Korro railway station

Korro
Site of former Korro Railway Station.jpg
Site of former Korro Railway Station, August 2018
LocationAustralia
Coordinates35°09′43″S 138°30′57″E / 35.16198°S 138.51579°E / -35.16198; 138.51579Coordinates: 35°09′43″S 138°30′57″E / 35.16198°S 138.51579°E / -35.16198; 138.51579
Owned bySouth Australian Railways
Operated bySouth Australian Railways
Line(s)Willunga railway line
Platformsground level
Train operatorsSouth Australian Railways
History
Opened20 January 1915 (1915-01-20)
Closed1969 (1969)
Services
Preceding station   South Australian Railways   Following station
toward Adelaide
Willunga railway line
toward Willunga
km
21.4
Hallett Cove
Hallett Cove (original site)
1915–74
Patpa
26.4
Happy Valley
28.2
Reynella
29.6
Pimpala
30.8
Coorara
32.2
Morphett Vale
Yetto
34.5
Hackham
Korro
38.9
Noarlunga
Seaford
Moana
Tuni
McLaren Vale
Pikkara
Willunga


Korro railway station was a ground level stopping place during the passenger transport days of the Willunga railway line.

Shortly after the stop, the railway crossed the Onkaparinga River. The old bridge, built in 1914, had 3 spans, each of 70 feet, and was of lattice-type girder construction. A second bridge, built in 1930, also has 3 spans of rivetted plate-girder construction founded on concrete abutment piers driven into the bedrock. Height 17 feet, 3 inches.

The stop is now unused, the entire Willunga railway line having been dismantled in 1972 and later replaced with the Coast to Vines Rail Trail. It was located near what is now the southern end of the Southern Expressway in Huntfield Heights.[1]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Placename Details: Korro Railway Station". Property Location Browser. Government of South Australia. SA0053250. Archived from the original on 12 October 2016. Retrieved 28 March 2016.