Robertson railway station

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Robertson
Former railway station
Mount Murray · Moss Vale
Robertson Station
Location Yarranga Street, Robertson
New South Wales
Australia
Coordinates 34°35′28″S 150°35′37″E / 34.5910°S 150.5935°E / -34.5910; 150.5935Coordinates: 34°35′28″S 150°35′37″E / 34.5910°S 150.5935°E / -34.5910; 150.5935
Owned by RailCorp
Operated by Robertson Heritage Railway Station Committee
Line(s) Unanderra–Moss Vale
Distance 128.38 km from Central[1]
Platforms 1
Tracks 2[1]
Train operators 3801 Limited
Construction
Structure type At-grade
History
Opened 20 August 1932[2]
Closed 1991[citation needed]

Robertson is a railway station in Robertson, New South Wales, on the Unanderra–Moss Vale railway line. Opened in 1932 to connect the producers of south-western New South Wales with the new wharves at Port Kembla, the single-track line featured a passing loop near the village of Robertson. A station was built to serve the village, with trains running between the Southern Highlands and Wollongong. Passenger services were operated by the State Rail Authority and its predecessors until the route was replaced by coaches in 1991. The station building is of state heritage significance and is now cared for by the Robertson Heritage Railway Station Committee. Occasional tourist trains operated by 3801 Limited, such as the Cockatoo Run, call at the station.

The station is located on the main line. There is a still-operational passing loop opposite; a perway siding is located to the west.[1]

Image gallery[edit]

Preceding station   NSW Country lines   Following station
towards Moss Vale
Unanderra-Moss Vale Line
towards Unanderra

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Australian Rail Track Corporation (June 2015). "North–south corridor network diagram 1" (PDF). 
  2. ^ Bozier, Rolfe. "NSWrail.net: Robertson Platform".