Taree railway station

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to navigation Jump to search

Taree
LocationOlympia Street, Taree
Coordinates31°54′23″S 152°27′25″E / 31.9065°S 152.4570°E / -31.9065; 152.4570Coordinates: 31°54′23″S 152°27′25″E / 31.9065°S 152.4570°E / -31.9065; 152.4570
Owned byRailCorp
Operated byNSW TrainLink
Line(s)North Coast
Distance378.60 kilometres from Central
Platforms1
Construction
Structure typeGround
Disabled accessYes
Other information
Station codeTRO
WebsiteTransport for NSW
History
Opened5 February 1913
Services
Preceding station   NSW TrainLink   Following station
towards Grafton, Casino or Brisbane
NSW TrainLink North Coast
towards Sydney

Taree railway station is located on the North Coast line in New South Wales, Australia. It serves the town of Taree, opening on 5 February 1913 when the line was extended from Dungog.[1] It was the terminus of the line until it was extended to Wauchope on 12 April 1915. It had extensive locomotive servicing facilities, including an eight road roundhouse.[2] It was added to the New South Wales State Heritage Register on 2 April 1999.[3]

Platforms & services[edit]

Taree has one platform with a yard opposite. Daily northbound XPT services operate to Grafton, Casino and Brisbane, with three southbound services operating to Sydney. It is also served by daily coach services to Broadmeadow.[4] These coach services are operated by Busways as routes 150 [5] and 151.[6]

Platform Line Stopping pattern Notes
1 services to Sydney Central, Casino & Brisbane

Description[edit]

Refreshment room at Taree railway station, 1947

The main station building is a brick, type 11 initial side building design completed in 1913, with a refreshment room added in 1929. A weighbridge and goods shed also form part of the station complex.[3]

Heritage listing[edit]

Taree is a major station complex from late in the development of the railway system and includes a refreshment room and awnings. The scale of the building is significant and represents the importance of the location in the development of the North Coast line.[3]

Taree railway station was listed on the New South Wales State Heritage Register on 2 April 1999 having satisfied the following criteria.[3]

The place possesses uncommon, rare or endangered aspects of the cultural or natural history of New South Wales.

This item is assessed as historically rare. This item is assessed as architecturally rare. This item is assessed as socially rare.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Taree Station NSWrail.net
  2. ^ Taree Railway Precinct NSW Environment & Heritage
  3. ^ a b c d e "Taree Railway Station group". New South Wales State Heritage Register. Office of Environment and Heritage. H01264. Retrieved 2 June 2018.
  4. ^ "North Coast timetable" (PDF). NSW Trainlink. 30 September 2018.
  5. ^ "Busways route 150". Transport for NSW.
  6. ^ "Busways route 151". Transport for NSW.

Attribution[edit]

CC-BY-icon-80x15.png This Wikipedia article contains material from Taree Railway Station group, entry number 01264 in the New South Wales State Heritage Register published by the State of New South Wales and Office of Environment and Heritage 2018 under CC-BY 4.0 licence, accessed on 2 June 2018.

External links[edit]

Media related to Taree railway station at Wikimedia Commons