McLaren Vale railway station

McLaren Vale
LocationRailway Terrace, McLaren Vale
South Australia
Australia
Coordinates35°13′02″S 138°32′45″E / 35.21709°S 138.54596°E / -35.21709; 138.54596Coordinates: 35°13′02″S 138°32′45″E / 35.21709°S 138.54596°E / -35.21709; 138.54596
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

McLaren Vale is a closed railway station in Adelaide, South Australia. It was a ground level stopping place during the passenger transport days of this line and was an unattended crossing station after 1957. The station yard was noted for its impressive avenue of giant pine trees.[citation needed]

The stop is now disused, the entire Willunga railway line having been dismantled in 1972 and more recently replaced by the Coast to Vines Rail Trail.

ReferencesEdit

  • Australian Railway Historical Society Bulletin No 336, October 1965