Torbanlea railway station

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Torbanlea
Torbanlea Railway Station, Qld - very early 1900s.jpg
Torbanlea railway station, early 1900s
LocationRobertson Street, Torbanlea, Queensland
Coordinates 25°20′50″S152°35′52″E / 25.34722°S 152.5977°E / -25.34722; 152.5977 Coordinates: 25°20′50″S152°35′52″E / 25.34722°S 152.5977°E / -25.34722; 152.5977
Line(s) North Coast Line
Connectionsno connections
History
Opened1883
Closed1900
Services
Preceding station Queensland Rail Following station
Colton
towards Brisbane
North Coast Line Howard
towards Cairns

Torbanlea Railway Station is a closed railway station on the North Coast railway line in Queensland, Australia. [1] [2] It served the town of Torbanlea and its coal mine.

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History

The station was built in 1883 after coal was discovered at the small town. [3] [4] The station was closed in 1900 along with the mine after an explosion killed 5 people.

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References

  1. "Torbanlea – railway station in Fraser Coast Region (entry 35009)". Queensland Place Names. Queensland Government . Retrieved 13 November 2018.
  2. "Torbanlea". QROTI: Queensland's Railways On The Internet. Archived from the original on 16 February 2011. Retrieved 13 November 2018.
  3. Torbanlea | Queensland Places
  4. CAN - Collections Australia Network - Burrum and District Museum

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