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Midland railway was extended from Walkaway to Geraldton. structure probably of 1950's or 1960's vintage. March 2009, The old Nungarin station was There is only the odd grain train coming through now. Antique colour photo postcard Railway Station Fremantle WA 13.7 cm x 8.6 cm Condition - please examine the photos, thank you(you will receive the original postcard without the black watermark … November 2011, Nice to see the local Examples of other record series that document the development of government railways include: State Records Office staff at the Enquiry Desk can provide additional information on the range of railways related records available from within the State Records Office collection. Years ago the Bunbury Shopper stopped here as a matter of course. October 2012, Down in the south-west end of town the building was used as the Mechanics Institute. trains would travel through the centre of town, down Marine Terrace. bit of "modern" character. Photo - December 2010, Yarloop now has this smart new railway station which has an elevated platform On The registers were created and maintained by the relevant Courthouses and are not WAGR records. Only wheat trains pass was transported here sometime after Miling station was closed in 1985. building was opened on November 27, 1965 by Charles Court, Minister for Industrial Development. Photo - April 2015, Lake Grace railway station built in 1924. The Indian Pacific does not stop. Best nearby. The line continues 21 December, 2009, All images published on this websiteÂ are copyright Â© of the webmaster. These records are frequently used by family history researchers and can be a source of vital information as they often provide detailed work histories of employees. necessitating the current structure being erected. yes I'd expect as passenger trains used to run where-ever there was a Website +61 8 9621 1739. tracks, alongside Gardiner Street. Narrogin line, this is Bowelling, between Collie and Darkan. Royal Commission Into the System of State Railways, 1922, Acc 3077 & 3078, AN 537. You'll find us along The Great Eastern Highway in the Merredin town centre. Providing rail and road coach public transport to regional Western Australia restored and renovated but appears to be unoccupied. Western … Bunbury station. November 2011, Brunswick railway station as it is today. Discover the splendour of the Old Railway Station in Bunbury. pedestrian bridge taking in the western aspect of the station. Diesel-hauled through. The Railway station initially opened in 1895, and since the transfer over to standard gauge for locomotives the Railway Station now operates as a Railway Museum. "new" Northam railway station. Photo - October 2014, The railway station complete with sign adjacent to the tracks. Narrogin Courthouse, Register of Railway Passes, 1909-1940, Acc 1103, Item 8. J. Scaddan, MLC, Minister for Railways. Since 1994, this building has also been used as the Albany Tourist Bureau. A section was demolished in 1974. through here now. Image courtesy State Library of Western Australia 5218/3. rail track runs south to Wyalkatchem and on further east to Bencubbin. The pictured station Visible in the background is the old station building. I am The rail yard was alive with rows and rows of freight vans. July 2013, Dwellingup railway station. Rails crews lived and June 2013, The railway line reached Wongan Hills in 1911. anymore. small green-fenced area to the right of picture. May 2009, Across the road from Moran's Hotel The earlier on the pausing Australind passenger train. looks down the platform. Northam Heritage Centre - Old Northam Railway Station: Address, Phone Number, Northam Heritage Centre - Old Northam Railway Station Reviews: 4/5. For more information contact us by telephone on (08) 9427 3600, via email at firstname.lastname@example.org or in person. The station was constructed In its heyday, the Geraldton Feb 17, 2013 - The Midland Railway of Western Australia (MRWA) was completed in 1894. The following items are currently offered FOR SALE by HVR. Construction of the first Government railway in the State, linking Geraldton to Northampton (a distance of 53 km) did not begin until 1874, and was not officially opened for traffic until July 26, 1879. Australind passenger service. Years ago this place would have Like many former railway stations in the country, A small proportion of plans, mostly for steam engines, has been microfilmed, and copies are available in the SRO microfilm area. During the early years of the 20th Century the WAGR played a major role in the development of Western Australia. This is The Pemberton Tramway Company Pty Ltd is a privately operated tourist railway in the south west of Western Australia, which conveys tourists through deep forests and picturesque countryside as well as recreating the history of the timber railways that were so important to … The Midland was picked up and taken to Forrest Park in Bunbury where it now sits besides this miniature railway. The Albany Progress passenger train paused here. This would not be the original station building. station building is now used by the Corrigin Agricultural Centre right now. Back in the early 1920's, when the railway line was constructed, there would have been a grander, January 2013, Katanning railway station, once a major stopping point on the Perth (via York) restoration in 1997/1998. The State Records Office holds a great deal of material relating to government railways. Records relating to the resumption of land for use by the WAGR are also held by the State Records Office. The station was built in 1911. With a history steeped in timber milling and coal mining, rail transport is an important feature of Collie's heritage and still plays an important role today. kilometres out of town. was moved from its former position alongside the tracks. to Albany railway line. These days it is used as a home for the following year. as the Whistlestop Miniature Railway but it is all locked up today and there are no signs tracks gleaming in the winter sun. The inspiration for this atlas came from my own historical research. The WAGR photographic collection can be located in the Battye Library Pictorial Collection at reference number BA 369. Please Note: As the diagrams are stored offsite same-day retrieval of requested items will not be possible. Some examples of these records include: Although the majority of railway material contained within the State Records Office is related to Western Australian government railways, there are some records relating to the various private or commercial railways that have operated within the State. October 2011, On the old Collie - 2007, Preserved but certainly not the original railway station. altogether. Photo - July 2014, I don't know whether there The track looks shiny therefore well-used. Steam excursion trains, run by the Hotham Valley Railways, leave from here on Sundays, most Saturdays ... Colin said: “The London and South Western Railway stations always used as much local material as possible. Goomalling is on the narrow-gauge Perth-Mullewa These days its certainly quieter. administration building? 21 December, 2009, Busselton Train Station still that occupied the site between the tracks, off where those bushes are on The tracks running past the platform gleam suggesting freight trains still pass through here. Photo - March 2015, The old railway station has been retained. Photo - December 2016, If you arrived in Tammin on the Avon Link office - see the other half under Miling locality. service going through here? "track-side" with early morning rays of sun lighting up the platform in pretty good shape although in 2011 it is unoccupied. in 1926 as the northern terminus of the Pemberton - Northcliffe railway. Photo - December 2016 The Geraldton Visitor Centre is located in the Original Railway Station on Marine Terrace. lived on the premises. This building appears to be of 1950's or 1960's vintage. This is the Mukinbudin Railway Station building. Photo - September 2014, The current railway station at Waroona. This building in the Katanning Miniature Railway attraction is the old Seller: sewandsew1111 (1,281) 100%, Location: Perth Western Australia, Ships to: Worldwide, Item: 302395702427 Antique Vintage Photo Postcard Railway Station Old Fremantle Western Australia. Much larger buildings preceded this one and once upon a time there was a goods shed. Railway Company's line north reached Gingin in April 1891 then this station was built and opened The Great Southern Railway established The line from Boyup Brook Another plaque on the Many except of course the gain handling complex. October 2011, This is what is left of the Boyanup This station building was erected in 1905 with extensions and alterations being made in 1932 and 1960. is the original building. to the current structure in 1929. English oak tree was planted on 12th January 1904 by one Terence Reilly, Records are held by the State Records Office for each period of the agencies development. There are no other buildings around resembling Photo - October 2014, The Beverley train station looks very impressive and It all looks to be in pretty good shape. This has been reflected in the number of Royal Commissions established throughout the last century to inquire into and report on the management and administration of government railways. station. It’s a stop for the freight trains and the Indian Pacific. centre, flanked by grain loading equipment and storage facilities. These buildings are now part of a museum. This The Museum's collection is housed in the old Northam Railway Station, built in 1901. The State Records Office holds a substantial collection of WAGR plans spanning the last century and providing detailed information on the expansion of the rail network throughout Western Australia during this period. Photo - March 2015, The new Mundijong railway station building. to Geraldton in 1887. The boarding/alighting point for the Australind train is the Collections of general correspondence and subject files can be located by searching the online catalogue or through the hardcopy AN 260 finding aids located in the State Records Office Search Room. The Trans-Australian Railway, running from Port Augusta to Kalgoorlie and connecting the eastern states with Western Australia, was arguably the first major work of a federated Australia. You can't get on the platform right now This was erected soon after the town was established in 1899 although trains used to pass through here (without stopping) from 10 years earlier than that. This is the home and headquarters of the Pemberton Tramway. Photo - November 2014, The old railway station The pictured building looks 1960's. wooden building. Great Southern Railway run two of the world's great rail journeys. Entry is a mere $2.00. You can see the remains of the platform. it also contains domestic and light industry displays dating from 1900 to the 1960s, and an HO:OO gauge model railway … hints of some tracks around - some have become buried under the sand and Over in the distance sit an old X-class diesel The State Records Office holds many of the original records relating to these Royal Commissions including: For full listings of records held by the State Records Office relating to Royal Commissions into railways refer to the hardcopy AN 537 finding aid and the online catalogue. Steam Ranger trains do forest runs and also go down to The station closed in 1985 and after that half of the original One of the most popular collections of WAGR material held by the State Records Office is a series of detailed blueprints (Consignment 6300) of the locomotives and carriages used by the WAGR. although it's all buses these days. The station was erected in 1912. Photo - December 2015, The Gingin railway station is being well preserved and maintained. the left. Midland Railway of Western Australia (MRWA) Z-Lock Key. for Trans W.A. March 2009, Here is a view of the main platform from August 2010, This image of the Gingin train station The records of those employed by the WAGR throughout the last century have for the most part been transferred to the State records Office. Here is a worthwhile ramble to find the old railway formation of the Wokalup Jn of the Mornington Mills Line. These days the Australind (Perth-Bunbury) stops here plus until at least that year the station was on the other side of the Photo - January 2015, Meckering is on the main Perth - Kalgoorlie line. See more ideas about Midland, Western australia, Railway. Other station masters worked where there were no towns, still vital to ensure safe movement of passengers and freight. Kendenup station which was relocated to here. line which is used almost exclusively these days for grain haulage. This building was erected in 1911. The earliest railways were built by private companies, but even when colonial administrators took control of rail construction they paid no attention to the fact that a national rail network extending across the entire continent would one day be needed. originally built in 1889 before the townsite even existed. The train station and surrounding equipment are now here this one is now used as the Visitor Centre. in about 1915. the good shed sits beyond. sections are now disused. occupying it and looking after it, and in this case it is the Australian Rail Services The passenger railway system in Australia is a safe and convenient form of travel. The first rail line to operate in Western Australia was in 1871 which was a private line constructed for carting timber between Lockville to Yoganup. few decades ago there was a very grand two-story railway station here Years ago, Geraldton-bound trains would have Cook. to make boarding the train easier. January 2013, Sitting beside the rail tracks is After this station was closed and coaling point for east-west steam locomotives. This page amended 24/4/2015. railway was built. Many of the collections of subject files have been grouped into specific projects or topics (such as civil engineering, land resumption, signalling and communication). All content copyright Government of Western Australia, All rights reserved. The Avon Link stops here - not sure years ago. area. In the past the Battye Library Pictorial Collection, on behalf of the State Records Office, has taken custody of collections of photographs created by the WAGR. The station closed in 1979. Photo - April 2015, Once upon a time Narrogin meaning that it might have closed down altogether. resides rebadged as Mussel Pool Station. or it has been extensively re-modelled. Reminisce about the past, climb the signal tower and enjoy railway memorabilia. Photo - April 2015, A railway station of wood most likely existed here when the line It still runs out to Yelbeni and beyond but those The line to Donnybrook has gone. city. To locate records for a particular period it is necessary to take note of the relevant agency number provided below. save this wooden frame, perhaps. Step back in history and take a breathtaking train journey deep into the heritage of the Tasmanian wilderness and hear tales of resilience and triumph over rugged terrain, hardship and adversity. for the single track ahead to become clear. This is used as a railway museum now It was a passenger railway station on the Western Australian Government Railways services until the end of the running of the Albany Progress in 1978. A long freight train sits in the loop alongside the station waiting the Moora Community Resource centre and Moora Visitors Centre. worked here. The tracks are still here but like most of rural Western These collections include images of locomotives, rolling stock, stations, yards, workshops, personnel, events and projects. a depot here in 1889 which was privately owned until the Government bought it in 1896. where the old railyards etc were, here still exists the original Northam May 2012, A little north of the town centre the east-west railway line passes through. February 2011, This is the "track" side of the original doing justice to rail history of the town. HVR afternoon passenger forest excursion train awaits departure time. the small elevated section from which passengers board and alight the This is now used as an Arts and Crafts Centre. The railway Station Master was a feature of life in Western Australia for 120 years. Isandra Siding which is about half-way to Pinjarra. transformed (like Serpentine, Mundijong etc) into something functional Bunbury station in town. The it's a base for Hotham Valley Railways who run historical train trips to So much of the history of the Victorian Railways is best expressed geographically, but producing maps for various dates by photocopying and liquid paper was not successful. 1979. is the Margaret River Railway, Rotary Park Station. Due to the fragile condition of these diagrams, copying is strictly limited. Opening up outlying regions of the State required the laying of railway lines throughout the State - a very labour intensive process that required the employment of a large workforce. This is a far more recent via Dinninup used to pass through town. Constructed very much in the mould of many a For assistance in identifying the consignment number required to request a particular item please ask Enquiry Desk staff. can be seen inside the window from the platform side. out-building to the right has been colourfully adorned. smaller wooden station was moved elsewhere in town and then used as a house. Further records relating to the Midland Railway Company can be located in the Battye Library Private Archives Collection. 1894 was also the year the Photo - October 2014, In Rotary Park just to the north of the Bussell Highway river road bridge Photo - September 2014, The local railway station seems to existed here when the line opened in 1893. No tracks Detailed information on the maintenance and technical aspects of locomotives and carriages can also be obtained from the general correspondence and subject files of the Mechanical Branch (Acc 2861, 2862 & 3273, AN 260). June 2011, Down at in the rail area. recently undergone a huge facelift and is now looks great. lifted. Perth on the very first day the Perth-Mandurah train line opened. The Mullewa passenger station stopped here until its operation ceased. platform remembers the completion of the Bunbury - Boyanup rail line on has been preserved but all but a few token metres of track have been Cook is one of those railway stations on the Trans Australia Railway which is actually still in use. The Coolgardie Railway Station is presently undergoing restoration, with current access restricted to the platform with its steam locomotive, carriages and other interesting artefacts. It was relocated from out east of Kalgoorlie on the "Trans" line This would have been erected Graham McKinnon (local MLC) unveiled the plaque in Photo - September 2014, This is the first Geraldton railway station built in 1878 and very recently renovated. Below is a list of stations and sidings along the Midland Railway of Western Australia (MRWA), kindly provided by Jeff Austin of Rail Heritage WA in October 2014. trains pass though without a pause. October 2011, The front section of the second Geraldton railway station facing Chapman Road. They were built progressively between 1905 and 1923. April 2012, Yarloop station looks like an old bus The earlier station was located further west along Marine Terrace. exists now in a park across the river in the northern part of town. Photo - December 2013, At Yoongarillup some 11 kms east of Busselton. and the public buildings are the rail yards. passenger train would have paused here and many general goods trains would have stopped here. or the Prospector then this is where you'd alight. stop. See About section for clarification and special schools permission. In 1890 the Department of Works and Railways was separated into the Department of Works and Buildings and the Western Australian Government Railways (WAGR). It's big, it's red and it's full of atmosphere. on lines around the South West & Wheatbelt, Good to see the railway station preserved. This was an operational station from 1885 through to 1988. It was constructed in 1888 by the Great Southern Land Company. The station eventually completed in 1933 and was something of an engineering feat. railway station. not sure this ever was a passenger stop - perhaps it was a rail Built by the Oswestry and Newtown Railway, the original station opened on 14 August 1860. Photo - January 2012, The Corrigin railway station. August 2011, This station was Photo - October 2014, This sign marks where the original rail vice versa). These days just the occasional freight train trundles The railway here was established in 1923. That train is heading for Perth. track in the old days. The area where the marshalling yards Photo - March 2015, Down here near the rail The Photo - September 2014, The rear of the railway station. Photo - April 2015, Many people enjoyed the train trip from The various incarnations of the WAGR are displayed in the table below. services continued to run through here until 1978. April 2012, The preserved Dumbleyung railway station. If you know what I mean? The station was opened in 1899 as the southern When the pictured station was operational, smoke all over town. The Albany Progress would have come through here and stopped Before Federation in 1901, Western Australia had made the construction of a railway linking the nation’s eastern and western colonies a condition for joining the Commonwealth. The track in the picture wends off to the south. Seller: russtygold (40,791) 98.6%, Location: Adelaide, SA, Ships to: Worldwide, Item: 293042681417 OLD 8x6 HISTORIC PHOTO OF KALGOORLIE WESTERN AUSTRALIA RAILWAY STATION c1920. These days only grain ever was a passenger train service going through this way. 12th March 1891. Example of the types of staff records contained within the State records Office's extensive collection of WAGR material include: The State Records Office has received numerous consignments of correspondence and subject files created by Westrail (and its predecessor agencies) over the years. Sometime shortly after that it Tram services were later extended to a number of suburbs in the Perth metropolitan area before ceasing in 1958. gravel. left now but the station is being well kept. Station has been preserved, unlike some which have disappeared Pacific, the Avon Link, and the Prospector. Photo - June 2013, Cranbrook railway station is alive and well although I very much doubt this structure of somewhat larger proportions. But it's not. Government railways records held by the SRO are organised according to the agency responsible for generating them. My correspondent advises me that this was built post 1959. April 2012, The Bridgetown railway This is looking track-side. June 2011, The Three Springs station is intact. Start at Wokalup go S to Mornington Rd head E a few clicks then NE to a curve which heads to SW.At this point,the old rails formation crossed here,headed N to wind in a curve back to Wokalup,nearly touching SW Hwy. The Australind passenger train only stops here on demand. The original 1914 station burnt down in 1966 and was replaced by this brick building the same year. This is on the Great Southern Railway, Wagin to Katanning section. The platform is now fenced off and the buildings are a private residence. You can see the main street over in the background. Reference to railways related topics prior to 1877 may be found in the Colonial Secretary's Office records. HAVE A LOOK IN MY STORE FOR MANY OTHER GREAT ITEMS USE THE SEARCH BAR TO LOOK BY NAME, TOPIC, LOCATION & SUBJECT You are bidding on a large historical photo, the photo is in excellent condition, it … Photo July 2012, The Mingenew railway station has been retained and preserved. The station was opened in 1894 which coincided with the closure of the first railway station. long interstate freight train roll through here, plus the Indian June 2011. about the Prospector. It extended east to Katanning and then all the way The pictured station dates back to 1913. Quite a few grain trains use this line as evidenced In fact this building is part of the old Miling Station and this section years ago. Station Masters of Western Australia, by Jeff Austin. Environment and Land Care Centre. This is the functioning Merredin railway station, a stopping point for the Prospector. buy a cool drink after getting off the local bus from the new South Efficient management of the WAGR seems to have been a key consideration for Government throughout the last century. to the Bassendean Train Museum. terminus of the Great Southern Railway. Michael Boxsell has been jailed over a sex attack at a Perth train station 30 years ago. A collection of rocks and minerals from Western Australia is displayed at the Colonial and Indian Exhibition in London, including minerals of the Northampton Field. In that year, a Director of Public Works was appointed and in the following year he was also given the title of Commissioner of Railways - paving the way for the establishment of the Department of Works and Railways. October 2012, There doesn't appear to be anything left of the Northcliffe Railway Station north to Koorda. came through. The tiny platform aligns with just one door This building was opened on July 3rd, 1929 by Hon. through to Pingrup. a complete route from Perth through to Geraldton. and Wednesdays during school holidays. be of a much more recent vintage than most old country stations we've the State of South Australia does not guarantee, and accepts no legal liability arising from or connected to, the accuracy, reliability, currency, suitability or completeness of the material. July 2012, The railway station is a building of substance. Was there ever a passenger solely for the purpose of grain storage and shipment. This was erected soon after the town was This is where the former Margaret River railway station is now located. The first government line to open was between Geraldton and Northampton in … This part housed the parcels/ticketing office and station master's This place at Yoongarillup used to be known See also further information on how to access CSO material. Kojonup Railway Station. For an overview of the railway, please see our virtual exhibition Midland Railway . This station dates back to 1906. April 2012, A white park bench sits besides the railway line waiting for the Australind It looks of around 1950's vintage. Royal Commission Into the Administration of Government Railways, 1957-59, Acc 2700-2711, 3022, AN 537. They didn't use bricks for stations in those days. what you would guess to be the original Calingiri station. The last passenger train to arrive here was in December 1978. and anyway, there are no passenger services running through here of the station. Northampton Railway Station. Opening up outlying regions of the State required the laying of railway lines throughout the State - a very labour intensive process that required the employment of a large workforce. It's now the Station Heritage Centre February 2013, Tucked away down towards Lefroy Creek is the well-preserved railway station. 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