Port Lincoln railway station facts for kids
Quick facts for kidsPort Lincoln
Port Lincoln station in August 2005
|Address||Railway Place, Port Lincoln|
|Lines||Eyre Peninsula Railway|
|Owned by||Department of Planning, Transport & Infrastructure|
The original Port Lincoln station opened in 1908 with a timber building. It was replaced by a two-storey stone and reinforced concrete building in 1927. As well as serving as the South Australian Railways' Eyre Peninsula Railway divisional headquarters, the Adelaide Steamship Company had an office and waiting room within the station. The station closed in 1968 with the cessation of passenger services. It was added to the South Australian Heritage Register in 1993.
Current use of building
The Eyre Peninsula Railway Preservation Society opened in September 1999 on the ground floor with the freight shed opening as an extension in December 2004. It does have some former South Australian Railways and Coffin Bay Tramway wagons as well as an 830 class locomotive, number 850.
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