Quirindi railway station facts for kids
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|Location||George Street, Quirindi|
|Owned by||Transport Asset Holding Entity|
|Operated by||NSW TrainLink|
|Line(s)||Main Northern line|
|Distance||392.7 km (244.0 mi) from Central|
|Opened||13 August 1877|
|Official name||Quirindi Railway Station group|
|Type||State heritage (complex / group)|
|Designated||2 April 1999|
|Type||Railway Platform / Station|
|Category||Transport - Rail|
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.
|1||Services to Sydney, Armidale & Moree|
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.
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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