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New Zealand Government Railways (NZGR)
Location Western Hutt Road, Lower Hutt
Owned by Railways Department
Line(s) Hutt Valley Line
Platforms Island
Tracks Main line (1)
Opened 15 December 1875
Closed 28 February 1954

Belmont railway station was a station on the Hutt Valley Line section of the Wairarapa Line until 28 February 1954, when the Melling-Belmont section of the line on the western side of the Hutt Valley, New Zealand was closed and the through line to Upper Hutt and the Wairarapa rerouted through the centre of the valley.

The station was opened on 15 December 1875, along with the Haywards railway station (now called Manor Park Railway Station). It was 10.22 miles from Wellington, and 54 feet in altitude. It served the suburb of Belmont, then a rural area. The station initially catered for freight, but after a few months this was discontinued except for that which could be taken in passenger brake vans.

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