Kerang railway station

Kerang railway station is a railway station on the Piangil line in Victoria, Australia, serving the town of Kerang.[1]

Kerang
PTV regional rail station
Station platform in June 2015
LocationBoundary Street
Kerang, Victoria 3579
Australia
Coordinates35°43′59″S 143°55′27″E
Owned byVicTrack
Operated byV/Line
Line(s)Piangil
Distance288.89 kilometres from Southern Cross
Platforms1
Tracks4
Train operatorsV/Line
Construction
Structure typeAt-grade
Parking10 spaces
Disabled accessYes
Other information
StatusOperational, staffed
Station codeKER
Fare zone25
WebsitePublic Transport Victoria
ElectrifiedNo
Services
Preceding station   V/Line   Following station
Terminus
Swan Hill line
Closed station navigation
Preceding station   Disused railways   Following station
Lake Boga   Piangil line   Macorna

Kerang was once the junction station to the former rail lines to Koondrook and to Stony Crossing.

A number of sidings opposite the station were removed in 1991.[2]

Disused station Macorna is located between Kerang and Pyramid, while demolished station Lake Boga was located between Kerang and Swan Hill.

The platform at Kerang was reconstructed and resurfaced in January 2019.[3]

Platforms & services

Kerang has a single side platform, serviced by V/Line Swan Hill line services between Swan Hill and Southern Cross in both directions.[4]

Kerang is also served by V/Line BendigoSwan Hill/Mildura road coach services.[4][5]

Kerang train crash

On 5 June 2007, a fatal crash occurred between a train and a semi-trailer at a level crossing north of Kerang. Eleven people died, all of whom were passengers.

References

  1. Kerang Vicsig
  2. "Works". Newsrail. Australian Railway Historical Society. June 1991. p. 187.
  3. "New station platform at Kerang takes shape". V/Line - Regional public transport for Victoria. Retrieved 5 February 2019.
  4. Swan Hill - Melbourne timetable Public Transport Victoria
  5. Mildura - Melbourne timetable Public Transport Victoria
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