Michelago railway station facts for kids
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Michelago railway station
Michelago station in 2018
|Coordinates||35°42′39″S 149°09′58″E / 35.7108°S 149.1661°E|
|Elevation||699.5 metres (2,295 ft)|
|Owned by||Transport Asset Holding Entity|
|Line(s)||Bombala railway line|
|Platforms||1 - 330 feet (100 m)|
|Opened||7 December 1887|
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|Location||Goulburn-Bombala railway, Michelago, Snowy Monaro Regional Council, New South Wales, Australia|
|Official name: Michelago Railway Station group|
|Type||state heritage (complex / group)|
|Designated||2 April 1999|
|Type||Railway Platform/ Station|
|Category||Transport - Rail|
|Builders||Messrs. Roley and Harris|
Michelago railway station is a heritage-listed former railway station on the Bombala railway line at Michelago, Snowy Monaro Regional Council, New South Wales, Australia. The property was added to the New South Wales State Heritage Register on 2 April 1999.
Michelago railway station opened on 8 December 1887. It officially closed on 8 February 1976.
The Australian Railway Historical Society (ACT Division) operated the Michelago Tourist Railway from Queanbeyan to Michelago from 1993; however, the deteriorating state of the line meant that services were later truncated to Royalla before being suspended entirely in 2006.
The station area has three main areas, general waiting room, ticket office and ladies waiting room, plus sheds, lamp room and the yard area.
Michelago railway station was listed on the New South Wales State Heritage Register on 2 April 1999.