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Helidon railway station

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Location  Turner Street, Helidon
Operated by  Traveltrain
Tracks  2
Owner  Queensland Rail
Owned by  Queensland Rail
Line(s)  Main
Opened  1866
Platforms in use  1
Helidon railway station
Distance  115.27 kilometres from Central
Address  Helidon QLD 4344, Australia
Similar  Oakey railway station, Gatton railway station, Bulimba Memorial Park, Hayman Island, Wet Tropics of Queensland

Helidon railway station is located on the Main line in Queensland, Australia. It serves the town of Helidon in the Lockyer Valley Region. The station has one platform with a passing loop, opening in 1866.

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History

An 1891 Railway Tourist Guide says this of Helidon Station:

"Thence across open forest flats and rolling ridges with red box gums , silver leaf ironbark, and apple tree ; ranges showing in the background to the north and south, until the arrival at Helidon, 72 miles from Brisbane at 462 feet altitude. Here is a well-appointed refreshment room where the traveller can obtain a regular lunch, or sandwiches, tea, coffee, milk or any hotel beverage at the bar. Two miles from here is the Helidon Spa water spring"

Services

Helidon is served by Traveltrain's twice weekly Westlander service travelling between Brisbane and Charleville.

References

Helidon railway station Wikipedia


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