Bridgewater Railway Line

Bridgewater Railway Line

The Bridgewater line is a former passenger railway service in the Adelaide Hills. It was a single broad-gauge track extension of the twin broad-gauge Belair line, the service being withdrawn in 1987.

It ran through the suburbs of

  • Belair and Belair National Park,
  • Crafers West,
  • Stirling,
  • Heathfield,
  • Aldgate and
  • Bridgewater.

It serviced eleven stations;

  • National Park (demolished),
  • Long Gully (mostly demolished),
  • Nalawort (demolished),
  • Upper Sturt (demolished),
  • Mount Lofty (now used as a private hotel),
  • Heathfield (demolished),
  • Madurta (demolished),
  • Aldgate (now used as a community centre),
  • Jibilla (demolished),
  • Carripook (demolished),

and the terminus Bridgewater (demolished).

In 1995 the Melbourne‚ÄďAdelaide railway line was converted to standard gauge under the One Nation infrastructure program, disconnecting these stations from the broad gauge suburban railway system.

Read more about Bridgewater Railway Line:  History, Services, Closure of The Line, Stations

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