Henty railway station

Henty railway station is heritage-listed railway station located on the Main South line in New South Wales, Australia. It serves the town of Henty. It was added to the New South Wales State Heritage Register on 2 April 1999.[1]

History

Henty station opened in 1880 as Doodle Cooma. It was renamed Henty on 4 February 1891, and relocated to its present site in 1904.[2][3] Opposite the platform lies a passing loop.

Services

Henty is served by two daily NSW TrainLink XPT services in each direction operating between Sydney and Melbourne.[4]

Platform Line Stopping pattern Notes
1 services to Sydney Central & Melbourne

Description

The heritage-listed station complex includes the main station building, which is a timber building of type 7 design with a skillion roof completed in 1904, the brick platform dating from c. 1880, and the goods shed, built from corrugated iron with dimensions of 45'x17' and a curved semi-elliptical roof.[1]

Heritage listing

This site contains a range of items not often found together comprising a simple skillion roof timber station building with a rare curved roof goods shed, one of the few remaining and an early gatehouse of which several are found on that section of line. Individually the goods shed is of high significance and together they form an important group of buildings. They are also prominent in the centre of the small town of Henty on the main street.[1]

Henty railway station was listed on the New South Wales State Heritage Register on 2 April 1999 having satisfied the following criteria.[1]

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

This item is assessed as historically rare. This item is assessed as arch. rare. This item is assessed as socially rare.[1]

References

  1. ^ a b c d e "Henty Railway Station and yard group". New South Wales State Heritage Register. Office of Environment and Heritage. H01169. Retrieved 2 June 2018.
  2. ^ Henty Station NSWrail.net
  3. ^ Henty Railway Precinct NSW Environment & Heritage
  4. ^ "Southern timetable" (PDF). NSW Trainlink. 30 September 2018.

Attribution

CC-BY-icon-80x15.png This Wikipedia article contains material from Henty Railway Station and yard group, entry number 01169 in the New South Wales State Heritage Register published by the State of New South Wales and Office of Environment and Heritage 2018 under CC-BY 4.0 licence, accessed on 2 June 2018.

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