Nhill railway station, Victoria


Nhill railway station, Victoria

VlineRailwayStation1
NAME=Nhill


CODE=NHL
DISTANCE=399.69 km
LINES=Serviceton line
PLATFORMS=1
TRACKS=1 (1 SG)
STATUS=Unmanned
FACILITIES= [http://www.viclink.com.au/stop/view/20616 Link]
TIMETABLES=Link
MELWAYORVICROADS=
MELWAY=

Nhill railway station is a railway station in Nhill, Victoria, Australia. The station is located east of the Davis Ave level crossing, and grain silos are located in the goods yard.

History

V/Line owns the station but does not operate services to or from it. The only passenger rail service which stops at the station is Great Southern Railway's "The Overland" which runs thrice weekly each way between Melbourne and Adelaide. The Overland began stopping at Nhill in January 2007, [cite web
url=http://stawell.yourguide.com.au/news/local/news/general/overland-bypasses-stawell-station/232108.aspx
title=Overland bypasses Stawell station
work=Stawell Times News
date=January 23, 2007
publisher=stawell.yourguide.com.au
accessdate=2008-06-29
] the last intrastate Victorian passenger trains to stop there being the Dimboola - Serviceton service on December 1, 1978; operated by 153hp Walker railmotor 29RM.cite journal | year = 1997 | month = March | title = Rail Passenger Service Withdrawals Since 1960 | author = Chris Banger | journal = Newsrail | publisher = Australian Railway Historical Society (Victorian Division) | pages = pages 77 - 82 ] In April 2007 the station was renovated and features the new Viclink style signage.

References

External links

* Photo: [http://vicsig.net/photo.php?filename=20070409-nhill-station-plt.jpgVicsig.net: The station platform at Nhill]
* Photo: [http://vicsig.net/photo.php?filename=20070409-nhill-sign.jpgVicsig.net: Viclink signage at Nhill]


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