Epping Railway Line

Epping Railway Line

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. The Epping railway line is a suburban electric railway in Melbourne, Australia. It branches from the City Loop in the central business district and heads north. The line travels though the northern suburbs of Melbourne, and once extended to the country town of Whittlesea. The line has 20 stations in Metcard ticketing Zones 1 and 2. The Epping line travels almost due north, traversing gently rising land. It has few curves, few significant grades, and little in the way of earthworks other than a cutting near Northcote. It has numerous level crossings, and only a few bridges over or under roads. Despite the otherwise fairly straight line, it does include Melbourne's sharpest railway curve, between Rushall and Merri. This curve originally made up the third side of a triangular junction, connecting the two original branches from the now-closed North Fitzroy station. Only this third leg of the triangle remains. The entire line runs through built-up areas of Melbourne's northern suburbs.show more

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  • Paperback | 112 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 7mm | 177g
  • Bellum Publishing
  • United States
  • English
  • 6135919423
  • 9786135919424