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Murray Bridge
MurrayBridgeTrainStation.JPG
Station front in January 2010
Location Railway Terrace, Murray Bridge
Coordinates 35°07′01″S 139°16′01″E / 35.117°S 139.267°E / -35.117; 139.267Coordinates: 35°07′01″S 139°16′01″E / 35.117°S 139.267°E / -35.117; 139.267
Operated by Journey Beyond
Line(s) Adelaide-Wolseley
Distance 96.60 kilometres from Adelaide
Platforms 1
Tracks 2
Construction
Structure type Ground
Disabled access Yes
Other information
Status Unstaffed
Services
Preceding station Journey Beyond Following station
Bordertown
towards Melbourne
The Overland Adelaide
Terminus

Murray Bridge railway station is located on the Adelaide to Wolseley line serving the South Australian town of Murray Bridge.

History

Murray Bridge station was opened in 1880s as part of the Adelaide-Wolseley railway line. The line opened in stages: on 14 March 1883 from Adelaide to Aldgate, on 28 November 1883 to Nairne, on 1 May 1886 to Bordertown and on 19 January 1887 to Serviceton. It was operated by South Australian Railways, in March 1978 it was transferred to Australian National and in July 1998 to the Australian Rail Track Corporation.

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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