Geelong - Ballarat Line

Photos of the line via North Geelong, Gheringhap, Meredith and Warrenheip.

North Geelong C

October 18, 2008
North Geelong C signal box, and associated yard and sidings

Simsmetal Siding

April 04, 2009

Furner Avenue

March 06, 2013

Anakie Road

March 06, 2011
From the Rollins Road / Cowies Creek bridge

Moorabool

August 03, 2008
Moorabool Viaduct and the former station

Moorabool Viaduct

October 16, 2008

Gheringhap

August 01, 2009
Gheringhap Loop and approaches

Bannockburn

August 31, 2008
Bannockburn station. The station building remains in private ownership
A trial 'VaMoS' crossing system manufactured by Schweizer Electronic and supplied by KH1 of Australia has been installed at Russell Street in Lethbridge. The system is intended to be installed at user worked crossings, and is powered by a solar charged bank of batteries.

Lethbridge

September 12, 2009
Lethbridge station remains, but was unoccupied when I was there

Lethbridge Quarry

February 21, 2007
The quarry at the Ballarat end of Lethbridge one had its own siding

Lethbridge - Meredith

February 21, 2007
Photos of the line between Lethbridge and Meredith

Meredith

September 12, 2009
The station building at Meredith still exists in private ownership. The signal frame and crossing loop also remain, but are not used anymore

Elaine

February 21, 2007
Elaine station has been removed

Elaine - Lal Lal

February 21, 2007
Photos of the line between Elaine and Lal Lal

Lal Lal Racecourse

September 06, 2008
At the down end of Lal Lal was a short branch line headed north-east to Lal Lal Falls and the nearby racecourse. Opened in 1886 the last race meeting was held in 1938 and the line was dismantled soon after

Lal Lal

September 06, 2008
Lal Lal station remains today in private ownership. The crossing loop also remains but is clipped out of use

Lal Lal block point

February 21, 2007
A few more kms down the line is the block point of the same name - just a radio antenna, solar panel and a sign

Yendon

February 21, 2007
Yendon station has been removed

Navigator

February 21, 2007
Navigator station has also been removed

Warrenheip

September 12, 2009
The station at Warrenheip has been removed, but an unattended crossing loop remains on the Geelong - Ballarat line. The main Ballarat line runs alongside