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Warrnambool railway station

Warrnambool railway station is the terminus of the Port Fairy line in Victoria, Australia. It serves the city of Warrnambool, and opened on 4 February 1890.[1][2]

Warrnambool
Warrnambool station building.jpg
Station front in September 2008
LocationMerri Street, Warrnambool
Coordinates38°23′06″S 142°28′32″E / 38.3851°S 142.4755°E / -38.3851; 142.4755Coordinates: 38°23′06″S 142°28′32″E / 38.3851°S 142.4755°E / -38.3851; 142.4755
Owned byVicTrack
Operated byV/Line
Line(s)Warrnambool
Distance267.30 kilometres from Southern Cross
Platforms1
Tracks4
ConnectionsBus
Construction
Structure typeGround
ParkingYes
Disabled accessYes
Other information
StatusStaffed
Station codeWNB
Fare zoneNo MYKI. Paper tickets apply.
WebsitePublic Transport Victoria
History
Opened4 February 1890
Services
4 per weekday to Southern Cross (3 on weekends).
Trains travelling the other direction terminate here.
Preceding station   V/Line   Following station
Warrnambool lineTerminus

Beyond the station, the line continues for a further five kilometres to Dennington, and is used by freight trains.[3] On 26 April 1988, that section officially changed to being worked as a siding, and the train staff previously used for train movements Warrnambool and Dennington was abolished.[4] Beyond Dennington, the line used to continue for a further 37 kilometres to Port Fairy. That section was closed in November 1977.

On 14 July 2008, the siding serving the freight shed at the eastern side of the station was booked out of use and the track was removed.[5] The goods shed itself was demolished in August 2018 due to its poor structural condition.[6]

Platforms & servicesEdit

Warrnambool has one platform. It is served by V/Line Warrnambool line trains.[7]

Platform 1:

Transport linksEdit

V/Line operates contracted road coach services from Warrnambool to

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Warrnambool Vicsig
  2. ^ Warnambool Station Rail Geelong
  3. ^ Dennington Vicsig
  4. ^ "Operations". Newsrail. Australian Railway Historical Society. July 1988. p. 214.
  5. ^ "Works". Newsrail. Australian Railway Historical Society. September 2008. pp. 278–282.
  6. ^ Lewis, Ethan (September 2018). "Observations". Newsrail. Australian Railway Historical Society. p. 275.
  7. ^ Warrnambool - Melbourne via Colac Public Transport Victoria
  8. ^ Warrnambool - Geelong Public Transport Victoria
  9. ^ Warrnambool - Ballarat Public Transport Victoria
  10. ^ Warrnambool - Ararat Public Transport Victoria
  11. ^ Mount Gambier - Warrnambool Public Transport Victoria