Crossing Loop
Line: Geelong and Warrnambool
Distance from Melbourne: 25.200 km
Track Diagram: View
Opened: May 15, 1928
Closed: September 1, 1968

Drome opened as an unattended crossing loop in 1928 in the long section Laverton - Werribee. Remote control was provided from Werribee in 1931. It closed in 1968 with the duplication of the line either side.


May 15, 1928 Opened
September 1, 1968 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
September 1, 1968 Line duplicated Laverton to Werribee
May 15, 1928 Drome opened. Automatic and Track Control section now Laverton - Drome - Werribee
September 1, 1968 Drome closed. Automatic and Track Control section now Laverton - Werribee