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Bordertown
Bordertown Railway Station.jpg
Eastbound view in October 2013
Station statistics
Address Hay Avenue, Bordertown
Coordinates 36°18′38″S 140°46′38″E / 36.3105°S 140.7773°E / -36.3105; 140.7773Coordinates: 36°18′38″S 140°46′38″E / 36.3105°S 140.7773°E / -36.3105; 140.7773
Lines Adelaide-Wolseley
Structure Ground
Platforms 1
Tracks 2
Other information
Opened 1914
Station status Unstaffed
Services
Preceding station Journey Beyond Following station
Nhill
towards Melbourne
The Overland Murray Bridge
towards Adelaide

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

History

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.

Services

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

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