Wright railway station

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Wright
Puffing Billy Railway Station
Wright Puffing Billy Station.jpg
Wright station and platform, January 2022.
General information
Coordinates37°55′45″S 145°28′14″E / 37.92917°S 145.47056°E / -37.92917; 145.47056Coordinates: 37°55′45″S 145°28′14″E / 37.92917°S 145.47056°E / -37.92917; 145.47056
Line(s)Gembrook
Distance56.43 km (35.06 mi) from Flinders Street
Platforms1
Tracks1
Other information
StatusUnstaffed
Services
Preceding station Puffing Billy Railway Following station
Lakeside
towards Belgrave
Gembrook line Cockatoo
towards Gembrook

Wright Station is situated on the Puffing Billy Railway, Melbourne, Australia.

It opened on 24 October 1904 as part of the Gembrook railway line. It served the Wright Forest and small township of Avonsleigh, and consisted of only a small Mallee shed and a name board.

When the Gembrook line was officially closed on 30 April 1954, the site fell into disrepair, and by the 1990s, little trace of Wright remained. However, by that time, efforts were being made to extend the railway to the entire length of the original line from Lakeside through to Gembrook. Wright was officially re-opened on 18 October 1998, but a replica of the original shed was not rebuilt until sometime later.

Trains do not normally stop at Wright.

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