Timeline of Albury Railway

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The construction of an engine shed, turntable pit, and coal stage started.

Feb 1880 - april 1880

Albury was connected with Sydney through railway.

february 1881 - april 1881

On the 26th of January, the new building was opened.

january 1882 - february 1882

A ten ton crane and a cart weighbridge were installed.

february 1882 - april 1882

Murray River Rail Bridge was completed which linked NSW with Victoria.

february 1883 - april 1883

Refreshment rooms, a temporary customs office and a new goods shed were added.

june 1883 - july 1883

An engine shed, new platform and a much more improved goods shed were installed.

july 1884 - august 1884

The station and southern end of the yard were intertwined.

july 1887 - august 1887

There were some alterations to the barracks.

january 1890 - february 1890

The North yard was now interlocked with the rest.

february 1891 - april 1891

Extension of the platform.

january 1892 - february 1892

Elimination of tariffs and customs due to federation.

january 1901 - february 1901

Another extension of the platform.

february 1902 - april 1902

The original turntable of 15.240m in length was increased to 18.288m.

february 1904 - april 1904

The first covering of the platform was built.

may 1907 - june 1907

The turntable was again extended to 22.860m in length.

february 1926 - april 1926

The covering of the platform was considerably increased.

february 1944 - april 1944

A coal stage was introduced.

february 1950 - march 1950

introduction of standard gauge track between Albury and Melbourne.

february 1961 - april 1961

Nearly all of the transshipment sheds at Albury railway were destroyed

january 1970 - january 1985

The Hume Highway bypass was constructed.

february 2005 - april 2005

The demolition of the Wilson Street footbridge and the Dean Street over bridge.

april 2006 - may 2006