Torrens Park railway station

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Torrens Park
TorrensParkRailwayStationAdelaide.jpg
Location Belair Road
Torrens Park
Line(s) Belair Line
Distance 9.3 km from Adelaide
Platforms 1
Bus routes

173 to City
300 to Westfield Marion
300 to Norwood
195 to Blackwood

196 to Blackwood
Construction
Parking Yes
Bicycle facilities No
Services
Preceding station   TransAdelaide   Following station
toward Adelaide
Belair line
toward Belair

Torrens Park railway station is located on the Belair line in suburban Adelaide in South Australia.[1] Located 9.3 kilometres from Adelaide station, it serves the inner southern suburb of Torrens Park. The station opened in the late 19th or early 20th century as Blythwood, being renamed Torrens Park in 1921.[2]

In 1992, the Australian Plants Society commenced the Torrens Park Railway Station Project which made the surrounding area look much more attractive.[3]

In 1995, the western side platform was closed when the inbound line was converted to standard gauge as part of the One Nation Adelaide-Melbourne line gauge conversion project. The disused platform was demolished in March 2008.[4]

Gallery[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Belair timetable Adelaide Metro 12 October 2014
  2. ^ Callaghan, WH (1992). The Overland Railway. Sydney: Australian Railway Historical Society. p. 238. ISBN 0 909650 29 2. 
  3. ^ orrens Park Railway Station Project Australian Plants Society
  4. ^ Torrens Park Station Track Realignment KBR

External links[edit]

Media related to Torrens Park railway station at Wikimedia Commons

Coordinates: 34°59′02″S 138°36′40″E / 34.9839°S 138.6111°E / -34.9839; 138.6111