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.[1]

Cobar railway station
LocationCobar railway line, Cobar, Cobar Shire, New South Wales, Australia
Coordinates31.4921°S 145.8393°E / -31.4921; 145.8393
OwnerRailCorp
Official name: Cobar Railway Station and yard
Typestate heritage (complex / group)
Designated2 April 1999
Reference no.1114
TypeRailway Platform/ Station
CategoryTransport - Rail
Location of Cobar railway station in New South Wales

History

Passenger services to the station ceased c. 1976.[2]

Description

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.[1]

Heritage listing

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.[1]

Cobar railway station and yard 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]

See also

References

  1. "Cobar Railway Station and yard". New South Wales State Heritage Register. Office of Environment and Heritage. H01114. Retrieved 2 June 2018.
  2. "Cobar Railway Station Group". State Heritage Inventory. Office of Environment and Heritage. Archived from the original on 1 July 2018. Retrieved 1 July 2018.

Attribution

This Wikipedia article was originally based on Cobar Railway Station and yard, entry number 01114 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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