Ballarat Railway Station Heritage Trail

IMAGINE BALLARAT EAST: A new local area plan for Ballarat East, driven by the local community


View over Soldiers Hill from Town Hall tower in 1872 (William Bardwell, State Library of Victoria)

View of Ballarat Railway Station c1860 (Source: A. Morris & Co., Victorian Railways series, State Library of Victoria)

Exploring Ballarat Railway Station

The wonderful railway history of Ballarat will be revealed as you take this short walking tour around the Ballarat Railway Station environs, indicating the history and architecture of individual buildings and infrastructure. The line from Geelong to Ballarat was opened in 1862, making this the earliest inland railway station in Victoria, and a precinct of national significance.

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