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Ben Bullen railway station, 2011
|Location||Wallerawang-Gwabegar railway line, Ben Bullen, City of Lithgow, New South Wales
|Owned by||Transport Asset Holding Entity|
|Operated by||NSW TrainLink|
|Distance||200 km (120 mi) from Central|
|Official name||Ben Bullen Railway Station group|
|Type||State heritage (complex / group)|
|Designated||2 April 1999|
|Type||Railway Platform/ Station|
|Category||Transport - Rail|
The Ben Bullen railway station is a heritage-listed railway station on the Wallerawang–Gwabegar railway line at Ben Bullen, City of Lithgow, New South Wales, Australia. It is also known as Ben Bullen Railway Station group. The property was added to the New South Wales State Heritage Register on 2 April 1999.
The complex comprises a type 4 standard roadside station building, brick (small), erected in 1882; and a brick platform face, also erected in the same year; and a signal frame - (SU+L).
Ben Bullen is an excellent example of the smallest standard roadside station building used. It is located away from settlement in an area of farming and mining and is now in isolation at a level crossing site that gives the site a prominence in the country side. The building is well detailed and retains its timber platform awning with brackets. The building is an important example of the small scale railway station and is a visually important element in the local landscape.
Ben Bullen railway station was listed on the New South Wales State Heritage Register on 2 April 1999 having satisfied the following criteria.
The place possesses uncommon, rare or endangered aspects of the cultural or natural history of New South Wales.
This item is assessed as historically rare. This item is assessed as arch. rare. This item is assessed as socially rare.
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