, Porepunkah
Australia
Coordinates Coordinates: 36°42′S 146°55′E / 36.700°S 146.917°E / -36.700; 146.917
Elevation 281 metres
Owned by Victorian Railways
Operated by Victorian Railways
Line(s) Bright
Distance 309.90 kilometres from Southern Cross
Platforms 1
Tracks 1
Construction
Structure type Ground
History
Opened 17 October 1890
Closed 30 November 1983

Porepunkah railway station was located on the Bright line serving the town of Porepunkah in Victoria. It opened on 17 October 1890 and closed on 30 November 1983.[1]

Porepunkah station was the location where the Manfield family transported tourists who were staying with them on their trips to Mount Buffalo.[2] It is now part of the Murray to the Mountains Rail Trail.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Porepunkah Vicsig
  2. ^ Harper, Melissa (2007). "2: The arrival of the tourist walker". The ways of the bushwalker: On foot in Australia. Sydney: University of New South Wales Press. pp. 22–31. ISBN 978-0-86840-968-9. 
Preceding station Disused railways Following station
Eurobin   Bright line   Bright
  List of closed railway stations in Victoria