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Braybrook Junction Railway Station

Hampshire Rd, Braybrook Junction

Braybrook Junction Station


Location: Hampshire Rd, Braybook Junction.

Distance from Spencer Street Station (Southern Cross Station): – 12.26km (7.62 miles).


Key Dates:

1884 – Line from Braybrook Junction to Melton opened.

1885 - Braybrook Junction Station opened for passage traffic but no booking office or other accommodation is provided.

1886 – Portable booking office and waiting room are provided.

1888 – Suburban train services commence running between Spencer Street Station (Southern Cross Station) and Braybrook Junction. Suburban rail line extended to St. Albans.

1896 – New signal box and station building installed.

1905 – Station opened for the receipt of light goods

1907 – Hugh Victor McKay requests for a footbridge to be over the line at Devonshire Rd from his factory to McKay Gardens and workers homes. Harvester works moved from Ballarat to Braybrook Junction. Braybrook Junction Station renamed to Sunshine.

See Sunshine Station for more info.


Station Masters:

1890 – Thomas Cahir.

1890 – Donald Campbell.

1898 – Patrick Albert Delahenty.

1905 – John Wignall.

1907 – George Michael Daniell.

1907 – Thomas Buck

1907 – John Gregory Skinner.

1907 – Frederick George Kendall.

See Sunshine Station for more station masters.


Ref: Fifteen Railway Stations of the West (Footscray to Sunbury) by Tom Rigg January 2009.

Photos: S&DHS.

Braybrook Junction Railway Station (Rena
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