Cobar railway station
Cobar railway station is a heritage-listed former railway station on the Cobar railway line at Cobar, Cobar Shire, New South Wales, Australia. The property is owned by RailCorp, an agency of the Government of New South Wales. It was added to the New South Wales State Heritage Register on 2 April 1999.
|Cobar railway station|
|Location||Cobar railway line, Cobar, Cobar Shire, New South Wales, Australia|
|Official name: Cobar Railway Station and yard|
|Type||state heritage (complex / group)|
|Designated||2 April 1999|
|Type||Railway Platform/ Station|
|Category||Transport - Rail|
Location of Cobar railway station in New South Wales
The heritage-listed complex consists of a brick station building of a type 4 standard roadside third class design with brackets and a timber faced platform, dating from 1892, the former railway barracks and a loading bank.
Cobar station is an excellent station building from the peak period of railway construction at a remote location at the end of a branch line built to serve the mining activity in the area, a role still played today. The building represents the finest construction and detailing and is in excellent original condition. It is an important civic building in Cobar and an important element of the States railway history.
Cobar railway station and yard was listed on the New South Wales State Heritage Register on 2 April 1999 having satisfied the following criteria.
The place possesses uncommon, rare or endangered aspects of the cultural or natural history of New South Wales.
- "Cobar Railway Station and yard". New South Wales State Heritage Register. Office of Environment and Heritage. H01114. Retrieved 2 June 2018.
- "Cobar Railway Station Group". State Heritage Inventory. Office of Environment and Heritage. Archived from the original on 1 July 2018. Retrieved 1 July 2018.