Adelaide River Railway Station

Adelaide River Railway Station
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Adelaide River Railway Station
Corner Stuart Highway and Dorat Road
Adelaide River ( Stuart Highway ) 0846
Northern Territory
Phone: 08 8976 7101
Fax: 08 8976 7101

Adelaide River Railway Station Information

The Adelaide River Railway Siding and Railway Bridge, located on the Stuart Highway, were constructed as part of the first leg of the North Australia Railway, or NAR, which operated from 1888 until 1976.

The Adelaide River Railway Siding was the first main station complex on the North Australian Railway from Darwin and Pine Creek. During World War II it was of major significance as Adelaide River was an important military centre, with the main hospital situated north of the township along with a number of Australian and Allied bases in the area.

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