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#1
Koolkhan to Casino / Bonalbo Siding
April 05, 2024, 09:02:14 AM
Type : Siding
Line : North Coast Line
Distance from Sydney : 803.658km
Opened : Unknown
Closed : Unknown
Status : Closed
Name meaning :
Notes : Up facing siding on the Down side of the line, start of the partially constructed but never completed Bonalbo branch. Used as a storage siding for many years.
#2
Koolkhan to Casino / Shell & Simpson's Siding
April 05, 2024, 08:53:26 AM
Type : Siding
Line : North Coast Line
Distance from Sydney : 802.779km
Opened : Unknown
Closed : Unknown
Status : Closed
Name meaning :
Notes : Down side loop siding, 362 feet in length, served the Shell Depot and a sawmill, may have been named Bennett's at one stage.
#3
Koolkhan to Casino / Tomki Shire Siding
April 05, 2024, 07:07:52 AM
Type : Siding
Line : North Coast Line
Distance from Sydney : 802.779km
Opened : 29th December 1908
Closed : 17th May 1932 (per WN20 of 1932)
Status : Closed
Name meaning :
Notes : Up side loop siding
#4
Nemingha to Armidale / Warrungen Loop
April 03, 2024, 04:23:19 PM
Type : Loop
Line : Main North Line
Distance from Sydney : 504.679km
Opened : 19 April 1921, re-opened 13 February 1944
Closed : 19 January 1944, July 1962 (final closure)
Status : Closed
Name meaning :
Notes :
#5
Nemingha to Armidale / Danglemah
April 03, 2024, 04:08:22 PM
Type : Loop
Line : Main North Line
Distance from Sydney : 495.400km
Opened : February 1897 (as Jamiesons Siding)
Closed : 1st October 1985
Status : Closed
Name meaning :
Notes : Renamed to Cooringet 28 October 1912, renamed to Dangelmah 2 June 1918. Opened with a 406 yard loop.
#6
Nemingha to Armidale / Limbri
March 19, 2024, 01:28:23 PM
Type : Station
Line : Main North Line
Distance from Sydney : 484.915km
Opened : 1885 (as Farquarsons)
Closed : 3 August 1983
Status : Closed
Name meaning :
Notes : Renamed to Limbri 14 December 1893. Station was on the Down side of the line. A short dead end goods siding was accessed from the Up end of the yard on the Down side of the track, this was abolished 21 October 1975. 30' sleeper platform built in 1940 (WN52 December 1940). The location had a north and south signal box and a ganger's house.
#7
Nemingha to Armidale / Limbri Loop
March 19, 2024, 01:24:35 PM
Type : Loop
Line : Main North Line
Distance from Sydney : 484.725km
Opened : 19 December 1921
Closed : 3 August 1983
Status : Closed
Name meaning :
Notes :
#8
Nemingha to Armidale / Kootingal
March 05, 2024, 08:46:09 AM
Type : Station
Line : Main North Line
Distance from Sydney : 472.100km
Opened : 9th January 1882 as Moonbi
Closed : n/a
Status : In use
Name meaning :
Notes : Name changed to Kootingal 20th April 1914. It was the terminus of the line until it was extended to Uralla on 2 August 1882. The station has a passing loop.
#9
Nemingha to Armidale / Tintinhull
March 03, 2024, 09:33:51 AM
Type : Station
Line : Main North Line
Distance from Sydney : 465.773km
Opened : 1885
Closed : 11th December 1971
Status : Closed
Name meaning : Tintinhull is reported to have been settled by immigrants from the same named village in the county of Somerset, England.
Notes : Down side platform
#10
Nemingha to Armidale / Nemingha
March 02, 2024, 08:32:56 AM
Type : Station
Line : Main North Line
Distance from Sydney : 462.136km
Opened : 10th August 1896
Closed : 29th October 1985
Status : Closed
Name meaning : Aboriginal word "Nemengha," which means "a place of many birds"
Notes : Platform added in 1907. Cement service ceased early 2000s.
#11
Werris Creek to Tamworth / Tamworth
March 02, 2024, 07:38:40 AM
Type : Station
Line : Main North Line
Distance from Sydney : 455.100km
Opened : 9th January 1882
Closed : n/a
Status : In use
Name meaning : After Tamworth, Staffordshire, England
Notes :
#12
Werris Creek to Tamworth / West Tamworth
March 01, 2024, 09:51:11 AM
Type : Station
Line : Main North Line
Distance from Sydney : 452.700km
Opened : 14th October 1878 as Tamworth
Closed : n/a
Status : In use
Name meaning : After Tamworth, Staffordshire, England
Notes : 9th January 1882 - renamed West Tamworth. Station is now a staff platform and has no passenger facilities. Barraba branch joins the main line at the location. 60' manual turntable was installed.
#13
Werris Creek to Tamworth / Warral
March 01, 2024, 09:17:12 AM
Type : Station
Line : Main North Line
Distance from Sydney : 443.900km
Opened : 1 November 1910 as Winton Road Siding
Closed : 20th February 1975
Status : Closed
Name meaning : Original name after the location
Notes : 11th February 1911 - renamed Warrall, October 1916 - platform added
#14
Werris Creek to Tamworth / Duri
February 29, 2024, 03:47:53 PM
Type : Station
Line : Main North Line
Distance from Sydney : 436.280km
Opened : 10th September 1879
Closed : 22nd October 1985
Status : Closed
Name meaning : Unknown
Notes :
#15
Werris Creek to Tamworth / Belgamba
February 29, 2024, 03:39:14 PM
Type : Station/Other
Line : Main North Line
Distance from Sydney : 430.157km
Opened : 10th October 1937
Closed : 16th October 1971 (Station)
Status : In use
Name meaning : Unknown
Notes : Probably a platform associated with a nearby property. Belgamba is a Train Order Working location at which main line loading is permitted. A Shunt Order is required to load a train at Belgamba.

Yard limits:

Down YARD LIMIT 428.015 km.
Up YARD LIMIT 432.005 km.

Shunting limits:

Up SHUNT LIMIT 428.690 km.
Down SHUNT LIMIT 430.900 km.
#16
Werris Creek to Tamworth / Currabubula
February 29, 2024, 01:42:52 PM
Type : Station
Line : Main North Line
Distance from Sydney : 424.510km
Opened : 14th October 1878
Closed : 22 October 1985
Status : Closed
Name meaning : Aboriginal word "Carrobobella"
Notes :
#17
Werris Creek to Tamworth / Warrigundi
February 29, 2024, 01:28:30 PM
Type : Station
Line : Main North Line
Distance from Sydney : 418.040km
Opened : 1886 as Terrible Vale, renamed to Warrigundi 14/02/1913
Closed : 28 February 1975
Status : Closed
Name meaning : Unknown
Notes : Terrible Vale was the name of the grant given to W.T. Taylor in March 1846, a homestead by the name of Warrigundi still exists near to the location of the station. The station was probably built to service the property as there is no nearby settlement. The platform was on the Up side of the line. A loop siding was installed in April 1902 and abolished on 21/7/1953, removed 30/7/1953. The 360 metre siding had a loading bank.
#18
Werris Creek to Tamworth / Werris Creek
February 29, 2024, 11:33:44 AM
Type : Station
Line : Main North Line
Distance from Sydney : 410.700km
Opened : 14/10/1878 (moved 1880)
Closed : n/a
Status : Open
Name meaning : "Werris" appears to derive from an Aboriginal word first written as "Weia Weia", but the exact meaning is not known. There is a similar aboriginal word pronounced "werai", which means "look out", which might be related, because there are prominent hills in the area. In earlier years, Werris was written in a variety of ways, including Werres, Werries and Weery's.
Notes : Junction for the Mungindi branch
#19
Miscellaneous Topics / Train Consists
February 11, 2024, 07:51:33 AM
Here are some consist for the North Coast Overnight Express once again some consists don't include the engine number, note the use of a PHV & KB mail vans.
Greg Riddel
#20
Dorrigo Branch / Construction Siding
December 13, 2023, 09:02:20 AM
Type : Siding
Line : Dorrigo Branch
Distance from Sydney : 653.414km
Opened : Prior to the branch opening
Closed : 11/07/1929
Status : Closed
Name meaning : n/a
Notes :