Welshpool railway station, Victoria

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Welshpool
Line(s) South Gippsland
Platforms 1
Tracks 2
Other information
Status Closed
History
Opened 1892
Closed 6 June 1981 (line closed 1990)

Welshpool was a railway station on the South Gippsland line in South Gippsland, Victoria. The station formerly served the small town of Welshpool. The station was opened during the 1890s and operated until the 1980s. The site of the station contains a preserved platform and the base of its crane. The station no longer contains the tiny building that was donated to Loch station. Between 26 June 1905 and 1 January 1941, a horse-drawn 2 ft 6 in (762 mm) narrow gauge branch line, just over 3 miles (4.8 km) long, ran from Welshpool station to Welshpool Jetty.[1][2] Near the former station is Welshpool Hospital.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Great Southern Rail 1887 to 1994". Great Southern Rail Trail. Leongatha Community and Visitor Information Centre. Retrieved 2016-12-23. 
  2. ^ Harrigan, Leo J. (1962). Victorian Railways to ‘62. Melbourne: Victorian Railways Public Relations and Betterment Board. p. 287. 
Closed station navigation
South Gippsland line
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Coordinates: 38°39′56″S 146°26′21″E / 38.66556°S 146.43917°E / -38.66556; 146.43917