Winchelsea railway station, Victoria

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Station in July 2005 with the since removed loop in the foreground
Location Railway Terrace, Winchelsea
Coordinates 38°14′25″S 143°59′2″E / 38.24028°S 143.98389°E / -38.24028; 143.98389Coordinates: 38°14′25″S 143°59′2″E / 38.24028°S 143.98389°E / -38.24028; 143.98389
Owned by VicTrack
Operated by V/Line
Line(s) Port Fairy
Distance 113.74 kilometres from Southern Cross
Platforms 1
Tracks 1
Structure type Ground
Disabled access Yes
Other information
Status Staffed part time
Station code WIA
Fare zone Myki zone 8
Website Public Transport Victoria
Opened 25 November 1876
Preceding station   V/Line   Following station
Warrnambool line
toward Warrnambool

Winchelsea railway station is located on the Port Fairy line in Victoria, Australia. It serves the town of Winchelsea, and opened on 25 November 1876 as the temporary terminus of the line from Geelong. On 13 March 1877 the line was extended to Birregurra.[1][2]

In July 2008 the loop siding was removed, leaving the station straight-railed.[3]

Platforms & services[edit]

Winchelsea has one platform. It is serviced by V/Line Warrnambool line services.[4]

Platform 1:


  1. ^ Winchelsea Vicsig
  2. ^ Winchelsea Station Rail Geelong
  3. ^ "Works". Newsrail. Australian Railway Historical Society. September 2008. pp. 278–282. 
  4. ^ Warrnambool - Melbourne via Colac Public Transport Victoria

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