Williamstown North, Victoria
|Population||1,593 (2016 census)|
|• Density||885/km2 (2,290/sq mi)|
|Area||1.8 km2 (0.7 sq mi)|
|Location||7 km (4 mi) from Melbourne|
|LGA(s)||City of Hobsons Bay|
Williamstown North is a suburb of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 7 km south-west of Melbourne's central business district. Its local government area is the City of Hobsons Bay. At the 2016 census, Williamstown North had a population of 1,593.
Williamstown North is home to the Railway Museum operated by the Australian Railway Historical Society, in Champion Road, on the south-east corner of the Newport Workshops. It is a short walk from the North Williamstown railway station. The Museum features the largest collection of Victorian Railways steam locomotives. Other exhibits include electric and diesel locomotives, suburban and country passenger carriages, guards vans, a selection of freight wagons and numerous railway artefacts.
Williamstown North Post Office opened on 1 April 1878 and closed in 1980.
- City of Williamstown -the former local government area of which Williamstown North was a part
- Australian Railway Historical Society Museum - The railway museum in Champion Road operated by the Victorian Division of the Australian Railway Historical Society.
- Newport Workshops - The workshops used by Metro Trains, Downer Rail and other railway-related organisations
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