Where am I Victoria? - Non Cryptic - #3

 
  Rodo Chief Commissioner

Location: Southern Riverina
Ok, I will try Ultima.

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  brownhillboy Train Controller

Ok, I will try Ultima.
Rodo
Not Ultima.

One of the grain loading locations is situated between this station and the next one down the line.
  Rodo Chief Commissioner

Location: Southern Riverina
Actually, Boort is an obvious fit.
  brownhillboy Train Controller

Actually, Boort is an obvious fit.
Rodo
An active line still passes through the site of this closed station.


Back in the eighties, it was proposed that the station become the terminus of the line. Traffic to or from this location had been absent for years, but at the time of the closure proposal, newly obtained container traffic was being handled at the site, and a few bitumen tankers were also unloaded there.

This traffic only lasted a couple of years, and eventually, a new terminus was selected, further down the line. The line remains open for grain only. The line on which this station was situated has been truncated twice. There are two operating grain loading facilities beyond this point. One of the grain loading locations is situated between this station and the next one down the line.


An operating passenger terminates short of this location.


Not Hillside Jeparit Ultima or Boort.
  Rodo Chief Commissioner

Location: Southern Riverina
Plenty of operating passenger trains terminate short of Boort at Bendigo.

I will try Nyah West this time.
  brownhillboy Train Controller

Plenty of operating passenger trains terminate short of Boort at Bendigo.

I will try Nyah West this time.
Rodo
Not Nyah West, but on the right track.

The containers previously mentioned were filled with legumes stored in a nearby old winery.
  Rodo Chief Commissioner

Location: Southern Riverina
Pira, then.
  brownhillboy Train Controller

Pira, then.
Rodo
Not quite that far!
  Rodo Chief Commissioner

Location: Southern Riverina
Woorinen has some sheds that might fit the bill.
  brownhillboy Train Controller

Woorinen has some sheds that might fit the bill.
Rodo
Yes, Woorinen is correct.

Back in the eighties, Kooloonong was the truncated terminus of the Yungera line. Due to low traffic and poor track condition, the line was further truncated to Piangil before having services suspended beyond Swan Hill. For some reason, Woorinen was where the 80lb rail ran out, and there was some talk about keeping that part of the line open. Fortunately common sense prevailed and the line was relaid all the way to Piangil. Grain from Balranald was railed via Piangil after that line closed. Shortly after the reopening to Piangil, grain stored in the old Woorinen winery was loaded into containers at the Woorinen siding.
  Rodo Chief Commissioner

Location: Southern Riverina
A now long gone branchline that terminated not at a station but a loading point at a mine poppet head.
  Boss Chief Commissioner

Location: Caulfield Line
A now long gone branchline that terminated not at a station but a loading point at a mine poppet head.
Rodo
Eastern Area east of Wonthaggi
  Rodo Chief Commissioner

Location: Southern Riverina
Got it in one astute try, Boss. Your turn now.
  Boss Chief Commissioner

Location: Caulfield Line
Got it in one astute try, Boss. Your turn now.
Rodo
Thanks Rodo - a very lucky guess

for the next one.

I was a terminus. My line has been closed for over 60 years.  Where am I.
  Rodo Chief Commissioner

Location: Southern Riverina
Quite a few of those but I will try for Strzeleki.
  RustyRick Chief Commissioner

Location: South West Vic
Navarre?

Rick
  Boss Chief Commissioner

Location: Caulfield Line
Navarre?

Rick
"RustyRick"

Not Strzeleki or Navarre
  Rodo Chief Commissioner

Location: Southern Riverina
Picola ?
  Boss Chief Commissioner

Location: Caulfield Line
Not Picola
  Rodo Chief Commissioner

Location: Southern Riverina
Whitfield.
  Boss Chief Commissioner

Location: Caulfield Line
Whitfield.
Rodo
No not Whitfield
  Rodo Chief Commissioner

Location: Southern Riverina
Grampians.
  Boss Chief Commissioner

Location: Caulfield Line
Grampians.
Rodo
Sorry not Grampians.  Heading in the wrong direction - you were closer earlier.
  Rodo Chief Commissioner

Location: Southern Riverina
Tatong is long enough closed. I think I have put that one in myself some years ago.
  Boss Chief Commissioner

Location: Caulfield Line
Tatong is long enough closed. I think I have put that one in myself some years ago.
Rodo
Not Tatong Rodo.  Too far north.

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