Macksville railway station

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Location Station Street, Macksville
Coordinates 30°42′33″S 152°54′47″E / 30.7093°S 152.9131°E / -30.7093; 152.9131Coordinates: 30°42′33″S 152°54′47″E / 30.7093°S 152.9131°E / -30.7093; 152.9131
Owned by RailCorp
Operated by NSW TrainLink
Line(s) North Coast
Distance 552.4 km (343.2 mi) from Central
Platforms 1
Structure type Ground
Disabled access Yes
Other information
Station code MXV
Opened 1 July 1919
Preceding station   NSW TrainLink   Following station
towards Grafton, Casino or Brisbane
NSW TrainLink North Coast
towards Sydney
Official name Macksville Railway Station group
Type State heritage (complex / group)
Designated 2 April 1999
Reference no. 1184
Type Railway Platform/ Station
Category Transport - Rail

The Macksville railway station is a heritage-listed railway station located on the North Coast line in Macksville, Nambucca Shire, New South Wales, Australia. The station serves the town of Macksville, and opened on 1 July 1919 when the line was extended from Kempsey.[1] The station is also known as Macksville Railway Station group. The property is owned by RailCorp, an agency of the Government of New South Wales and was added to the New South Wales State Heritage Register on 2 April 1999.[2][3]

Platforms and services

Macksville has one platform. Each day northbound XPT services operate to Grafton, Casino and Brisbane, with three southbound services operating to Sydney.[4] A goods yard and passing loop were formerly opposite the station, until disconnected in June 2012.[5]

Platform Line Stopping pattern Notes
1 services to Sydney Central, Casino & Brisbane


The complex comprises a type 11 station building, completed in 1919; and concrete and steel platform faces, also completed in 1919.[2]

Heritage listing

Macksville is a modest site with a timber station building. It is typical of many small stations throughout the State and is a very good representative example of a north coast line station building and site.[2]

Macksville railway station was listed on the New South Wales State Heritage Register on 2 April 1999 having satisfied the following criteria.[2]

The place possesses uncommon, rare or endangered aspects of the cultural or natural history of New South Wales.

This item is assessed as historically rare. This item is assessed as architecturally rare. This item is assessed as socially rare.[2]

See also


  1. ^ "Macksville Station". n.d.
  2. ^ a b c d e "Macksville Railway Station group". New South Wales State Heritage Register. Office of Environment and Heritage. H01184. Retrieved 2 June 2018.
  3. ^ "Macksville Railway Station". New South Wales State Heritage Register. Office of Environment and Heritage.
  4. ^ "North Coast timetable" (PDF). NSW Trainlink. 30 September 2018.
  5. ^ "North Coast News - Macksville Yard Rationalistaion" Railway Digest August 2013 page 15


CC-BY-icon-80x15.png This Wikipedia article contains material from Macksville Railway Station group, entry number 01184 in the New South Wales State Heritage Register published by the State of New South Wales and Office of Environment and Heritage 2018 under CC-BY 4.0 licence, accessed on 2 June 2018.

External Links

  • Macksville station details Transport for New South Wales
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