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Historic NSW Railway Photos

This page contains photos of a historic nature, defined as those which were taken at least 20 years ago.

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Abattoirs 1982 Abattoirs platform was situated on the north east side of the Metropolitan Meatworks. This afternoon worker service sporting one railmotor had only 6 passengers.
Aberdeen 1996 The original station nameboard.
Aberdeen 1996 The newer Countrylink-style nameboard.
Adamstown 1984 Adamstown Box served the junction to the Belmont line, seen here in pre-electrification days.
Adamstown 1984 Adamstown diagram, the Belmont line can be seen to the lower left.
Adamstown 1984 The Adamstown to Dudley Junction Staff instrument.
Adamstown 1984 Tyers Block safeworking used for the "Mineral Line" (upper) and Broadmeadow Relief Line (lower).
Adamstown 1984 The small gate controls for the level crossing for St. James Rd.
Albury 1980 Albury Station Signal Box.
Albury 1981 42219 with a single passenger car works through the yard, in this view looking north from the Dean Street overbridge.
Albury 1970 Steam loco 5241 is working on the Up Yard shunting neck adjacent to Dalgety & Co's shed.
Albury 1972 A pair of 44 class locos wait to be detached from a southbound goods train outside South Box. The VR X class loco on the adjacent track will take the train the rest of the way to Melbourne.
Albury 1972 An unidentified 421 class loco at the head of the Sydney-bound Riverina Express service.
Albury 1972 The view looking north towards the Up Yard. Albury Station Box is just out of sight on the left, whilst the turntable is behind the ganger's shed on the right.
Albury 1972 A shot looking north of Albury Station Box.
Albury 1970 A pair of VR T class locos are waiting to depart for Melbourne in the Up Yard.
Albury 1971 GM and 42 class sitting in the old carriage shed at Albury looking north.
Albury 1972 A pair of GMs head a northbound passenger service.
Albury 1972 S313 and 422 at Albury South changing trains.
Albury 1972 T411 waiting to depart Albury Yard for Dynon.
Arajoel 1980 The name board is leaning, and the station is deserted but still intact.
Ardglen Tunnel 1990 A track-side view of the down portal.
Ardglen Tunnel 1993 General view of the Up end of the Ardglen tunnel. The people are inspecting the tunnel in the tendering process to supply radiating cable through the tunnel for the Countrynet radio.
Ardglen Tunnel 1993 The Up portal of the Ardglen tunnel.
Balldale 1980 The station name is barely visible, and the building is in poor condition. However the grain siding appears to be still in use. Note the relatively unusual crossing path built of old sleepers.
Ballina 1933 An historic view of Ballina station.
Balranald 1927 An old photo of the road-side view of the station building.
Baradine 1981 4853 has paused at the platform on its way north.
Baradine 1981 4853 and van are stopped at the down-side station before continuing south.
Baradine 1986 By 1986, the station and platform had been demolished. Only the name board remained.
Barmedman 1981 A pair of "Tin Hares" are stopped adjacent to the C Frame at The Temora end of the yard.
Barmedman 1981 The view looking up the line as a diesel railmotor approaches the yard.
Barmedman 1981 Diesel Rail Motor 16 is stopped in the yard.
Barmedman 1981 A Tin Hares has stopped in the mist. The former station is hidden in the mist behind the railcar.
Barmedman 1981 A pair of Tine Hares have stopped to change points in the yard.
Barnes 1925 An historic photograph of railmotors passing at Barnes.
Barnes 1927 A old photograph of Barnes, looking south towards Moama.
Bathurst 1981 A view of 4916 in the yard, which is still wet after a passing storm.
Batlow 1987 This photo of the platform at Batlow was taken only 3 years after the last train ran.
Belfrayden 1980 This 1980 scene still shows some activity with freight wagons in the siding and a gangers trike at the platform. This shot is looking up the line towards Uranquinty.
Bellbird Junction 1995 The distinctive 3 arm signal that once stood on the mainline to Cessnock at Bellbird Junction & showed the settings of the various junctions at this location. The gap between the signal post & the surviving line is the site of the down main which was taken out of use between Caledonia & Bellbird Junction in 1973 with the closure of the section to Cessnock and the Bellbird Junction Signal box. With the closure of the signal box the staff machine was transferred to Caledonia. The Signal post along with all other redundant signal posts on the SMR has since been removed.
Bellbird Junction 1995 The remains of a non-air coal wagon at the site of the runaway siding at Bellbird Junction. Most of these remains have since been removed.
Ben Bullen 1986 A shot of Ben Bullen with the signal box and semaphore signals still present.
Ben Bullen 1996 5910 climbs up the hill and through Ben Bullen station on a RTM charter to Clandulla.
Ben Bullen 1993 Ben Bullen loop from the Down end Looking toward the Up in November 1993. The loop was booked out at that time.
Ben Lomond 1977 Ben Lomond station, at 4473 feet above sea level, was the highest station in NSW before the Ski Tube opened.
Ben Lomond 1988 The view from a passing ballast train, when the track was still open and being maintained.
Berrima Junction 1980 Berrima Junction diagram and block instruments.
Berrima Junction 1980 Berrima Junction diagram in 1980.
Berrima Junction 1980 The view looking south from Berrima Junction showing the semaphore signals.
Berry 1985 Berry frame and diagram in 1985.
Berry 1985 Berry frame and diagram in 1985.
Berry 1985 Berry station in 1985 gives a distinct country appearance.
Bethungra 1980 Bethungra Station sits quiet and peaceful in 1980.
Bethungra 1980 Bethungra Signal Box track diagram in 1980. Now all that remains is an emergency crossover and a few rusted tracks.
Binalong 1992 A glass name plate on a window of Binalong Station.
Binalong 1979 The view looking in the up direction from the Sydney end of the station.
Binalong 1980 Binalong diagram.
Binalong 1980 This shows the position on the platform of the repeater for signals 4 & 8 which are the home and starter for the down main.
Binalong 1980 Binalong station in busier times and with a more manicured garden.
Binnaway 1979 The view looking up the platform in the direction of Sydney showing the typical signage, seats and baggage trolley of the period.
Binnaway 1996 A close-up of the signal diagram.
Binnaway 1981 A view looking across to the station when it was still in use.
Binnaway 1917 A photograph from the opening of the station in 1917.
Black Mountain 1977 The view along the station shows it was well tended at the time this photograph was taken.
Blacktown 1991 The interior of Blacktown Signal Box.
Blayney 1979 The nameboard for Blayney, junction for the branch line to Cowra and beyond.
Bogan Gate 1996 The station at Bogan Gate is now used as a craft shop.
Boggabilla 1996 The station building at Boggabilla has been abandoned to the elements.
Bolivia 1977 The weeds and well-worn nameboard are testament to the decline on this station.
Bombala 1982 The view looking towards the end of the line, showing goods shed, loading bank and main station. In the distance, wool is being loaded from a truck onto some wagons.
Bombala 1982 The goods crane is in action, with some farming equipment being offloaded onto a truck.
Bombala 1982 The view looking across the goods platform to the main station.
Bombala 1982 The view looking down the platform towards the terminus.
Bombala 1982 The view looking across to the station from the goods platform.
Bombo 1986 An integral part of single line rail operation was the exchanging of the staff at a safeworking point. A classic pose is shown here at Bombo in 1986 as the up South Coast Daylight slowly trundles through.
Bomen 1980 Bomen in 1980, before preservation when Bomen station was just a station.
Bomen 1980 Bomen Signal Box diagram in 1980 shows the Meat Works Siding which was well used at that time.
Bongalong 1980 The short wooden Bongalong platform in 1980 with its leaning sign.
Boorowa 1980 The view looking towards the terminus, showing the station, platform, water columns and lever frame are still present.
Boorowa 1980 The diagram on the A lever frame, at the down end of the platform.
Boorowa 1980 The Boorowa to Galong Staff and Ticket box.
Boorowa 1980 The landmark on the approach to Boorowa.
Boorowa 1980 Boorowa yard looking toward Galong. The loco siding and 50' turntable were to the left in the grassy area.
Boree Creek 1980 Boree Creek shown here in 1980 sits rather dejected as it waits for passenger never to come again.
Boree Creek 1996 Boree Creek Silo marks the current end of the truncated Oaklands Branch.
Borenore 1990 The view looking west along the platform.
Boronia No 5 Tunnel 1980 An unidentified 442-class loco hauls a passenger train up Cowan Bank past the portal of the abandoned Boronia No 5 Tunnel.
Bourke 1982 The view looking along the station when it was still in use.
Bourke 1982 4862 sits at the head of a short freight train in the Run Around siding.
Bourke 1982 The view looking down along the platform with 4862 in the adjacent siding.
Bourke 1982 The roadside view of the station building.
Bourke 1982 B4862 sits at the refuelling point opposite the station.
Bourke 1982 The State Rail bus to Dubbo is parked on the platform at the station.
Bowning 1980 A freight train is heading south through the station, in this view looking back towards Sydney.
Bowning 1980 The block instruments at Bowning flank the track indictor board; the closest one is for Yass Jct.
Bowning 1980 A 1980 picture of Bowning diagram was of the old style. The drawing date was July 26th, 1943.
Bowning 1980 Bowning boasted some interesting signals, the underslung lower quadrants were pulled by levers 7 (left) and 4 (right). The tall signal post behind shows the home for the up main (lever 31) and the signal to control the entrance to the up refuge line behind the platform.
Bowning 1980 Bowning Station just before sunset.
Bowral 1980 Bowral station looks sleepy on this Sunday in 1980.
Bowral 1980 Interior of Bowral Signal Box showing the block instruments. 1980.
Bowral 1980 Bowral diagram in 1980.
Bowral 1980 Bowral had some pretty windows as this picture shows in 1980.
Breadalbane 1980 The view looking in the down direction from the location of the platforms. The goods siding remains in the background, with the B lever frame just behind the water tanks.
Bredbo 1989 One of the final runs of the Canberra Monaro Express has paused at Bredbo.
Brewarrina 1982 A view of the yard, looking north. The foundations are from either the carriage or the engine shed.
Brewarrina 1982 The yard view, looking south.
Brewarrina 1982 The remains of the passenger platform, looking north.
Brewarrina 1980 A shot of the station building 6 years after the branch closed, and not long before it was burnt to the ground.
Brewarrina 1991 Looking north toward Brewarrina, from southern end of washed out section.
Brewarrina 1991 Looking north toward Brewarrina, approximately midway along washed out section.
Brewarrina 1991 Looking southeast at southern end of washed out section.
Brewarrina 1991 Looking northeast at northern end of washed out section.
Brewarrina 1991 Looking south toward southern end of washed out section.
Brewarrina 1991 Looking south toward Byrock, from northern end of washed out section.
Brewongle 1981 An up passenger service from Bathurst approaching Brewongle station in December 1981.
Brewongle 1988 The derelict station building on the down platform in July 1988, shortly before its demolition. The foundations of the former signal box are visible at right. The up platform had already been removed.
Bribbaree 1983 The view looking north as the Silver City Comet pauses the the station.
Brickworks 1981 The Brickworks Signal Box 3 years before this section was closed.
Brickworks 1981 An unusual signal near near the brickworks. The small arm with the ``S'' on it is a Shunt-ahead Signal, allowing the signal to be passed at stop while shunting.
Brickworks 1982 A panoramic shot of the Brickworks, now a part of the Olympic complex, back in 1982. Brickworks Signal Box can be seen in the centre and this was frequent home for storing "red rattlers". Also a trio of Rail Motors can be seen approaching on their way to pick up the afternoon shift at Abattoirs.
Broadmeadow 1979 The left hand side of the signal diagram in the Broadmeadow Signal Box.
Broadmeadow 1979 The right hand side of the signal diagram in the Broadmeadow Signal Box.
Broadmeadow 1986 Broadmeadow North Box situated on the north end of the main platform.
Broadmeadow 1986 Broadmeadow North Diagram.
Broadmeadow 1986 A close up of Broadmeadow North Diagram .
Broadmeadow 1986 Broadmeadow North Frame taken from the top of the spiral stairway.
Broadmeadow 1986 If you look closely you can see 3 signal boxes, Broadmeadow South in the foreground, Broadmeadow North mid shot and Woodville Junction in the distance.
Broadmeadow 1986 Broadmeadow South Box
Broadmeadow 1986 Broadmeadow South Box had a Tyers Block Instrument, which was for the Adamstown Relief Line. Note the standard bell instruments.
Broadmeadow 1986 Broadmeadow South frame from the stairs.
Broadmeadow 1986 Various signals at Broadmeadow yard, no electric lines to be seen.
Broadmeadow 1986 Broadmeadow yard signals.
Broadmeadow 1986 Long-gone mechanical signals which protected Broadmeadow yard for decades.
Broadmeadow 1986 This is the platform repeater which told of many an up train, used because of the curved platform which blocked the view of the Broadmeadow South Home signal.
Brocklesby 1980 Brocklesby boasted a grain siding and a goods siding through it's working life. Note the water column still survives at the down end of the platform. The concrete pad in the foreground is the floor of the one-time grain shed.
Brocklesby 1980 Behind the station stood a very unusual and ornate water tank.
Brooklana 1986 The old station name-board, lying in the grass next to the track.
Bugilbone 1974 Bugilbone station looking westward in May 1974. At the time of this photo there was still an active goods siding opposite.
Bulgary 1980 The station is still present, although the platform is in poor condition.
Bullenbung Creek Tank 1980 The massive structure of Bullenbung Creek Tank stands in testament to the days of steam travel. In the background is the culvert over the creek which gave the tank its name.
Bulli 1987 The signal box controlling access to the Bulli Coal Siding.
Bullocks Flat 1993 A train in the station at Bullocks Flat.
Bullocks Flat 1993 A close-up showing the rack, and the cog wheel.
Bullocks Flat 1993 A wide-angle view of Bullocks Flat terminal station, clearly showing that all track is rack equipped.
Bullocks Flat 1993 A train crossing the bridge near Bullocks Flat, just before entering the tunnel (the longest in Australia).
Bungendore 1986 The view looking south from the station towards the goods shed, showing the manual gates.
Bungendore 1986 The Bungendore - Tarago Staff & Ticket box. Note the signal box plate dated 1917.
Bungendore 1986 Bungendore track diagram.
Bungendore Junction 1986 Bungendore Junction showing the track still visible to Captains Flat, but disconnected from the main line.
Bunnerong Power Station 1960 A shot of Bunnerong Power Station loco No. 6 (ex NSWGR 2413) shunting the power station sidings.
Burradoo 1980 The stark Burradoo station in 1980.
Burren 1990 The view looking east from the top of the water tower. The eastern leg of the turning triangle is visible in the foreground.
Burren 1990 The view looking west towards the water tank and turning triangle. The remains of the track at the left base of the tank served the coal stage and engine shed.
Burrumbuttock 1980 This quaint country station will see passengers no more but boasted a crossing loop and siding until the end.
Bylong Tunnel 1976 The eastern portal of Bylong Tunnel in 1976. This end of the tunnel was dry, and access to the abandoned workface several hundred metres inside was possible.
Bylong Tunnel 1976 Remains of abandoned construction equipment outside the western portal of Bylong Tunnel in 1976. The bore was incomplete and flooded, blocking access.
Caledonia 1995 A closer view of the water tower.
Caledonia 1986 The Tyers block instrument in the signal box.
Caledonia 1986 The rather basic signal diagram.
Caledonia 1986 1986 sees the station sign at Caledonia peeking up from the bushes.
Camellia 1981 The line diagram in the Camellia Signal Box. The branch at the top is the short Sandown line.
Camellia 1981 The Camellia block instrument.
Camellia 1981 The interior of Camellia Signal Box.
Camellia 1982 This view shows the up end of Camellia. The starter signal has been pulled for the road and the fish tail signal under it is the fixed distant to Rosehill Racecourse Box.
Camellia 1982 The gates at Camellia were manually worked, no matter what the weather. Here the station staff are closing the gates for an up train approaching.
Camellia 1982 Looking in the down direction with the manually operated gates open for vehicular traffic.
Canberra 1985 The nation's capital could not even boast a full signal box, just a Frame A. Here 42219 in 1985 stands ready to head a Sydney passenger train.
Canberra 1985 Canberra Frame A diagram in 1985.
Capertee 1984 Capertee, when still in use and a ganger's vehicle pays a visit.
Captains Flat 1986 The landmark distant to the approach to Captains Flat.
Captains Flat 1986 Captains Flat station showing the sign clearly visible.
Captains Flat 1986 Captains Flat station from the embankment in 1986 shows rusty tracks and some vegetation beginning to grow on the platform.
Caragabal 1996 One of the staff instruments in the safeworking hut, at Caragabal.
Carcoar 1992 The road-side view of the station in its 1992 paint scheme.
Carcoar 1992 The rail-side view of the station in its 1992 paint scheme.
Carcoar 1992 The fairly simple nameboard at the station.
Carlingford 1978 The Carlingford A lever frame.
Carlingford 1968 The view looking north towards the station and the end of the line. The former Electricity Commision siding can be seen branching off the the left of the goods siding.
Carlos Gap Tunnel 1993 The up portal of the tunnel.
Carlos Gap Tunnel 1993 The down portal of the tunnel.
Cascade 1986 In 1986 the station still had its wooden-faced platform, name-board and rudimentary shelter, although all were is a state of disrepair.
Castle Hill (1st) 1979 The site of the former Castle Hill Railway Station, now Castle Hill Park. Photograph taken from Old Northern Road, Castle Hill.
Casula 1986 A 4-car set with target B22 heads south on the up toward Liverpool.
Casula 1985 A twin set of Parcel Vans speedily run through Casula toward Campbelltown, a solitary passenger waits for the next up train.
Central 1970 A panorama view of Central Yard.
Central 1970 A signalman posing in the Sydney West signal box.
Central 1970 The signal diagram for the Wells Street signal box.
Central 1970 A close-up view of the minature points levers in the Wells Street box.
Central 1970 The Wells Street signal box, looking in the direction towards Redfern.
Central 1970 The Wells Street signal box, looking towards Central.
Central 1970 Sydney West Box, looking towards Darling Harbour.
Central 1978 The monolithic pistol grip Sydney West Box interior taken a week before its closure in 1978.
Central 1978 One of the diagrams in Sydney West signal box. This one shows platforms 1 - 4, the main long distance and inter-state platforms.
Central 1967 The view looking south towards Central station from an approaching train. The tracks, from left to right, are the Up City Circle Outer, Down City Circle Inner, Up City Circle Inner, Up North Shore, Down City Circle Outer and Down North Shore.
Central 1931 The view looking down from an aeroplane over the Central Station area. In the left foreground are the suburban platforms, with the country platforms on their right. Beyond the second overbridge is Redfern station. A larger version of this photo is available here.
Cessnock 1975 The view looking along the platform to the terminus, during the dismantling of the station.
Cessnock 1975 The view of number 2 platform during the demolition of the station.
Cessnock 1975 A view of the partially dismantled station and overgrown yard, looking back in the direction of Maitland.
Cessnock 1975 The station nameboard, in very poor condition.
Cessnock 1975 The rear of the station building, complete with demolition worker.
Cessnock 1975 Another view of the partially dismantled station building.
Cessnock 1975 The down yard and water tank, looking back in the direction of Maitland.
Cessnock 1975 The signal box, before demolition has started.
Circular Quay 1967 A single deck "red rattler" service approaches platform 2, as a Wynyard-bound set leaves the opposite platform.
Clandulla 1996 The view of Clandulla Station from the north.
Clandulla 1981 Clandulla diagram in 1981; it may look old but was revised in 1973.
Clandulla 1993 HPC402 at Clandulla. Looking south in the Up direction. The goods siding with platform can be seen left of the loop.
Clarendon 1985 The view looking in the direction of Sydney across towards the station.
Clarendon 1981 The passing of two DMU sets required the up to pull into the station then reverse into the siding to let the down proceed.
Clarendon 1981 A standard weekday afternoon in 1981. Clarendon station was rather sleepy but still boasted a signal box and ground frame.
Clarendon 1981 The Clarendon sign had a unique light blue background.
Clarendon 1981 Clarendon station diagram.
Clarendon 1981 Adjacent tothe main platform was the brick faced (and wide) Hawkesbury Racecourse platform. The grassy platform was located on the opposite side of the line from Clarendon Station and had the tall down home signal situated in the middle.
Coal Cliff 1987 With a dramatic backdrop, no passenger station and signals galore Coal Cliff was a picturesque but busy place to be a signalman, even though this 1987 picture shows a quiet time.
Coal Cliff 1987 The signal box on the up side of the line.
Cockle Creek 1982 The view looking south along the platforms.
Colinton 1989 A three-car diesel railcar set crosses the Monaro Highway at a now-lifted crossing near Colinton.
Collingullie 1980 Eight years before the line was closed, the station still sports a waiting room. Surrounding the station are the wheat fields which were responsible for most of the line's traffic.
Como 1986 The platforms still remain in this 1986 photo of the old Como station. Como was opened on 26-12-1885 but because of the gauntlet track on the bridge over the Georges River which caused rail congestion, a new multi-track bridge was built to the west and a new station opened on 27-11-1972
Compton Downs 1991 A view looking across at the burnt-out station building, still featuring its name board.
Compton Downs 1991 A closer view of the station remains, looking back up the line towards Byrock.
Compton Downs 1991 The view looking up the collapsing platform.
Compton Downs 1991 The view looking along the platform in the direction of Brewarrina.
Compton Downs 1991 The view looking north-east, with the loading bank on the left and passenger platform on the right.
Coolah 1982 Possibly the last passenger service to leave Coolah station.
Coolalie 1980 All that remains of Coolalie in this 1980 photo was the abandoned signal box, which once stood on the down platform. The former Up Starting signal is on the left.
Cooma 1982 Looking south along the platform with a 48-class loco on the left, and the Dental Clinic car on the right.
Cooma 1982 A tuscan-liveried 48-class loco sits alongside the station.
Cooma 1982 A close-up of an unidentified 48-class loco and a rail trolley in the yard.
Cooma 1982 The view looking north from the platform.
Cooma 1982 The travelling Dental Clinic car sits in the dock behind the main platform.
Cooma 1982 The staff instrument in the signal box.
Cooma 1982 The level frame in the signal box.
Cooma 1989 The signal diagrams inside the box at Cooma.
Coonabarabran 1979 This view looking down along the platform is evidence that this was once a busy location for passengers.
Coonabarabran 1986 The view looking across towards the station building.
Coonabarabran 1986 The road-side view of the station building.
Coonamble 1986 The view looking south towards the station building.
Coonamble 1986 The road-side view of the station building.
Coonamble 1996 The station building and remains of the platform at Coonamble. The silos at the back see seasonal traffic.
Coopernook 1981 Coopernook was still in operation in 1981.
Coopernook 1981 Coopernook signal box diagram in 1981.
Coopernook 1981 A familiar site on the north main line was the use of automatic staff exchangers which were used so as to not slow down the trains. This is ready for a northbound train in 1981.
Coopernook 1981 Coopernook station saw some activity in this 1981 shot of 4463 leading a 48 on a northbound freight as onlookers watched.
Coorabin 1980 In 1980, the wooden platform face was still in good condition, and the station still boasted a name board. Services ceased 2 years later.
Cootamundra 1976 The nameboard at Cootamundra, showing some of the destinations which can be reached from here.
Cootamundra 1976 A view of the main platform from the footbridge.
Cootamundra 1976 A 44 class, with No 2 end leading, pulls a container train through the down platform.
Cootamundra 1976 A ballast train leaves the station under the footbridge.
Cootamundra 1976 The dock platform at the Sydney end of the station.
Cootamundra 1976 The dock platform at the Albury end, with CPH 16 ready to form the Tumut connection No 15a with the Riverina Express.
Cootamundra 1985 The rear of an XPT service, sitting on platform 2.
Cootamundra 1985 An XPT approaching the station from the south.
Cootamundra 1980 Cootamundra North Box frame.
Cootamundra 1980 This is the entire Cootamundra North diagram in 1980.
Cootamundra 1980 The right half of the Cootamundra North diagram.
Cootamundra 1980 The left half of the Cootamundra North diagram.
Cootamundra 1980 The gate controls for the level crossing. The manual cranks can be seen below.
Cootamundra 1980 The utilitarian Cootamundra North Box with the level crossing gates.
Cootamundra 1980 Cootamundra South Box with Rail Motor 27 headed north to Cootamundra Station from the Tumut line.
Cootamundra 1980 The left half of the Cootamundra South Box diagram.
Cootamundra 1980 The right half of the Cootamundra South Box diagram.
Cootamundra 1980 Cootamundra South Box and crossing gates.
Cootamundra West 1976 A rail train and diesel railcar sit at the expansive station.
Cootamundra West 1976 The view looking east along the platform.
Cootamundra West 1986 The unusual station sign.
Cootamundra West 1986 The signal box on the platform.
Cootamundra West 1986 The view looing east from upstairs. At this time, the station was the local headquarters of the Cootamundra State Emergency Services (SES).
Cootamundra West 1986 The view looking west along the platform.
Cootamundra West 1980 The small diagram for Frame D situated to the west of the platform, to control the main line to the siding.
Cootamundra West 1980 The scene in 1980 which shows the original Station Masters house and the manually operated gates. To the right the single line south and the left the up & down lines north.
Cootamundra West 1980 The diagram of Cootamundra West in 1980.
Cootamundra West 1980 The iron station sign and signal box still used 1980.
Cootamundra West 1980 The view looking east towards the station showing the short signals designed that way because of the local airfield close by. Frame B can be seen in the middle.
Corowa 1980 Eight years before the last train, Corowa station is in poor condition.
Corowa 1996 The station buildings at Corowa have been used as a tourist information centre.
Corowa 1996 The turntable is still present at Corowa yard. The yard has been turned into a public park.
Corowa 1996 The gantry crane and surviving yard trackwork. The station is in the left distance.
Couridjah 1983 A pre-restoration view of the station and nameboard.
Cowra 1991 The entrance side of Cowra station.
Cowra 1984 Candy-liveried louvred wagons sit in a siding.
Coxs Gap No 1 Tunnel 1978 The eastern portal when the tunnel was still being used for road traffic.
Coxs Gap No 1 Tunnel 1991 The approach to the western portal.
Coxs Gap No 1 Tunnel 1991 A closer view of the western portal.
Cringila 1996 Various wagons reside in the Cringila exchange sidings.
Cringila 1996 BHP locomotive D38 hauls a short coal train past the station at Cringila.
Crooble 1980 A view of the one time up-side station
Crooble 1980 Locos 4875 and 4855 pass the station platform with wheat bound for Moree.
Crookwell 1980 Crookwell's down home signal, which waits a long time for a train in 1980.
Crookwell 1980 The beautiful station clock inside the Station Master's office at Crookwell.
Crookwell 1980 The Crookwell-Goulburn staff & ticket box 1980.
Crookwell 1980 Crookwell down home lever & repeater.
Culcairn 1980 Culcairn Signal Box diagram in 1980.
Culcairn 1980 Culcairn signal levers showing the branches to Holbrook and Corowa.
Culcairn 1980 The nameboard at Culcairn looking worse for wear as it sets the mood for the defunct Corowa and Hobrook branches.
Culcairn 1980 Long gone signals at Culcairn. This was situated at the Albury end of the platform road; the left signal was for the loop to Corowa (lever 7) and the right signal (lever 6) was for the Corowa line from the back platform road.
Culcairn 1980 The staff and ticket boxes for both Holdbrook and Corowa in Culcairn Signal box.
Culcairn 1980 A view of the station with its well-maintained gardens.
Culcairn 1980 42220 waits patiently in the loop waiting to head south while 42103 42214 rumble north on a dark and gloomy day in 1980.
Culcairn 1980 42220 sits in the loop on the down as 42217 thunders by and is about to exchange the staff on the automatic staff exchanger through the next section to Gerogery.
Culgoora 1975 The simple platform and shelter, with signboard still present.
Culgoora 1975 The view looking across to the shelter and station nameboard.
Cullerin 1980 The station was near the top of the Cullerin Range, as this sign attests.
Cunningar 1980 The original platform of Cunningar now is a little ways off the main line in this 1980 photo. The station had a 98 year life closing on March 9th, 1975
Dapto 1986 Dapto Station was a crossing point for the diesel railcars which served this section of the branch.
Darling Harbour 1984 A throw-over points lever in the yard.
Darling Harbour 1984 The southern end of the large Outwards Goods Shed (West).
Darling Harbour 1984 The view looking south from the western side of the yard. Demolition of some of the sheds appears to be in progress.
Darling Harbour 1984 The tracks leading into the upper level of the Double Tier Goods Shed.
Darling Harbour 1984 The tracks leading into the upper level of the Double Tier Goods Shed.
Darling Harbour 1984 The tracks leading into the upper and lower levels of the Double Tier Goods Shed.
Darling Harbour 1984 The view looking north-west over the Double Tier Goods Shed. This has now been replaced by the Novotel Hotel. The orange building in the centre is the Murray Street signal box.
Darling Harbour 1984 The view looking north showing (L to R) the Double Tier Goods Shed, the Outward Goods Shed and Outwards Goods Shed (West). In the right distance, the Pyrmont Bridge is in the open position.
Darling Harbour 1984 A close-up view of the Outward Goods Shed.
Darling Harbour 1984 Advertising signs on the southern end of the Outward Goods Shed.
Darling Harbour 1984 The view looking east across the yard to the city.
Darling Harbour 1984 The view looking west from the city side, showing a restored sailing ship alongside the wharves.
Darling Harbour 1984 A closer-view of the Pyrmont Bridge which can open to allow ships through to the wharves served by the yard.
Darling Harbour 1984 A locomotive (possibly a 73 class) hauls some wagons through the yard.
Darling Harbour 1984 An unidentifed part of the yard, possibly near the old Ultimo power station.
Darling Harbour 1984 An aerial view looking down over Darling Harbour goods yard, taken from Sydney Tower.
Darling Harbour 1979 The lever frame for the Murray Street crossing. The gate wheels can be seen on each end of the frame
Darling Harbour 1982 Union Street Box controlled the entrance to Darling Island goods yard and the Pyrmont power station.
Darling Harbour 1984 The main road entrace to the yard, located at the western end of Liverpool Street.
Darling Harbour 1984 The upper level road entrance to the Double Tier Goods Shed.
Darling Harbour 1979 Ultimo Signal Box contained 36-lever frame. The building was unfortunately destroyed by a fire on 11/3/1996.
Darnick 1982 The view of the platform, station and name-board.
Darnick 1982 The view looking east along the platform, showing the water tank and cattle loader.
Deepwater 1996 The up end of the platform and nameboard.
Deepwater 1996 The view looking down the line towards Wallangarra. The water tank and pipe are still present at the far end of the platform.
Deepwater 1996 The road side view of the station building.
Deepwater 1996 A view of Deepwater Station looking south.
Deepwater 1996 The Water column and tank with extra jib for double headers at Deepwater Station.
Delec 1980 Many a crew change has occurred on Delec platform and on an April Thursday morning in 1980, 48134 waits placidly for its new handler.
Delec 1996 Candy-liveried 42208 stands idle next to the turntable during the 1996 Open Day.
Delec 1996 8154 sitting in the fuel point as Delec.
Delec 1996 A somewhat battered-looking class leader 8501 sits on the wheel lathe. The wheel lathe is used by all types of locomotives to remove defects (wheel scale, flat spots etc) from wheels.
Delungra 1980 Loco 4852 is hauling the Weed Kill Train past the platform towards Inverell.
Demondrille 1980 Always in the shadow of big brother, Demondrille South now stands decaying beside tracks overtaken with long grass in 1980.
Demondrille 1980 CHP38 comes off the Blayney Branch and trundles north through the old branch platform at Demondrille.
Demondrille 1980 Demondrille North Box needs a coat of paint in this 1980 photo.
Demondrille 1980 The diagram at Demondrille North Box. It almost appears the Blayney line was the main.
Demondrille 1980 In contrast to later photographs, in this 1980 shot there are a lot of levers that are not spare or unused (painted white).
Demondrille 1980 The little-used Demondrille South Box in 1980.
Demondrille 1980 A view looking down to Albury where Demondrille North Box can be seen and also the two separated platforms, the one from the branch on the right.
Deniliquin 1988 Deniliquin station prior to its demolition.
Deniliquin 1988 Deniliquin goods shed with RT47 shunter.
Denman 1976 XXX
Dubbo 1979 The wooden nameboard for Dubbo, junction for the line to Coonamble.
Dubbo 1996 Various locos rest in the yard behind the platform at Dubbo.
Dubbo 1989 Looking across the Macquarie River towards Dubbo. Photo taken from the rear of Dundullimal Homestead, a National Trust property at Dubbo.
Dubbo 1982 The view looking west towards the end of the platform.
Dubbo 1982 The road-side view of the station.
Dubbo 1982 The interior of the signal box, with the lever frame and yard diagram.
Dubbo 1982 The view looking across towards the loco servicing facilities.
Dumaresq 1977 The view along the station, looking back towards Sydney.
Dunedoo 1979 The view of the platform and yard, looking down the line towards Gwabegar.
Dunedoo 1991 The station and platform in 1991. At this time the original low-level platform is still present.
Dungog 1981 The view looking down over the station and yard.
Dungog 1981 A view of the station, looking back towards Sydney.
Dunheved 1996 The view from the footbridge looking up the line.
Dunheved 1996 These two carriages (N5127 and C3866) have been used by the fire brigade and local vandals. They have since been removed.
Dunheved 1996 The remains of the station. The lever frame is still present (it has since been removed).
East Hills 1985 East Hills was the terminus for many years and this shows the Signal Box diagram depicting the simple layout of the station which was single line to this point. The location became quite busy in rush hours.
East Hills 1985 East Hills Signal Box frame before the line was duplicated and extended to Glenfield and the box removed.
East Hills 1985 The bracket signal at the approach to the original East Hills terminus. The upper quadrant signal was for No.2 platform road (lever 3) and the lower quadrant (lever 4) for No.1 platform road.
East Richmond 1985 The view looking east towards Sydney along the platform.
Enfield Yard 1980 Front view of the majestic Enfield North Box which was busy no matter what shift the signalman had.
Enfield Yard 1984 Enfield north box, with 4622 and another unidentified 46 loco.
Enfield Yard 1986 The electric loco servicing facility at Enfield, showing an assortment of locos.
Erskineville 1985 The remains of the Alexandria Goods Yard, just prior to its removal. This is the view from Garden Street looking south-west towards Henderson Rd.
Erskineville 1985 The rear of the large goods shed at the eastern end of the large goods shed. This area is now taken up by the Australian Technology Park.
Erskineville 1985 A closer view of the partly-demolished goods shed.
Erskineville 1981 The view looking along the platform in the direction of St Peters.
Ettamogah 1970 The view looking across towards the down-side station with its rudimentary shelter.
Euabalong West 1987 A view of the station when it was still attended.
Eumungerie 1986 The low wooden-faced platform and small shed that made up the station.
Eumungerie 1996 48117 hauls an ARHS charter over a wooden bridge near the township of Eumungerie.
Excelsior 1981 Excelsior had a staff & ticket location as shown in this 1981 picture.
Exeter 1980 A view of Exeter Signal Box, sitting on the up platform.
Farley 1987 The view looking west along the down platform when the building was still present.
Fassifern 1967 Steam locomotive 3034 is moving from the Toronto branch onto the Down Main, in this view looking south.
Fellow Hills 1980 The station sign now adorns the gate of a nearby property.
Ferndale 1980 Ferndale, in this 1980 photo, sports no waiting room but just a large cement water tank.
Finley 1983 Finley station is still in use as railset 706 606 have paused before continuing south to Tocumwal.
Fish River 1980 The view looking down the line to the location of Fish River. Note the water tank on the left and the old water column on the right. The signal box can be seen in the distance at the curve; this is the only remnant of the station.
Fish River 1980 The remains of Fish River signal box. This used to sit on the platform which was demolished around it.
Flemington 1996 Green-and-gold 4901 sits shut down in Flemington Goods Yard.
Flemington 1982 Flemington Car Sidings Box was a huge installation utilising pistol grips for the complex function of the car sidings.
Flemington 1982 Flemington Car Sidings signal box shows the array of pistol grips to control the complex sidings and main line.
Flemington Goods Junction 1982 Looking north from Flemington Goods Jct Box toward Pippita. A 48 sits on a short oil tank train waiting for the "road".
Flemington Goods Junction 1982 7321 heads toward Pippita with a local freight to do some shunting with Flemington Goods Jct. Signal Box in the background, perched on its high vantage point.
Flemington Goods Junction 1984 The west end of Flemington Goods Junction diagram showing the connection leading to Lidcombe and the roads to the Goods line.
Flemington Goods Junction 1984 The east end of the Flemington Goods Junction diagram showing the lines to Pippita and eventually Abattoirs and connection to the back of the Car Sidings.
Flemington Goods Junction 1984 The striker bells in Flemington Car Sidings Signal Box to notify of train coming.
Flemington Goods Junction 1984 Flemington Goods Junction diagram.
Flemington Goods Junction 1984 The extensive Pistol Grip frame of Flemington Goods Junction in 1984.
Flemington Goods Junction 1984 This is the black Indicator board of Flemington Goods Junction which shows the positions of the train. Not to many of this style existed on the NSWGR.
Flemington Goods Junction 1984 A close up view of the now gone Pippita station are of the diagram in Flemington Goods Junction, with the various industries at the time it was a hive of activity.
Forbes 1996 The preserved station and platform.
Forbes 1996 8121 leads a chartered train over the Lachlan River bridge, just to the south of Forbes.
Frampton 1980 The abandoned Frampton station, 5 years after it was closed. This is the view looking towards Albury.
Frampton 1979 A north-bound passenger service passes through the station.
Galong 1980 A view of the station when it was still in use, and in good condition.
Galong 1980 Galong diagram.
Galong 1980 The Galong staff and ticket box for the Boorowa branch.
Galong 1980 The landmark, a triangle replacing a distant signal, was used to come from the Boorowa branch toward Galong.
Galore 1980 The station structures at Galore mirror the stations on this short branch line.
Gap 1996 8130 hauls an ARHS charter train through the junction at Gap, heading down the cross-country line to Binnaway and Dubbo. The line on the left heads north to Narrabri.
Gerogery 1980 The track diagram inside Gerogery Signal Box showing a very simple layout.
Gerogery 1980 Bathed in the early morning light Gerogery prepares for another day of business, the Signal Box can be seen to the left of the name board and the storage shed was designed with vents at the top to help dissipate heat.
Gerogery 1980 8009 4201 in "125" colours rumbles north from Albury as it approaches Gerogery.
Gilgandra 1979 Gilgandra station, in its original location.
Gilgandra 1986 The view looking across to the station.
Gilgandra 1986 The road-side approach to the station.
Gilgandra 1989 Gilgandra station 1 year before closure.
Gilgandra 1989 The view looking northwards to the goods platform and shed.
Gilgandra 1989 The view from the station of the silos and goods shed.
Gilgandra 1989 Locomotive 4839 about to pass south through the station.
Gilgandra 1989 The lever frame with signal diagram behind.
Gilmore 1976 CPH 11 and 1 stand at Gilmore station.
Gilmore 1984 A view of the damaged bridge near Gilmore that caused the closure of the line. Taken shortly after the closure in 1984.
Gilmore 1984 Another view looking along the top of the damaged bridge in the up direction.
Girilambone 1996 A points lever lurking among unusual vegetation indicative of the fact that this location is a long way out west.
Girilambone 1996 The station building with brick faced platform. The structure in the foreground appears to be a device for checking the loading gauge of trains.
Girilambone 1996 The view along the platform looking in the direction of Sydney, over 600km away. The loading bank is still present.
Girilambone 1996 The view along the platform road looking in the direction of Bourke, showing more of the unusual vegetation.
Girilambone 1996 Another view of the station, looking from the top of the loading bank. The roof appears in danger of collapse.
Glebe Road Tunnel 1991 A tour train hauled by 3642 approached the eastern portal of the tunnel.
Glebe Road Tunnel 1991 A steam tour train is about to cross Johnston Street to the west of the tunnel, heading towards Rozelle Yard.
Glebe Road Tunnel 1991 The view looking back towards the city from a tour train passing along the viaduct above Wentworth Park.
Glen Innes 1977 Back when the line still saw traffic, the North Mail has stopped at Glen Innes to pick up and drop off passengers.
Glen Innes 1982 The road-side approach to the station building. This photo was taken 7 years before the line closed.
Glen Innes 1982 A line of wagons sit in the siding opposite the station. This siding has since been removed.
Glen Innes 1982 The water tank and column at the southern end of the station.
Glen Innes 1950 The view looking down the line towards the station. A set of stock wagons are visible in the sidingon the left. On the right of the line can be seen the elevated water tank and the station building beyond.
Glen Innes 1987 Glen Innes station before the renovations.
Gloucester 1992 The station building at Gloucester.
Gloucester 1992 The view looking south along the station.
Gloucester 1992 The view looking north along the station.
Gloucester 1982 44220 leading a 44 class goes through the routine staff exchange.
Gloucester 1982 Gloucester diagram showing a number of lines taken out in this 1982 picture.
Gobondery 1986 The signpost marks the location of the station.
Goobang Junction 1990 The former Goobang Junction West signal box.
Gooloogong 1987 A preserved steam locomotive heads a train through the station on its way back to Cowra.
Goondah 1980 A photo of the abandoned platform and station 5 years after closure.
Gooramma 1980 The station nameboard hangs on a fence near the original station site.
Gooramma 1980 All that remained in this shot was the disconnected lever frame sitting next to the Gangers trike.
Gosford 1987 The view looking south from the Gosford rail yards towards the railway station. An XPT is waiting on platform 2 for departure. This station was rebuilt completely in 1992.
Gosford 1995 The view looking north from Gosford Railway Station towards Etna Street roadbridge. Photograph taken from the drivers' cabin of locomotive 8239, which was on display at Platform One at Gosford Railway Station.
Goulburn 1979 Goulburn North Signal Box was located adjacent to the Goldsmith Street level crossing. It was decommissioned in 1979, about a week after this photo was taken.
Goulburn 1979 The staff and ticket box for the branch line to Crookwell, in the Goulburn North signal box.
Goulburn 1979 Goulburn North signal box diagram in 1979 showing the junction to the Crookwell line.
Goulburn 1979 Goulburn North frame in 1979
Goulburn 1979 Goulburn Station Signal Box was located not far to the north of the station, on the up side of the line. It was decommissioned in 1979, about a week after this photo was taken. Behind the box is the large goods shed and platform.
Goulburn 1979 Interior of Goulburn Station box showing the lever frame. What was slightly unusual was the levers in the standard position stood straight up rather than the usual "lean".
Goulburn 1979 Goulburn Station Box diagram as it appeared 1 week before closing and decommissioning in 1979.
Goulburn 1979 Goulburn South Signal Box was decommissioned a week after this photo was taken.
Goulburn 1979 Goulburn South signal box diagram in 1979
Goulburn 1979 Goulburn Loco Yard Box, which contained 20 levers and was able to be closed out when not required.
Goulburn 1990 Goulburn yard, with 81 and 48 class locomotives sporting the now-defunct "Candy" colour scheme.
Goulburn 1990 Another view of Goulburn yard, with a 422 and 48 class locomotives.
Goulburn 1990 Looking over the station roofs towards the north.
Goulburn 1990 4471 in "red terror" livery, followed by a "candy" 81 class about to continue their journey south.
Goulburn 1990 The view from the station footbridge, looking south.
Goulburn 1996 Heritage locos 4520 and 4490 lead a charter train south up the hill from Goulburn station.
Grafton City 1995 A view of the Grafton road/rail bridge. This is the view looking north.
Granville 1970 GM3 and another GM unit sit on a siding at the Clyde Engineering Works at Granville.
Grenfell 1996 Trains no longer visit Grenfell, but the station building has been preserved by local residents.
Groongal 1920 A shot of the rudimentary platform taken by Oliver Dickson Hill, a travelling sheep station expert around 1920. The men on the platform are likely to be shearers.
Gulgong 1979 The view looking along the platform and station, which are very typical of the area.
Gulgong 1987 A shot of Gulgong station on an overcast day, when it looked more pristine with a platform and buildings that were tended to.
Gulgong 1995 Another view of the station and yard remains, looking in the direction of Mudgee.
Gulgong 1967 Girders for bridge construction on the Maryvale-Sandy Hollow line.
Gum Lake 1982 A view showing the isolated platform, station building and name-board are all in good condition.
Gum Lake 1982 A close-up of the name-board.
Gundagai 1987 Heavy clouds loom over Gundagai station 3 years after the last train ran.
Gundagai 1987 The view of the collapsing platform and the track extending towards the bridge over the Murrumbidgee River.
Gundagai 1950 The view looking south along the viaduct. Note the regularly-spaced refuges for track workers.
Gundagai 1960 The view looking south over the viaduct over the Murrumbidgee flood plain. The road in the distance is the former Hume Highway.
Gungal 1986 Repair work being performed on a culvert adjacent to the level crossing. This is the view looking towards Sandy Hollow.
Gunning 1980 Gunning station has changed a lot since this photo was taken.
Gunning 1980 The Gunning signal diagram.
Gunning 1980 Gunning Signal Box.
Gunning 1980 An independent disc signal in the sidings at Gunning.
Gunning 1980 An unusual signal arrangement of a lower quadrant on an upper quadrant post. The home signal for the main and the lower quadrant for the sidings.
Gunning 1980 42102 sits in the cattle dock siding at Gunning on a Sunday in 1980.
Gunningbland 1986 Only the station sign remains of the one-time station.
Hamilton 1987 Majestic Hamilton Junction Box was situated just to the east of the fork on the Newcastle Branch, at the Beaumont Street crossing. This box controlled a number of industrial sidings in the area such as the McIntyre Mill.
Harden 1980 Harden North Signal Box as its southern sister stands majestically as a fine example of NSWGR architecture for the structures of safety.
Harden 1980 This is the diagram of Harden North Signal Box drawn in 1943.
Harden 1980 Harden North and South had Tyers Block instruments to the last. These old but true tested instruments chimed their message of safe travel for many decades. This is the one in Harden North Box and shows the "Train on line" position.
Harden 1980 Sister to the North Box this impressive structure of Harden South Box needed some TLC in this 1980 shot.
Harden 1980 The diagram of Harden South Box shows the sidings.
Harden 1980 The South Box at Harden's Tyers two wire block instrument set at "line blocked".
Harden 1980 The old sign shows the importance of Harden as the junction for Cowra.
Harden 1980 This is the array of of instruments on the shelf at Harden South Signal Box. There is the Tyers two wire block and also the standard NSWGR block instruments which never really did oust the ancient Tyers. Also the stiker bell and repeater can be seen.
Harden 1980 The view from Harden South Box of the yard. 44222 heads south.
Harefield 1980 While still on the timetable in 1980, Harefield had just had its new control panel put in and the station was being looked after.
Harefield 1980 Harefield boasted a Kellogg key panel in 1980. Most of the time it was "switched out" so the signals were on automatic.
Henty 1980 Henty Signal Box in need of repair and a paint job sits near the station sign which says "Change here for the Rand line".
Henty 1980 Henty Diagram showing the various frames through the yard and to the left is Frame D which controlled the branch to and from Rand to the mainline.
Henty 1980 Henty Frame D sat on the up side of the line with its own small box. The lower quadrant signal on the very short pole to the left was for the branch and controlled from frame D. 42220, freshly painted, arrives from Sydney with a freight.
Henty 1980 Henty Frame D diagram showing the layout of the branch to and from the main line.
Henty 1980 A close up of all the levers in Henty Signal Box, showing the release levers for the ground frames.
Henty 1980 The Henty - Rand staff and ticket box.
Henty 1980 A scene long gone, the staffs are in motion as 8017 rumbles through Henty on a north bound freight and using the automatic staff exchanger. 8017 has just collected the staff for Yerong Creek as the one from Culcairn is still swinging on the rams horn collector.
Hexham 1996 The gauntlet track near Hexham station leading to the weighbridge. This has now been removed.
Hexham 1986 Hexham Box controlled the junction to the Richmond Vale railway.
Holbrook 1980 In 1980, all that remained of the station was the platform and name board.
Hopefield 1980 There doesn't seem to be too much hope for the station at Hopefield in this 1980 portrayal of a dying station.
Hornsby 1970 The turntable was located behind Platform No.1 (the Up Shore Platform). The occasion was the day of official photographs of the Vintage Train at Homebush Abattoirs. Locos 1243 and 1709 had run light engine to Hornsby to pick up the Vintage Cars that were stored in Hornsby Car Sheds. Loco 1243 (re-numbered 176) had just been turned on the turntable. This location is now the eastern side commuter car park.
Hoskinstown 1986 Hoskinstown platform still with railings but lacking sign in 1986.
Hurricane Hill 1980 Nothing remains of the one-time station, but the siding and gravel loading facilities are still present.
Illabo 1980 The early morning sun greets Illabo station in 1980 in this view looking in the down direction.
Illabo 1980 Illabo track diagram in 1980.
Illawarra Junction 1960 A view of the former elevated Illawarra Junction signal box.
Illawarra No 2 Tunnel 1993 The Down (Moss Vale) portal area. The hi-rail has just left the tunnel.
Illawarra No 2 Tunnel 1993 The Down (Moss Vale) portal.
Illawarra No 2 Tunnel 1993 The area around the Up (Unanderra) end.
Illawarra No 2 Tunnel 1993 The Up (Unanderra) portal.
Inverell 1980 Inverell station looking towards the terminus.
Inverell 1987 The station building a few weeks after the last train ran, in 1987.
Inverell 1996 Very little remains of the platform at Inverell.
Jct (Camellia) 1992 The view looking along the Sandown line towards the junction. The overhead bridge is that of Grand Avenue which parallels the Sandown line.
Jct (Cooks River) 1992 A photo of the Cooks River Yard master office with Frame 'A'. It was meant to be temporary But is still in used today (2007) as the yard master's office (Cooks River). Frame 'A' has been removed with all points and signal now controlled from Sydenham signal complex.
Jct (Cooks River) 1992 Cooks River Yard master office with Frame 'A'. The driver of the 80 class loco is exchanging the staff before proceeding.
Jct (Mount Thorley) 1993 A loaded coal train headed by 4 48-class locos is climbing up to the junction.
Jct (Regents Park) 1979 The single track railway bridge where the branch crossed the Chullora Goods line. The bridge was removed during track work sometime in the late 1980's.
Jct (Regents Park) 1979 The view looking down the branch along the bridge over the Chullora Goods line.
Jct (Sandgate) 1982 Sandgate Cemetery Junction frame and diagram on the main line.
Jerrawa 1980 The disused up home signal marks the approach to Jerrawa, which is visible in the middle distance. In this view looking towards Sydney, the points on each side are for the Up and Down Refuge Sidings.
Jerrawa 1980 Jerrawa signal diagram.
Jindalee 1980 The location of the one-time station at Jindalee. The platform is in the distance to the right of the curve.
John Street Tunnel 1991 A tour train is in the deep cutting at the eastern end of the John Street Tunnel.
John Street Tunnel 1991 The eastern portal of the tunnel.
Johns River 1981 The staff instrument at Johns River.
Johns River 1981 The signal box on the platform.
Johns River 1981 The station diagram in the signal box.
Johns River 1981 The lever frame inside the signal box.
Johns River 1981 The view looking north beyond the station.
Joppa Junction 1979 The Joppa Junction Signal Box, taken a week before its closure. The line to Bombala curves away behind the box.
Junee 1971 An unidentified 44 class loco is sitting on the turnatable witin the roundhouse.
Junee 1971 An unidentifed steam loco taking on water.
Junee 1971 A row of 4-wheel wagons sits outside the roundhouse building.
Kadungle 1986 The shortened platform and sign that makes up the station.
Kapooka 1980 The austere design of Kapooka Signal Box was compensated by it's pleasant surroundings. Kapooka box was in the country and was a well used crossing loop.
Kapooka 1980 This shot taken in 1980 at Kapooka shows a working of bygone days on the south with 42203 which has just changed staffs on the Automatic Staff Exchanger.
Kapooka 1980 Kapooka Signal Box sat off the main road and was rather an isolated box but was an important crossing point. This 1980 photo shows an automatic staff exchanger ready for an up train to Wagga. The staff was placed in the top ring for collection by the locomotive while the bottom "rams horn" took the staff from the Uranquinty section, all at speed.
Kapooka 1980 Kapooka Signal Box diagram could not show anything simpler as a passing loop. 1980.
Kendall 1981 44212+44?? are heading south hauling a goods train though Kendall station. The goods shed is just visible at the far left.
Kerewong 1982 The signal box at Kerewong.
Kerewong 1982 The lever frame inside the signal box.
Kerewong 1982 A close up of the not-so-usual Guards Lever which locked a group of levers.
Kerewong 1982 A view showing the north end of the loop and the main north coast line disappearing into the trees.
Kerrs Creek 1924 A copy of a photograph of Kerrs Creek Station.
Kerrs Creek 1924 Copies of photographs of Kerrs Creek.
Kings Cross 1992 A photo of the Woolloomooloo Viaduct taken from the Domain looking towards Kings Cross.
Koloona 1988 The relocated station sign for Koloona at the Inverell Pioneer Museum.
Koorawatha 1991 Koorawatha station is still being tended in this 1991 shot. This is the view from the northern end. The branch line to Grenfell runs behind the station before turning off to the west.
Koorawatha 1991 The letters are missing, but the text on the station name board is still clear.
Koorawatha 1992 The view of the station from the Young-Cowra road looking towards Cowra.
Koorawatha 1992 A view to the south towards Young from the rear of the former island platform.
Kunama 1941 A photo of Kunama station in 1941, from the book "Batlow in Pictures" by Peter and Jenny Cash. Simpson).
Kywong 1980 The terminus of the branch shows the extended waiting room for no more passengers, and an unused frame A. The building behind is presumably the station master's residence.
Kywong 1980 The staff and ticket box at the station. One staff covered the whole branch.
Kywong 1996 The abandoned platform at Kywong still has its sign present. Weeds have taken over the yard.
Lake Cargelligo 1976 The flaking wooden nameboard sits on the platform.
Leadville 1980 The view looking towards Coolah from the platform.
Limbri Tunnel 1994 The Up end of the tunnel at Limbri.
Lithgow 1977 DMU 634/734 forming the train the Mudgee.
Lithgow 1981 The view looking down over Lithgow Yard.
Lithgow 1966 Lithgow loco and the eastern end of the yard in 1966.
Lochinvar 1987 The station bulding on the up platform, looking in the direction of Singleton.
Lockhart 1980 The A Frame with diagram at Lockhart, with the lever H just in front of it.
Lockhart 1996 48s 162-110-154-54 loading wheat at the silos.
Loftus 1940 The view looking south towards the station.
Loftus Junction 1985 The little-used Loftus Junction box served the junction with the The Royal National Park line.
Long Island Tunnel 1968 The view looking north from the front of a down train as it approaches the Hawkesbury River Bridge having just exited the Long Island tunnel.
Lucasville 1988 A view of the remains of Lucasville Platform. The view is to the south, showing the middle road to the left and the top road to the right.
Lue 1985 Lue track diagram in 1985, a year before closure. The levers were painted to avoid rusting in the unattended box.
Lyndhurst 1984 A pre-demolition view of the station, looking to the north.
Lysaghts 1980 Allan's Creek signal box was located between Lysaghts and Cringila on the Port Kembla branch. It controlled the lines to Lysaghts and AIS sidings.
Lysaghts 1986 The diagram at Allan's Creek Signal Box was rather complicated being surrounded by the network of tracks from Lysaght's and Australian Iron and Steel.
Lysaghts 1985 A closer view of the signal box diagram.
Lysaghts 1985 A closer view of the signal box diagram.
Lysaghts 1985 1985 sees life at Allan's creek situated between Lysaghts and Cringila this signal box controlled the siding to Commonwealth Steel. A very busy location.
Lysaghts 1985 A steel works shunter moving around its heavy cargo.
Mairjimmy 1983 The platform and shelter are still present as railset 706 606 pass through.
Maldon 1989 The shunter's diagram near the entrance to the cement works sidings.
Maldon 1989 The ground frame at the cement works junction.
Maldon 1989 The lever frame and diagram controlling the siding.
Maldon 1989 The view looking into the cement works, showing shunting operations in progress.
Maldon 1989 An Up train has arrived from Medway Quarry to the south. Shunters are standing by.
Maldon 1989 The Up train is setting back from the up main to the down main line.
Maldon 1989 The Up train is now moving forward from the down main onto the cement works siding.
Maldon 1989 The train has entered the siding and cleared the main line, with the final setting of point to allow main line operations.
Mandurama 1984 A view of the station in 1984 with the line south to Cowra running to the left of the picture.
Mangoplah 1980 Some 30 years after the branch was closed and the track lifted, only sheep and goats use the station.
Manildra 1985 42204 leads a train westwards through Manildra.
Marinna 1980 Closed on 19th July 1975 Marinna station still still sits waiting for passengers 5 years later. This view is looking in the down direction.
Marrangaroo Tunnel 1993 The view looking down into the cutting of the down portal.
Marrangaroo Tunnel 1993 The down tunnel portal.
Marulan 1980 A view of Marulan station, looking back in the direction of Sydney. The dock platform is visible at the right.
Marulan 1980 One of the two sets of block instruments in Marulan Signal Box 1980.
Marulan 1980 Marulan Signal Box diagram.
Marulan 1980 The unusual lattice post down distant at Marulan waits for the next train.
Mathoura 1923 A historic photograph of Mathoura station.
McAlister 1980 The view looking back towards Goulburn. The loading bank is on the left, and the one-time station location is at the right foreground.
Meadowbank 1973 Timber waiting rooms adorned both platforms at Meadowbank in this view looking south in 1973. The ticket office was at the left, out of view. The building visible above the locomotive is a railway residence which stands on the site of the current day commuter car-park. The original Parramatta River bridge can be seen in the distance.
Meadowbank 1974 The waiting room on the down platform at Meadowbank in 1974.
Medway Junction 1987 Between Tallong and Marulan lies Medway Junction Signal Box which served the Medway Quarry Siding. 4422 heads a train on the Down Main.
Medway Junction 1980 Medway Junction diagram.
Medway Junction 1980 Medway Junction Box.
Medway Junction 1980 The block instruments in Medway Junction Box, for Tallong & Marulan.
Medway Junction 1980 Medway Junction's red staff & ticket box for the branch to the Quarry.
Melinga 1981 Although the station closed to passengers in 1975 the signal box on the platform was still working in 1981. The view of the station is taken from the Sydney side looking north.
Melinga 1981 The unusual sign consisting angle iron proudly depicts the station name.
Melinga 1981 Melinga diagram in 1981 showing the refuge loop gone, as shown by the white out.
Menangle 1996 Tuscan-coloured 42220 leads up Griffith train (SL16) off the Menangle viaduct in the late afternoon
Menangle 1985 The Menangle Signal Box lever frame.
Menangle 1980 A late afternoon shot of Menangle station.
Menangle Park 1983 The view looking south to Menangle Park station. The one-time Racecourse Sidings left the main line here and proceeded through the gate (which was normally closed on non-race days).
Merriwa 1988 Merriwa Station looking up the line in the direction of Sandy Hollow.
Merriwa 1984 48125 at the head of a short goods train sits in the station.
Merriwa 1984 An early moring shot of Merriwa yard just just before starting the shunt.
Merriwa 1969 3088 heads a small train that has arrived at the station (visible behind the carriages).
Merrylands 1967 The one time signal box at Merrylands. This was situated at the southern end of the up platform, directly adjacent to the Merrylands Road level crossing.
Merrylands 1967 The lever frame inside the signal box.
Merrylands 1996 4850 and 4910 combine for the weekly shunt at the flour mills at Merrylands.
Merrylands 1983 Merrylands station on a lazy afternoon 1983.
Michelago 1989 A three-car diesel railcar set sits at Michelago station.
Milsons Point 1968 The view looking down from the south-east pylon of the Harbour Bridge, as a city-bound service approaches the tunnel and Wynyard station.
Milsons Point 1967 The view looking south from the station towards the bridge, as a north-bound "red rattler" service approaches the station.
Mindaribba 1977 A view of the down side platform, with signal box at the Sydney end. Electric staff safeworking was still in use at the time of this photo.
Minore 1996 48117 has paused in the late afternoon sun for safeworking duties at the staff station of Minore.
Miowera 1975 A shot of the basic platform and shed at Miowera, taken some time in the 1970s.
Mittagong 1980 Mittagong Signal Box.
Mittagong 1980 One of the original enamel signs on Mittagong station.
Mittagong Junction 1980 Mittaging Junction box was at the south end of the Picton-Mittagong loop line and was seldom used.
Mittagong Junction 1980 Somewhat rare emergency levers used in unmanned boxes such as here at Mittagong Junction.
Mittagong Junction 1980 Mittagong Junction diagram in 1980.
Moama 1870 A historic photo of Moama Station.
Moama 1937 A historic photo of Moama Station.
Moira 1923 A historic photo of Moira Station.
Morandoo 1987 The BHP sidings at Tighes Hill, showing the various locomotives used to haul coal trains to the nearby BHP blast furnaces.
Morandoo 1981 4715 and 4708 moving through the yard at Morandoo.
Moree 1990 The view looking south from an engine leaving Moree. On the left can be seen Moree Loco. Behind the white fence at the far left is the siding leading to the turntable. In the distance, the main line in on the right, with the Inverell branch on the left.
Morrisons Hill 1980 Only the platform faces remained in 1980, in this view looking down the line.
Morundah 1975 Morundah station was still manned when photographed from the Tocumwal passenger service, looking south in May 1975.
Morven 1980 By 1980 the platform has gone, but the overgrown loop siding is still present.
Moss Vale 1977 Passengers have just disembarked from CPH32 after it has arrived from Wollongong.
Moss Vale 1977 CPH32 is in the up dock siding while 44100 sits heads north along the Up Main.
Moss Vale 1985 4204 stabled in yard, 4836 idly waits to take the up passenger later in the day and Rail Motor 34 sits with engine off in the dock soon to be woken for the run to Wollongong via Robertson.
Moulamein 1927 A historic photo of Moulamein Station.
Mount Druitt 1966 The former down platform building on the site of the original station.
Mount Druitt 1966 The road-side view of the former down platform building.
Mount Druitt 1966 The contracters board during the building of the current Mount Druitt station.
Mount Horeb 1976 Ashley Hay, the guard for this run, poses beside CPH 24 while it waits at Mount Horeb station.
Mount Horeb 1976 The nameboard on the station.
Mount Horeb 1980 Mount Horeb frame was always subject to weather conditions.
Mount Horeb 1980 A weathered sign board on the platform.
Mount Horeb 1980 Staff and ticket boxes for the sections to Gundagai and Gilmore.
Mount Horeb 1980 A lonely Mount Horeb station in 1980.
Mount Knowles 1982 The platform and name-board are still present in this 1982 shot. The goods siding also appears to still be connected to the main line.
Mount Kuring-Gai 1968 The view looking north along the platform as a City-bound U-set approaches.
Mount Murray 1980 Mount Murray station when it was still in use. Note that at this time the line was only single-track.
Mount Murray 1996 8139/8132 squeal their way past the abandoned station of Mount Murray at the beginning of the descent to Wollongong.
Mount Murray 1996 Mount Murray station sees no more passenger traffic. Its somewhat out-of-the way location has ensured it is in relatively good condition.
Mount Rae 1980 Only a pair of collapsing banks betray existence of the one-time station at Mount Rae.
Mount Russell 1980 Railmotor 403 passenger service Moree to Inverell, crossing the Weed Killer Train (Poison Train), which is in the goods siding behind.
Mount Wolgan 1968 The remains of some derelict wagons in the former marshalling yard.
Mudgee 1979 A 620/720 railcar has terminated at Mudgee after a run from Lithgow.
Mudgee 1982 A view from the road side of the impressive station building, taken when the line was still a going concern.
Mudgee 1995 The view of Mudgee station before the line was returned to service. The view is looking away from Lithgow.
Mudgee 1981 The signal repeaters behind the frame.
Mudgee 1981 The Mudgee - Gulgong Staff & ticket box.
Mudgee 1981 An electric staff instrument inside the signal box.
Mudgee 1981 The yard diagram.
Mulgrave 1977 The signal box on the platform at Mulgrave station.
Mulgrave 1985 Prior to electrification the sleepy station of Mulgrave on the Richmond line shows a pair of up Railmotors arriving to take on minimal passengers.
Mulgrave 1984 Mulgrave station in 1984. The track in the foreground is the goods siding, with the loading bank just visible on the left.
Mulgrave 1984 The station diagram.
Murrumburrah 1980 Originally Harden carried the name Murrumburrah when it opened in 1877, but when the name was changed in 1879 the new Murrumburrah was opened and changed to its current location in 1900. It was closed on February 8th, 1976.
Murrurundi 1983 Murrurundi frame and diagram in 1983.
Murrurundi 1983 Murrurundi diagram in 1983.
Murwillumbah 1985 Murwillumbah station with the Gold Coast Motorail.
Murwillumbah 1985 One of the small station lever frames.
Muswellbrook 1982 4705 sits idle in the yard at Muswellbrook.
Muswellbrook 1986 A photograph of Muswellbrook Loco was taken from the departing 5202 train.
Muswellbrook 1986 Muswellbrook Signal Box around 1986. The shunters humpy is visible on the left of the shot.
Muswellbrook 1984 A view of the inside of the signal box showing the control panel.
Muswellbrook No 2 Colliery 1987 A 47 class loco at the head of a train being loaded. Water vapor from Bayswater Power station is plainly visible.
Muswellbrook No 2 Colliery 1987 Loading operations being performed by a front end loader.
Muttama 1975 A view of the station building.
Muttama 1975 The view looking over the goods yard and shed from the Tumut end of the somewhat overgrown platform.
Naradhan 1996 The water tank at Naradhan has some unusual bracing. The silo in the background still sees rail traffic.
Narellan 1984 The remains of Narellan platform.
Narrabri 1990 The Excelsior Flour Mill, adjacent to the station. The fence, the mill and the building in this photo are now all removed.
Narrabri Junction Platform 1975 The Frame A controlling the junction.
Narrabri Junction Platform 1975 A close-up of the diagram above A Frame, located on the platform.
Narrabri Junction Platform 1975 The view looking south of the short curved platform that sat inside the triangle at the junction.
Narrabri West 1975 The view looking across from the station area to the engine shed.
Narrabri West 1975 The view looking across to the road-side of the station building. The tracks it he foreground at the No 1 and 2 Marshalling Sidings.
Narrabri West 1975 The view looking towards the station building entrance.
Narrabri West 1975 The view looking along the platform in the up direction.
Narrabri West 1975 The rear of the station building. It was unusual in that you had to cross tracks to reach it.
Narrabri West 1975 The view looking west through the yard. A set of passenger cars sits on the Perway Siding, with the engine shed visible in the distance.
Narrabri West 1975 The view looking along the station in the direction of Narrabri Junction.
Narrabri West 1975 Several 2AA bogies are stacked in the yard.
Narrabri West 1975 The Chargeman's Office.
Narrabri West 1975 The bath-house building.
Narrabri West 1975 The view inside the engine shed.
Narrabri West 1975 Railcar 401 sits inside the engine shed.
Narrabri West 1975 A passenger car sits just outside the engine shed in this view looking east.
Narrabri West 1975 The view looking east towards the engine shed.
Narrabri West 1975 The jib crane, with 2 elevated water tanks in the background.
Narrabri West 1975 The view looking across to the engine shed.
Narrabri West 1975 The remains of the tender for steam locomotive 5801.
Narrabri West 1975 A semaphore signal sits in the yard.
Narrabri West 1975 The view looking across towards the two elevated water tanks.
Narrabri West 1975 A filled-in ash pit, with the lowered track on the right being all that remains of the former coal stage.
Narrabri West 1975 An FO car site coupled to a water gin in the yard.
Narrabri West 1975 The 50 foot Sellers turntable at the western end of the yard.
Narrabri West 1975 A timber storage structure in the middle of the yard.
Narrandera 1960 The view looking up the line at the Sydney end of the yard. The wagons are sitting in the Sand Siding, with the Shell & Vacuum siding behind it.
Narrandera 1960 The view looking down the line towards the station. On the left is the dock siding, with the main, loop and back roads opposite the platform. The sidings on the far right leads to the Rail Motor shed (dark building) and the loco facilities. In the distance is the Wise Brothers Mill.
Neath 1987 Neath station was opened in 1908 and the 16 lever signal box is shown still with signals in the yard. The line in the left background led to the Neath Colliery.
Neath 1995 The waiting room on the Up platform at Neath Station. The photo was taken when Neath signal box & a portion of the former down main was still in use. The section of the down main towards Abermain & the associated crossover was in use as a crossing point at this time.
Newcastle 1975 On the left is the Intercity Express, bound for Sydney, while on the right is a 620/720 DMU which has arrived from Maitland.
Newcastle 1986 A view overlooking the Newcastle car sheds and sidings. This area is now public parkland.
Newcastle 1975 44230 sits at the head of a passenger train bound for Sydney. At the left is the part of the extensive goods yard, now long gone.
Newcastle 1985 The Newcastle diagram in 1985 which still has the arrival and departure roads to the car sidings shown as they were still in use. Subsequent years have seen the lengthening of the platform and removal of the Market St. gates.
Newcastle 1985 Market St level crossing controlled by Newcastle box, showing the gates open. When they closed they had a habit of bouncing.
Newcastle 1985 The Newcastle controlled Market St. gates shown down in this 1985 picture. This happened many times a day and traffic problems were frequent.
Newcastle 1985 Newcastle frame as seen in 1985, with not too many spare (white) mini levers then.
Newdell Junction 1987 The all-brick Newdell Junction Signal box which served Liddell and Newdell Colliery sidings as well as the State Coal Mine siding.
Newdell Junction 1987 The all-brick Newdell Junction Signal box which served Liddell and Newdell Colliery sidings as well as the State Coal Mine siding.
Newnes No 2 Tunnel 1986 North of Deane, the line passes through two tunnels. This is the northern entrance to Tunnel No 2. Today it is well-known for its collection of glow worms.
Nimmitabel 1981 The view of the station looking down the line towards Bombala, 5 years before the line closed.
Nimmitabel 1981 The view looking down the line towards Bombala.
North Goulburn 1979 Goulburn North station sits in a picturesque setting on a cool autumn day in 1979.
North Star 1990 The scene of a derailment involving 4 48 class locos.
North Strathfield 1982 A 44 class loco hauls the Newcastle Express (N21) past the 76-lever Strathfield North Signal Box.
North Strathfield 1988 A van at Arnott's Biscuit factory as XPT passes.
North Strathfield 1988 A louvre van in the loading dock at the Arnott's Biscuit factory.
North Strathfield 1988 A view from the freeway overbridge of vans in the sidings for the Arnott's Biscuit factory.
North Sydney Car Sidings 1968 The view looking towards the end of the car sidings, with the near train comprising a mixture of single- and double-deck cars. The northern pylons of the Harbour Bridge are visible at the far right.
Oaklands 1980 The diagram for the dual-gauge yard. Solid lines are standard (NSW) gauge, the hollow lines are broad gauge (Victoria) and the dashed lines are dual (third rail) gauge.
Oaklands 1980 A view of the yard at Oaklands looking south. The tracks to the left are broad gauge, with a dual gauge line in the foreground. This view is looking towards Victoria with the station in the background.
Oaklands 1980 A section of dual gauge track in the yard where the common rail shifts from the left to the right (to facilitate the standard gauge junction in the background). The view is looking north, and the junction led to the one-time loco servicing facilities.
Oberon 1992 A view of the station, which by this time had been converted into a rudimentary museum.
Oberon 1992 A view of the former yard, looking towards Tarana.
Old Casino 1989 TAM carriage 874 sits in the dock while 44227 approaches with the Up Motorail.
Omega 1985 The simple platform at Omega situated on the down side of the line.
Oolong 1980 The unused platform and signal box in 1980. This view is looking back towards Sydney.
Oolong 1980 This upper quadrant signal is unusal as it has a flat arm and was located between Oolong and Jerrawa.
Oolong 1980 The Pilotman's lock in Oolong Signal Box. This was often used when a pilot was needed for wrong line running or emergency work.
Orange 1979 Passengers wait under the ornate shelter roof at platform number 1.
Ourimbah 1950 A historic photo of Ourimbah, looking south towards Sydney.
Pangela 1976 The staff is about to be exchanged with an up train at Pangela Signal Box in January 1976.
Parkes 1978 A view of Parkes looking to the west and the box in 1978. The signal box boasted 55 levers and 24 Kellogg Keys.
Parramatta 1980 Parramatta Signal Box, a 56-lever box with Kellogg Keys.
Parramatta Road Crossing 1984 Parramatta Road Signal Box controls the level crossing with the busy main road. The line often featured shortened trains due to lack of available power on the line. The two car set is about to cross the road and terminate at Clyde station. Note also the spare booms arms - the booms at this crossing have a short lifespan due to inattentive car drivers!
Parramatta Road Crossing 1984 The interior of Parramatta Road Crossing Box, taken in 1984.
Paterson 1994 A view looking across to the station in a southerly direction.
Peak Hill 1986 The view looking across at the station building.
Pelaw Main 1991 A view looking across to the site of the screens taken from the site of the rail sidings. The brick piers were the supports for the screens, and the brick building was the haulage house for the mine's endless rope skip haulage system.
Pendle Hill 1835 A photo of a photo taken circa 1924. Source of original photo is unknown, but has a small tag in the bottom right of photo reading: Pendle Hill C.1924 (1835) This photo is hanging in a frame in the Station Masters office.
Penrith 1988 3801 and 4472 Flying Scotsman at Penrith during the 1988 bi-centennial. Taken from the western end looking east toward Sydney with the signal box at the back.
Penrith 1988 3801 and 4472 Flying Scotsman at Penrith during the 1988 bi-centennial. Taken from the western end looking east toward Sydney with the signal box at the back.
Penrose 1980 Penrose Signal Box diagram.
Petersham 1988 One of the oldest examples of a pneumatic signal box was Petersham. Although little used for many years it was opened for emergency working and sidings, there was also a frame B. The diagram shows its age.
Petersham 1988 The frame itself reveals an unusual design for the mini levers with the release being a plunger on top of the lever.
Petersham 1988 The frame itself reveals an unusual design for the mini levers with the release being a plunger on top of the lever.
Picton 1982 Picton Signal box, with 48 levers and 1 mini lever.
Pippita 1981 A 48 shunts while a passenger train waits for workers.
Pippita 1978 44209 is sandwiched between two Guards Vans at Pippita station.
Pippita 1979 The simple rickety Pippita platform is seen here in this 1979 photo. Ahead is the line to Abattoirs which boasted a twice daily Rail Motor service.
Pippita 1979 The disc shunting signals at Pippita controlled by Flemington Goods Jct.
Pleasant Hills 1980 Standard design of the branch lines is shown in this 1980 photo of Pleasant Hills 5 years after the line's closure. The station was located on the down side of the line.
Pokataroo 1968 A view of the remote terminus station 7 years before it closed.
Port Kembla 1987 The brick Port Kembla signal box.
Port Kembla 1987 The diagram inside Port Kembla signal box. The diagram shows the balloon loop and nearby siding entrances. The box used a rotary switch panel.
Port Kembla North 1987 Port Kembla North signal box was a busy location using levers. In front of the box is an Lysaght locomotive shunting the sidings.
Port Kembla North 1987 Port Kembla Sidings North diagram.
Port Kembla North 1987 Port Kembla Sidings North frame.
Port Kembla North 1987 Port Kembla Sidings North Box.
Port Waratah 1986 8126 + 8116 and another 81 duo are at the coal facility just south of BHP at Selwyn St.
Portland 1974 Portland station viewed from the town direction. A loaded train from the cement factory is arriving at the station.
Portland 1974 Portland station viewed from the town direction. A loaded train from the cement factory is arriving at the station from the Commonwealth Portland Cement Company's branch.
Portland Cement Works 1974 Waiting between runs at the cement factory.
Portland Cement Works 1974 Shunting at the cement factory. The town of Portland is visible in the background.
Portland Cement Works 1974 Shunting at the cement factory.
Portland Cement Works 1974 Empty wagons being hauled up the hill to the cement factory.
Portland Cement Works 1974 Running two loaded wagons down the hill to the main line.
Portland Cement Works 1974 A loaded train with wagons containing bagged cement heads to the exchange sidings next to Portland station. The full wagons are left there and empties taken to the factory.
Premer 1996 An abandoned wagon sits in a siding at Premer.
Pulletop 1934 A Westby-bound train has stopped at the station. This is a view taken from the goods platform looking back up towards The Rock.
Pulletop 1994 No trace remains of the station, with the formation now being used as a road.
Punchbowl 1985 A line-up of "Red Rattlers" (suburban single-deck electric trains) taken in the Car Sidings at Punchbowl.
Queanbeyan 1989 A view looking across to the station in the direction of Sydney.
Queanbeyan 1989 A closer view of the F frame signal box.
Queanbeyan 1986 The signal box diagram. At the far right, the lines to Bombala and Canberra diverge.
Queanbeyan 1986 Staff instruments for the the sections that start or end at the location.
Rand 1980 The station building 5 years after its closure.
Rand 1980 The Staff and Ticket box at Rand still existed 5 years after closure in this 1980 photo.
Rankins Springs 1981 The view from the terminus looking across to the elevated water tank.
Rankins Springs 1981 Another view of the water tank.
Rankins Springs 1981 The turntable, looking in a southerly direction.
Rankins Springs 1981 The turntable, looking towards the end of the loco siding.
Rankins Springs 1996 The old turntable and water tank show that Rankins Springs was once a significant terminus for steam operations.
Rankins Springs 1996 A closer view of the water tank.
Razorback 1980 The A lever frame, diagram and signal telephone at the up end of this dead end siding.
Razorback 1980 Razorback diagram sits on a raised platform with the frame in the middle of nowhere.
Redfern 1968 A shot of steam loco 3246 just outside of Redfern station.
Redfern 1970 4002 sits on the turntable at Eveleigh.
Regents Park 1979 The view from the Princes Road crossing looking towards the Babcock & Wilcox siding (out of view on right).
Regents Park 1979 The view looking down the Commonwealth Siding after it has crossed Princes Road.
Regents Park 1979 The point where the Commonwealth Siding crossed Princes Road.
Regents Park 1979 A closer view of the semaphore arm for No 4 signal.
Regents Park 1979 The view looking along to Commonwealth Siding towards its junction with the main line.
Regents Park 1979 The view looking along the Commonwealth Siding towards Regents Park, at the Park Road crossing.
Regents Park 1979 The view looking down the Commonwealth Siding after it has crossed Park Road.
Regents Park 1981 The very rarely used Regents Park Junction Box.
Regents Park 1979 The view looking south towards Regents Park from the former Jenkins St. pedestrian bridge. Inbetween the track can be seen the Regents Park Signal Box. The one-time branch to Potts Hill reservoir left the main line on the left side at this point. The Commonwealth Siding can be seen leading behind the bank on the right.
Richmond 1977 CPH 18 with two others draws into the station.
Richmond 1977 The station building and nameboard.
Richmond 1985 The view looking across to the platform, looking in the direction of Sydney.
Richmond 1985 DMU606 sits at the buffer stop at the end of the branch line.
Richmond 1985 DMU 606 has terminated at the station before heading back towards Sydney.
Richmond 1981 A trio of Rail Motors waiting for duty at the Richmond Engine shed with the local landmark of the tall palm tree.
Richmond 1984 The rickety engine shed.
Richmond 1984 The station building.
Richmond 1984 A view looking west across Richmond yard towards the engine shed and station.
Richmond 1984 The Richmond yard diagram, showing the turntable, engine shed and goods shed. The curved line above the platform is all that remains of the former line to Kurrajong.
Richmond Vale No 1 Tunnel 1995 A shot of the western portal.
Richmond Vale No 3 Tunnel 1989 The remains of the Surveyors Creek viaduct, near the tunnel.
Riverstone 1977 An electric train has stopped at Riverstone, at the time the limit for electrification of the line.
Riverstone 1977 736/636 have stopped at the station.
Robertson 1977 CPH32 has paused at Robertson to pick up passengers before resuming its journey to Moss Vale.
Robertson 1977 The nameboard on the platform.
Rocky Ponds 1966 A view of the two platforms and buildings at Rocky Ponds, believed to be looking in the direction of Sydney.
Rocky Ponds 1980 The site of Rocky Ponds station. No trace remains today.
Rookwood 1978 A 442 leads a "U" Interurban train to the west, past the abandoned platforms of Rookwood station.
Rosehill 1992 Another view of the signal box.
Rosehill 1992 A view taken from the overhead footbridge looking towards Clyde showing the skewed platform arrangement, platform mounted signal box - the removed horse unloading platform was located approximately in the distance on the right at the top of the signal post.
Rosehill 1981 The Rosehill block instruments.
Rosehill 1992 The platform-mounted Rosehill signal box (now demolished), looking towards Camellia.
Rosehill 1992 The view of the signal box, looking towards Clyde.
Rosehill 1981 The interior of Rosehill Box.
Rosehill 1982 4904 4915 head up from the Sandown branch with a load of oil tankers past Rosehill (Racecourse) station. Rosehill Signal Box was "switched out" most of the time and usually only used on race days.
Rosewood 1984 A view of the vandalised Rosewood station looking in the up direction.
Roto 1982 8008 heads an up train which has paused for safeworking duties.
Roto 1982 A view of the short platform and station building, looking west.
Roto 1982 The signal diagram.
Roto 1982 The 8-lever frame in the signal box.
Rutherford Racecourse 1992 A view of the approach to the dilapidated racecourse station.
Rutherford Racecourse 1992 The station with one of the old trams sitting adjacent.
Rydalmere 1989 A platform elevation of the now demolished and replaced Rydalmere Station from the then goods yard.
Rydalmere 1990 A closer view of the now demolished and replaced Rydalmere Station looking towards Camellia. Between the short creek crossing and the Up Camellia Landmark signal in the distance is the entry into the now removed Rheem Siding.
Rydalmere 1990 Rydalmere Station looking towards Camellia from the Victoria Road overbridge. This station building and platform has since been demolished and replaced in the same position but on the opposite side of the main line where the short goods sidings are seen in the picture. The Up Camellia Landmark signal is visible in the distance.
Sandgate Cemetery 1992 The station and loop, and up lever frame are still substantially intact, in this view taken 7 years after the short branch was closed.
Sandgate Cemetery 1982 Sandgate Cemetery in 1982 showing a cemetery train which had no passenger traffic, the interest in the train by this time was dead.
Sandown 1992 Sandown signal box, looking towards the end of the line, one part of which curves away to the left behind the signal box towards the Parramatta River. The other siding runs into the Shell Refinery. The Boral Plasterboard factory is in the background on the right.
Sandown 1992 Sandown signal box, before it was demolished.
Sandown 1986 A diesel railmotor set approaches Sandown platform in 1986, looking straight down the line to Camellia.
Sandown 1983 RM's 18 and 12 wait at the stark Sandown platform in 1983.
Sayers Lake 1982 The very minimal steel platform at Sayers Lake, looking east.
Sayers Lake 1982 The view of the station, looking north.
Scarborough 1980 Scarborough Signal Box.
Scarborough 1986 Scarborough diagram showing very little changes over the years.
Scarborough 1986 Scarborough Box was opened in 1916 and by tradition a plate was placed over the door. These were sought after by many a collector. This one remains secure in 1986.
Scarborough 1982 The view looking aouth, at the southern end of the station. On the left is the signal box and former dock siding. Behind the locomotive can be seen the yard and South Clifton Colliery sidings.
Shepherds 1980 A lonely sign stands in this 1980 photo of the location of Shepherds Siding.
Sigway 1983 The basic platform and sign at Sigway.
Silverton 1982 The view looking east towards the station remains.
Silverton 1982 The view looking west towards the small water tank.
Silverton 1982 A closer view of the small elevated water tank.
Silverton 1982 A closer view of the small elevated water tank.
Silverton 1982 The view looking east towards the station and Broken Hill.
Silverton 1982 A scotch block on the track at the western end of the location.
Silverton 1982 A bridge abutment on the Broken Hill side of Silverton.
Silverton 1982 A bridge abutment on the Broken Hill side of Silverton.
Silverton 1982 The remains of a small bridge, looking towards Silverton.
Silverton 1982 Another view of the remains of a small bridge, looking towards Silverton.
Silverton 1982 The view looking from the former bridge along the formation towards Broken Hill.
Silverton 1982 The view looking across the former level crossing towards the famous Silverton Hotel.
South Gundagai 1987 The displaced sleepers from the former crossing over the Hume Highway.
South Gundagai 1987 The cabin used to activate the warning lights at the one-time level crossing over the Hume Highway.
Spring Ridge 1996 8130 pulling an ARHS tour crosses 8215/8141 wheat train at Spring Ridge.
St Heliers 1986 St Heliers Signal Box on was situated between Grasstree and Muswellbrook. This 52 lever box served the junction to the Muswellbrook No.2 Colliery Branch. The utilitarian design of the box was destroyed by a runaway train on August 28th, 1987.
St Heliers 1986 The interior of the St Heliers Signal Box.
St Heliers 1988 After saint heliers signal box was destroyed by a run away coal train there was a temporary signal box erected; this was used for about 2 years.
Stanwell Park 1996 Looking down on Stanwell Park. The station is at the far right, just beyond the tunnel. A "V Set" is heading up the hill towards Sydney.
Stockinbingal 1976 The view looking west along the pair of platforms making up the station.
Stockinbingal 1976 The wooden nameboard, advertising the existence of the branch line to Forbes.
Stockinbingal 1983 Stockinbingal showing two platforms in better times with passenger trains. 44205 and a 48 lead an up freight.
Strathaird 1980 23 years after the line closed, Strathaird still retained its basic shelter and sign board.
Strathaird 1980 The view looking back towards Roslyn, showing the station and overgrown loading bank.
Stroud Road 1982 The goods shed, looking south. The station is on the right.
Stroud Road 1982 The yard and station, looking towards Sydney.
Stroud Road 1982 A closer view of the station.
Stroud Road 1995 The view looking south from the Stroud Road Railway Station.
Sugarloaf Tunnel 1987 The western end of the tunnel, near the site of Six Mile Loop.
Sulphide Junction 1981 A goods train headed by 4474 and 4851 is about to exchange staffs outside the Sulphide Junction signal box. The train appears to be running "wrong road" on the Down Main.
Sydenham 1984 Interior of Sydenham Box showing the 70 mini lever frame although at the time of the photo only the first 59 were in use, all the rest were "spare" or missing and the plates as well.
Table Top 1980 The simplistic Signal Box diagram at Table Top.
Table Top 1980 Table Top station still neat and tidy stands quiet in the early morning of a November day. The Signal Box is to the left on the platform.
Tahmoor 1987 Before extensions and modernization Tahmoor showed itself as a typical country station..
Tahmoor 1980 Tahmoor station seems to be a bike track on a Sunday in 1980.
Tallong 1980 A sleepy Sunday afternoon photo of Tallong station.
Tallong 1980 Interior of Tallong Signal Box showing the blocks instruments.
Tallong 1980 Tallong Signal Box diagram in 1980.
Tallong 1980 A 1980 view of a quiet Tallong station.
Taralga 1980 The view looking up the line of the remains at Taralga. The passenger platform is on the right.
Tarcutta 1984 Tarcutta station had obviously seen better days when this photo was taken in 1984. At the time it was being used as a depot by the Department of Main Roads.
Taree 1987 44209 on the North Mail running 5 hours late passes the gates at Taree North.
Taree 1987 Taree North Diagram in 1987.
Taree 1987 The gates over Macquarie Street, controlled by Taree North signal box.
Taree 1987 Taree North gate wheels and levers were work for the Signalman.
Taree 1987 Taree North Box
Taree 1987 Taree South Box.
Taree 1987 Taree South diagram.
Taree 1987 Taree South diagram close up.
Taree 1987 An assortment of signals, controlled by Taree South signal box.
Taree 1987 Two 80 class locomotives on a south bound freight waiting for clearance.
Taree 1987 Taree yard looking south.
Tarro 1996 A Newcastle-bound Endeavour set pauses momentarily at the unattended station of Tarro. The Coal Roads are visible at the far right.
Tarro 1996 8202 leads an empty coal train past a loaded train at Tarro.
Telegraph Point 1982 The lever frame inside the signal box.
Telegraph Point 1982 A close-up view of the automatic staff exchanger which was ready for a north bound freight.
Telegraph Point 1982 Taken in 1982 shows the how the Station Master was proud of his green thumb and received some local awards for his vegetation displays.
Telegraph Point 1982 The view looking north across the yard towards the station.
Telegraph Point 1982 The view looking south as a north-bound passenger service passes through.
Telegraph Point 1982 The yard diagram.
Temora 1976 A 600 class railcar has stopped to exchange passengers before heading on to Lake Cargelligo.
Temora 1976 The decaying nameboard on the platform, showing the destinations available from Temora.
Tenterfield 1977 The North Mail, hauled by 4441 in tuscan livery, has terminated at Tenterfield before beginning its journey back south.
Tenterfield 1977 The unusual lettering of the station nameboard.
Tenterfield 1996 The brick-faced platform and nameboard in recent times.
Tenterfield 1996 The view from the northern end of the platform.
Tenterfield 1996 The view looking north along the restored platform.
Tenterfield 1996 The view from the southern end of the platform.
Tenterfield 1996 The baggage scales on display at the railway museum.
Tenterfield 1996 A view of the one-time crew barrack building.
Tenterfield 1996 A baggage cart on display at the railway museum.
Tenterfield 1996 A baggage cart on display at the railway museum.
Tenterfield 1996 A baggage cart on display at the railway museum.
Tenterfield 1996 A restored fettler's cart on display at the museum.
Tenterfield 1996 Restored platform signs.
The Rock 1970 A crossing of trains at The Rock.
The Rock 1980 The Rock Signal Box was a classic example of a NSWGR Signal Box down to the ubiquitous finials.
The Rock 1980 Diagram in The Rock Signal Box shows how the station boasted an engine shed, turntable, stockyard are and of course this was the junction to the Oaklands Branch.
The Rock 1980 This unused gas lamp was a reminder of the old days for many years on The Rock station.
The Rock 1980 On a very wet November day in 1980 The Rock station looked dreary except for a bicyclist on the platform.
Thirlmere 1983 The nameboard and station building.
Thirlmere 1993 The view along Thirlmere's platform, looking south towards Mittagong. The RTM premises are out of shot on the right.
Thirroul 1986 Thirroul Signal Box had a tremendous view of the ranges and a decent size yard to look after.
Thirroul 1986 Thirroul Signal Box had a tremendous view of the ranges and a decent size yard to look after.
Thirroul 1986 Thirrould had a Frame B on the south side of the platforms, the diagram shows location and control parameters.
Thirroul 1966 Looking out of the roundhouse north towards the turntable at Thirroul. 5597 was returning to Sydney on a tour to Kiama.
Thirroul 1966 Thirroul's electric turntable looking to the east in October 1966. 5597 was returning to Sydney on a tour to Kiama.
Thirroul 1966 Thirroul yard from near the station looking north in October 1966.
Thornleigh 1981 The view looking south along the down platform.
Thornleigh 1978 View of the 16 lever frame at Thornleigh Signal box.
Tichborne 1986 The overgrown platform still has a signboard.
Tomingley West 1986 The truncated platform still has a primitive shelter and signpost.
Top Points 1980 1072 departing Top Points for the bottom station.
Tottenham 1986 The view looking across at the one-time station building.
Towrang 1980 The original Towrang Signal Box on the truncated platform in 1980.
Towrang 1980 Towrang Signal Box diagram.
Trewilga 1940 Workers pose in front of the sign board on the platform.
Trewilga 1940 Bagged wheat being loaded onto wagons.
Trundle 1986 The view looking across at the station buildings.
Tullamore 1986 The view looking across at the station buildings.
Tumbarumba 1976 The rear of the station building. Some graffiti on the building reads, "Tumba Railway + RIP".
Tumbarumba 1987 A close up of the wooden-faced platform and station building. The area is still in good condition considering it is 13 years since the last train ran.
Tumbarumba 1987 Another view of the station and surrounding area.
Tumut 1976 The A Frame and diagram at Tumut.
Tumut 1976 Passengers and staff wander on the station, as CPHs 11 and 1 wait before starting on the return journey.
Ungarie 1983 Railset 704 604 have stopped at Ungarie before heading south towards Sydney.
Uralla 1992 The view looking north as 4484 heads a northbound train through the station.
Urana 1980 Urana station is looking rather disheveled in this 1980 photograph.
Urana 1980 The diagram in the signal box.
Urana 1980 Urana was a staff exchange station in 1980. Boree Creek has lost its staff station status at this time, as evidenced by the new label.
Urangeline East 1980 A view of the station 5 years after closure.
Uranquinty 1980 This 1980 picture of Uranquinty station shows it still in use and boasting a station staff.
Uranquinty 1980 4201 resplendent in "125" colours sits alone in the loop in Uranquinty after detaching itself from a short freight from the south and awaits the arrival of 4822 from the north.
Uranquinty 1980 Uranquinty Signal Box diagram.
Uranquinty 1980 Uranquinty was the junction for the Kywong branch which was closed 5 years earlier, but the staff and ticket box still remained in the Signal Box.
Uranquinty 1980 4201 in patriotic green and gold trundles into Uranquinty yard with a short freight from the south in 1980. Even the well-utilised "S" trucks still were in use.
Vales Point Coal Unloader 1982 A 442 class loco at the head of a train being unloaded on the balloon loop.
Valley Heights 1993 A view of the turntable and surrounding roundhouse.
Villawood 1980 The view looking west towards the station and the Southern Portland Cement sidings.
Vineyard 1984 A very tattered Vineyard station in 1984.
Wagga Wagga 1980 Wagga diagram as it appeared in 1980, the Tumbarumba branch can be seen top left.
Wagga Wagga 1980 A close up view of Wagga's diagram showing the positions of the frames.
Wagga Wagga 1980 Frame D controlled the operations of points & catch points between the 2 loco sidings and Nos 1, 2 & 3 sidings. 1.
Wagga Wagga 1980 Frame E controlled the points from the through road to No.1 Siding which became the branch to Tumbarumba. 6E controlled the signal from the siding to the branch which was linked to a clearance bar.
Wagga Wagga 1980 Frame F controlled the crossover and slip points between the through & platform roads and also the No.2 goods siding which lead to the North Dock.
Wagga Wagga 1980 A very late running No.4 Spirit of Progress due to locomotive failure sits opposite the Signal Box at Wagga Wagga. The view looking south shows the rear of the train with the two sleeping cars.
Wagga Wagga 1980 The Signal Box in 1980.
Wagga Wagga 1980 The staff instruments to Kapooka (left) & Bomen on the right. 1980.
Wagga Wagga 1980 42217, 4438 & 48134 head north on a freight in 1980. Note the slip points on frame F have just been disconnected. Yard simplification had just started.
Wakool 1910 A historic photo of Wakool Station.
Walla Walla 1980 The station is rather the worse for wear in this photo.
Wallangarra 1988 A shot of part of the dual gauge triangle in the yard. This is at the top of the wye, with the main line running from the south (left) to the north (right) in the background. The south leg on the left is standard gauge. The narrow gauge south leg is visible just behind the person standing on the rail.
Wallangarra 1988 A close up of view of the water column on the NSW Railway side of the station.
Wallangarra 1988 A view showing the Queensland Railway bull-nose awning as against the NSW Railways flat-style awning. In the background is Queensland locomotive 1503.
Wallangarra 1996 The view of the New South Wales platform at Wallangarra, viewed from the NSW end.
Wallangarra 1996 The view of the Queensland platform at Wallangarra, viewed from the NSW end. QR was still running trains to Wallangarra at this time.
Wallarobba 1982 The view looking back up the line in the direction of Sydney.
Wallarobba 1982 A closer view of the up end of the station, including the name board.
Wallarobba 1982 The mens toilets, at the up end of the station.
Wallarobba 1982 The view looking north along the station.
Wallerawang 1996 5910 has just been given the go-ahead to depart the station on a tour to Clandulla.
Warwick Farm Junction 1983 The one-time Warwick Farm Junction Signal Box. This sat on the down side of the line, just before the down-side facing junction.
Warwick Farm Junction 1985 This unusual lever was released by a key held at Cabramatta Jct Box. This duplex lock lever was released by a key held at Cabramatta Jct Signal Box and the lever's purpose was to engage or shut down a switch to the overhead lines giving the trains power to travel the Racecourse Branch.
Warwick Farm Junction 1985 1985 still saw mid week race trains to Warwick farm Racecourse. Here is a race train coming from the Racecourse Branch onto the up line to head to Sydney Central.
Warwick Farm Junction 1983 This tiny Box was only open on race days serving the branch to the racecourse.
Warwick Farm Racecourse 1980 The Warwick Farm Racecourse Signal Box sat opposite the up end of the the platform. The tracks from left to right are the dead-end Car Siding, the crossover from the Run Around Siding and the Platform Road.
Warwick Farm Racecourse 1978 The signals protecting the Hume Highway level crossing, in this view looking towards the racecourse.. In the foreground is the Down Home and in the background is the Up Starting signal. Both signal were controlled from the Racecourse Box.
Warwick Farm Racecourse 1986 A mid-week Warwick Farm single deck racetrain approaches the grassy platform in 1986. The Signal Box only used on race days and contained 20 levers. Lever 17 had the key for Frame B which controlled the points for the horse dock siding.
Warwick Farm Racecourse 1986 1986 sees a double deck suburban on the Racecourse mid week special.
Warwick Farm Racecourse 1984 The Warwick Farm Racecourse line crossed the Hume Highway and it was the somewhat dangerous job of flagmen to try and stop the traffic. The signal behind the train pulled "off" was controlled from lever 3 in the Junction Box.
Warwick Farm Racecourse 1984 1984 sees a single deck train for the mid week gamblers. The racecourse did not run too many races in the week through a year.
Warwick Farm Racecourse 1984 A mid week gambler special returns from Warwick Farm Racecourse along the branch to head to Sydney.
Warwick Farm Racecourse 1984 1984 sees the single deck train at Warwick Farm Racecourse discharging passengers for an afternoon of betting.
Waterfall Tunnel 1914 A copy of a photograph showing the tunnel being opened out.
Wee Waa 1990 A photograph of the station when it was still manned.
Wee Waa 1975 A view of the one-time goods shed, looking in the direction of Walgett. The shed is now gone, but the crane remains.
Wee Waa 1975 The jib crane at the down end of the goods shed platform.
Wee Waa 1975 The water tank that was located at the up end of the yard. The weighbridge cabin is visible on the far right.
Wee Waa 1975 The view looking up the line past the elevated water tank.
Wellington 1982 A down goods train headed by a 44-class enters the yard. On the right are the goods shed and loading back.
Wellington 1982 A view of the 6 lever A frame with yard diagram.
Wellington 1982 A goods service has stopped for the exchange of safeworking tokens.
Wellington 1982 A closer view of the yard diagram next to the A frame.
Wellington 1982 The view looking north from the footbridge.
Wellington 1982 The view looking south as an Up Wheat train passes through the yard. The former locomotive servicing facilities were located in the grassy area opposite the goods shed.
Wellington 1982 A view looking up the line towards the goods shed, loading bank and silos.
Wellington 1982 The view looking south as an up wheat train clears the station.
Werris Creek 1996 The view of the station building from the footbridge to the north. The Main North is in the centre, the branch to Mungindi is behind the station buildings.
Werris Creek 1996 The station from the south. The train in the platform is on a tour.
Werris Creek 1996 The signal diagram at the station.
Werris Creek 1988 The metal signwork at the entrance to Werris Creek Loco.
West Ryde 1979 West Ryde Signal box on the south end of the down platform. Behind and below the box is the Victoria Road underbridge.
West Tamworth 1963 An aerial view of the station area from 1963.
West Wyalong 1981 The name board and 2-arm semaphore signal.
West Wyalong 1991 4809, 4823 and 4846 haul an up wheat train through West Wyalong.
Whitton 1996 The abandoned platform at Whitton is dominated by the old water tank.
Willigam 1980 The passenger platform (left) and loading bank (right) are still visible in this 1980 photograph of the area. This view is looking back towards Roslyn.
Willow Tree 1990 A view of the station with three modified 45 classes doing bank enging work.
Wimbledon 1981 An up wheat train passing through Wimbledon station in December 1981. The Loop and Goods Siding are at right, with the railway residence visible in background.
Windsor 1984 Windsor's Signal Box diagram in 1984.
Wingello 1980 The diagram in Wingello box.
Wingello 1980 A 1980 picture showing the interior of Wingello Signal Box showing the block instruments.
Wingello 1980 Wingello station on a spring Sunday afternoon in 1980.
Wingen 1979 The automatic staff exchanger has been set up ready for the approaching south-bound train.
Wingen 1967 5242 heads No 239 Goods on its way north. The station can be seen in the distance onthe right hand side of the line.
Wingen 1967 5242 has paused as Wingen before continuing north with No 239 Goods.
Wingen 1977 The view looking south along the station with a DEB set visible in the distance.
Wingen 1977 DEB set with 909 leading has stopped briefly before heading north.
Wingen 1977 Wingen Signal box, on the down side of the line.
Wollar Gap Tunnel 1992 Looking through Wollar Gap Tunnel from the east, with an up train approaching.
Wolli Creek 1981 The view looking towards the city and Wolli Creek junction, from the Down Illawarra Local line.
Wolli Creek 1981 The interior of Wolli Creek signal box, showing the levers and track diagram.
Wolli Creek 1985 Wolli Creek Junction Signal Box served the junction of the Illawarra and East Hills lines, and now the Airport Line. This contained pistol grip controls.
Wolli Creek 1986 The diagram in Wolli Creek Junction Signal Box showing the line to East Hills running behind the Box.
Wollongong 1977 A couple of passengers check out the interior of CPH32 in the down dock.
Wollongong 1977 A CPH railcar sits on the down dock on the left, while a southbound train of Budd cars allows passengers to disembark.
Wondabyne 1968 A north-bound goods train headed by a 46-class loco is passing along Mullet Creek before approaching Wondabyne.
Wongawilli Colliery 1996 Ex-FreightRail locomotives 101 and 102 approaching the colliery to pick up some loaded coal wagons.
Wongawilli Colliery 1996 Ex-Goldsworthy loco D49 (now withdrawn from service) begins the descent towards the main line with a loaded coal train.
Woodford 1919 A photo of a photo held at National Trust's (NSW) Woodford Academy. It shows Woodford Station and the signal box which was removed in the late 1950's. The photo has been estimated to have been taken circa 1919, dated from the people and the items in the photo. The original single line cutting dating back to 1867 and by passed by 1896 can be seen slightly above and to the right of the D on the Woodford sign on the platform. The original highway can also be seen behind this sign which now forms the lower carpark at Woodford Station. At least 2 station staff can also be seen in this photo.
Woodford 1980 8506/7/8 head an up coal train near the Woodford Bends.
Woodville Junction 1986 Woodville Junction Box, located underneath Donald Street overpass.
Woodville Junction 1986 Woodville Junction Box, located underneath Donald Street overpass.
Woodville Junction 1986 The diagram inside Woodville Junction Box.
Woodville Junction 1986 The diagram inside Woodville Junction Box.
Wyalong 1977 Diesel railcar 603 has paused at Wyalong Central.
Wyalong 1981 The view looking along the platform towards Lake Cargelligo.
Wyalong 1981 Another view looking along the platform.
Wyalong 1981 The outside lever frame and signal diagram.
Wyalong 1991 4809/4823/4846 have paused for safeworking duties. Note that the lever frame is still in position.
Wyalong 1991 4809 at the head of an up train that has stopped for safeworking. The building on the right is the goods shed.
Wyalong 1991 The rear of the safeworking hut after the demolition of the station. The lever frame is still in use.
Wyanga 1986 The platform and signboard are still present at Wyanga.
Yagobie 1973 Fred Hood stands on the wooden-faced platform, still sporting its name board.
Yanderra 1980 Yanderra station site in 1980 still shows the loading dock looking south.
Yarra 1980 The location of the one-time station of Yarra, looking in the down direction.
Yass Junction 1980 Yass Junction block instruments for the up and down lines to Bowning.
Yass Junction 1980 Yass Junction Signal Box in happier times showing the signal from the Yass Tramway to the goods siding which was pulled by lever 12.
Yass Junction 1980 The diagram for Yass Junction, the line to Yass Town can be seen at the lower left.
Yass Junction 1980 The levers show how the line to Yass Town was called a Tramway (no's 9 & 12).
Yass Junction 1980 Old NSWGR English is shown on the Yass Junction sign in 1980 with the word "alight".
Yass Junction 1980 The Staff and Ticket box for the Yass Town branch at Yass Junction.
Yass Town 1980 Prior to formal closure and well before preservation, a white and bright Yass Town Station sits forlorn and empty in 1980.
Yass Town 1980 Looking along Dutton St. from the start of the Yass Town yard in 1980. Many a short train rumbled along here.
Yass Town 1980 Yass Town station and yard stands empty in 1980.
Yennora 1985 The Yennora B lever frame, located on the south leg of the triangle leading to the Wool Sidings. This leg was very rarely used.
Yerong Creek 1980 A relative well worked crossing loop on the single line of the main south was Yerong Creek shown here with a signal box in need of attention in 1980. This is the view looking south towards Albury.
Yerrinbool 1990 A view of the signal box on the up platform.
Yerrinbool 1990 The front of the small signal box located on the up platform.
Yerrinbool 1990 The former short Up Refuge siding at the southern end of the station.
Yerrinbool 1980 Yerrinbool track diagram in 1980.
Yerrinbool 1980 Yerrinbool train locator board where the lights glow showing train progress, 1980.
Yumbunga 1981 4836 heads south with a load of empty open wagons through the one-time crossing loop at Yumbunga.
Zig Zag 1968 The view looking south-west towards the Zig-Zag. The Top Road viaduct is visible in the distance, behind the cuttings for the Middle Road. At the bottom is the main line.
Zig Zag 1980 All three roads of the Zig Zag can be seen here. The smoke is from a train emerging from the tunnel on the middle road.