kids encyclopedia robot

Bordertown railway station facts for kids

Kids Encyclopedia Facts
Quick facts for kids
Bordertown Railway Station.jpg
Eastbound view in October 2013
Location Hay Avenue, Bordertown
Coordinates 36°18′38″S 140°46′38″E / 36.3105°S 140.7773°E / -36.3105; 140.7773
Operated by Journey Beyond
Line(s) Adelaide-Wolseley
Distance 293.90 kilometres from Adelaide
Platforms 1
Tracks 2
Structure type Ground
Disabled access Yes
Other information
Status Unstaffed
Opened 1914
Preceding station Journey Beyond Following station
towards Melbourne
The Overland Murray Bridge
towards Adelaide

Bordertown railway station is located on the Adelaide to Wolseley line in Bordertown.


The railway arrived in Bordertown on 22 September 1881 when the Kingston SE to Narracoorte line was extended north. It became a junction station in 1886 with the arrival of the Adelaide-Wolseley line with the station built in 1914.

The railway station was listed on the South Australian Heritage Register on 22 September 1994. The station is now closed.


The only passenger rail service which stops at the station is Journey Beyond's twice weekly Overland service operating between Adelaide and Melbourne.

kids search engine
Bordertown railway station Facts for Kids. Kiddle Encyclopedia.