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Quirindi
Quirindi Railway Station 001.JPG
Location George Street, Quirindi
Coordinates 31°30′19″S 150°40′52″E / 31.5054°S 150.6811°E / -31.5054; 150.6811Coordinates: 31°30′19″S 150°40′52″E / 31.5054°S 150.6811°E / -31.5054; 150.6811
Owned by Transport Asset Holding Entity
Operated by NSW TrainLink
Line(s) Main Northern line
Distance 392.7 km (244.0 mi) from Central
Platforms 1
Tracks 2
Construction
Structure type Ground
Disabled access Yes
Other information
Station code UIR
History
Opened 13 August 1877
Services
Preceding station TfNSW T.png NSW TrainLink Following station
Werris Creek
toward Moree or Armidale
NSW TrainLink North Western Line Willow Tree
toward Sydney
Official name Quirindi Railway Station group
Type State heritage (complex / group)
Designated 2 April 1999
Reference no. 1227
Type Railway Platform / Station
Category Transport - Rail
Location

Quirindi railway station is a heritage-listed railway station located on the Main Northern line in Quirindi in the Liverpool Plains Shire local government area of New South Wales, Australia. The station serves the town of Quirindi and opened on 13 August 1877 when the line was extended from Murrurundi. It was the terminus of the line until it was extended to West Tamworth on 14 October 1878. It is also known as Quirindi Railway Station group. The railway station was added to the New South Wales State Heritage Register on 2 April 1999.

Services

Quirindi is served by NSW TrainLink's daily Northern Tablelands Xplorer service operating between Armidale/Moree and Sydney.

Platform Line Stopping pattern Notes
1
North West Region
Services to Sydney, Armidale & Moree

Description

The complex comprises a type 1 brick combined residence and station building, completed in 1876; an open frame signal box set on a platform, completed in 1918; a corrugated iron outshed; and a brick platform face, completed in 1877.

Heritage listing

Quirindi is one of the best examples of a combined residence/station building of which there are five extant, this being one of the best. It forms an important part of the main street of Quirindi and is of high significance in the State rail system.

Quirindi railway station was listed on the New South Wales State Heritage Register on 2 April 1999 having satisfied the following criteria.

The place possesses uncommon, rare or endangered aspects of the cultural or natural history of New South Wales.

This item is assessed as historically rare. This item is assessed as scientifically rare. This item is assessed as archaeologically rare. This item is assessed as socially rare.

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