Winchelsea railway station, Victoria

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

Station in July 2005 with the since removed loop in the foreground
LocationRailway Terrace, Winchelsea
Coordinates38°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 byVicTrack
Operated byV/Line
Line(s)Warrnambool line
Distance113.74 kilometres from Southern Cross
Structure typeGround
Disabled accessYes
Other information
StatusStaffed part time
Station codeWIA
Fare zoneNo MYKI. Paper tickets apply.
WebsitePublic Transport Victoria
Opened25 November 1876
4 in each direction on weekdays, 3 on weekends
Preceding station V/Line Following station
Waurn Ponds Warrnambool line Birregurra
towards Warrnambool

Winchelsea railway station is located on the Warrnambool 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

External links[edit]