Lakers Siding

Line: Queenscliff
Distance from Melbourne: 104.202 km
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Opened: November 16, 1959
Closed: November 6, 1976

Opened to serve the Laker family's shell grit plant, up to 1000 tons of grit was despatched every week. A concrete platform and elevated loading bins were provided to assist in handling the traffic.

The destination of the shell grit was the Australian Glass Co. plant at Spotswood, forming the main traffic on the line until the plant changed suppliers in 1973.


November 16, 1959 Opened
January 1, 1973 Shell grit traffic ceases (this year)
November 6, 1976 Closed
Line Opened
May 21, 1879 Line opened Queenscliff Junction to Queenscliff
Line Closed
November 6, 1976 Line closed Cheetham's Siding to Queenscliff



NOTE: Diagrams are not to scale.

 Lakers Siding on opening