Sulphide Street Railway & Historical Museum, Broken Hill

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Sulphide Street railway station was the terminus of the Silverton Tramway in New South Wales, Australia. It served the city of Broken Hill.
Sulphide Street station opened on 2 January 1889 as the terminus of the Silverton Tramway from Cockburn. In 1905, a new station building was built. From 1891 until 1929 Sulphide Street was also served by the Tarrawingee Tramway. The station closed on 9 January 1970 when the Silverton Tramway was replaced with the standard gauge line extended to South Australia via Broken Hill station.
The station reopened in the late 1970s as a museum. Among the exhibits are Silverton Rail locomotives Y1 and W24, South Australian Railways T181 and a Silver City Comet set.
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  • You could easily spend a few hours in this museum ... there are so many rooms and variety of collections to inspect. We loved the ability to actually climb on board the old train carriages. Not just.....  more »
  • Excellent railway station museum on Sulphide St. Great exhibits, very interesting historical artefacts. Very well curated and well worth the spend.  more »
  • This is an excellent museum. A fascinating record of former railway history and associated activities. The staff and volunteers who are responsible for its creation and maintenance are to be congratulated.
  • Well worth checking this out, large trains of yesteryear on display, various museum's on site of different artifacts

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