Rushworth railway line

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Rushworth
Overview
Type V/Line passenger service
Status Closed
Former connections Stanhope line at Rushworth
Stations 7
Operation
Commenced 1 September 1890[1]
Opened 1 September 1890
Completed 26 August 1914
Closed 12 October 1987
Technical
Line length 39.288 km (24.412 mi)
Number of tracks Single track
Route map
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Melbourne-Rushworth rail ticket 1978

The Rushworth line was a short branch line used predominantly for grain traffic which branched off the Goulbourn Valley Line at Murchison East with trains having to reverse when travelling from Melbourne to Colbinabbin. The line like many others closed in the late 1980s.[2]

Rushworth railway line[1]
Shepparton line
at Murchison East Station
Murchison
Hammond
Waranga
Rushworth
Girgarre line
Erwen
Wanalta
Colbinabbin

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Infrastructure - Line Data Colbinabbin Line". Retrieved 3 June 2013. 
  2. ^ "Colbinabbin Line". Retrieved 3 June 2013.