Tongala railway station

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Tongala
Line(s) Toolamba-Echuca
Platforms2
Tracks1
Other information
StatusClosed
Services
Preceding station Disused railways Following station
Kyabram   Toolamba-Echuca line  Echuca
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Tongala is a closed railway station on the Toolamba–Echuca railway line, in Victoria, Australia, formerly serving the town of Tongala. Although the former passenger platform remains only as a mound, the former goods platform still exists in relatively good condition, with a crane still provided on the platform. A transport mural is located near the station site. A number of tracks and sidings were removed at the station in 1991. [1] A freight service that served the nearby Nestlé factory with briquettes also ceased in July 1991. [2]

Flashing lights were provided at the Henderson Road level crossing, located at the Down end of the station, in 1973. [3]

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References

  1. "Works". Newsrail. Australian Railway Historical Society. June 1991. p. 187.
  2. Grant Payne (October 1991). "The Demise of the Tongala Goods - A brief history of the train and its last movements". Newsrail. Australian Railway Historical Society. p. 322.
  3. "Way & Works". Newsrail. Australian Railway Historical Society. December 1973. p. 244.

Coordinates: 36°15′07″S144°56′59″E / 36.25194°S 144.94972°E / -36.25194; 144.94972