COR Platform Station

Station
Line: Geelong and Warrnambool
Distance from Melbourne: 15.688 km
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Opened: May 16, 1927
Closed: October 22, 1967

The platform was opened to serve workers at the adjacent Commonwealth Oil Refinery works on August 6, 1927. It was closed in October 1959, but another source says that the platform was not abolished until October 1967, this coincidentally being when the line through it was duplicated.

Events


May 16, 1927 Opened
October 22, 1967 Closed
Line Opened
June 25, 1857 Line officially opened between Geelong and at temporary terminus at Greenwich. A ferry was used the complete the journey to Melbourne
October 3, 1857 Temporary Greenwich terminal and stub line closed. Geelong line now connected to the partially completed Williamstown line. A ferry complete the journey from Williamstown to Melbourne
January 17, 1859 Williamstown line finally completed to Melbourne. Geelong trains can now operate direct to Spencer Street Station
Track Amplified
October 22, 1967 Line duplicated Altona Junction to Laverton

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