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Windsor Railway Station

Peel St., Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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This is a old style architectural design building. Nothing special. You can catch a train here.Not... read more

Reviewed 6 January 2018
SE s
via mobile
I took the train

What can one say about an old railway station.....has not been modernised so is not tha appealing... read more

Reviewed 6 October 2017
David Y
,
Berwick, Australia
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The Windsor Railway Station Complex includes station buildings and a footbridge. It was constructed in 1885-86 of polychromatic brick, and features paired round arched windows, a truncated hip roof, eaves consoles and prominent chimney stacks. A capped brick wall and a footbridge supported on cast iron columns with decorative brackets are also part of this substantial railway complex.
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“sandringham” (3 reviews)
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Peel St., Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Reviewed 6 January 2018 via mobile

This is a old style architectural design building. Nothing special. You can catch a train here.Not a tourist attraction.

Thank SE s
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Reviewed 6 October 2017

What can one say about an old railway station.....has not been modernised so is not tha appealing, however the trains do come on time , mostly!

Thank David Y
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Reviewed 4 October 2017

Windsor Station is on the suburban Sandringham Line. The station, on the city side, is a survivor of the times when people took pride in their railways. Windsor is now gentrified, it was once an industrial area,, like nearby South Yarra. The station is built...More

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Reviewed 16 June 2017

The location is good with a short walk to tram stops in Chapel Street and to Dandenong Road. The architecture is historic, but behind the facade much has deteriorated. Station services are not good with waiting rooms and toilets closed to travelers.

Thank platypus150
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Reviewed 22 February 2017 via mobile

the station is nice enough. its whats nearby thats amazing. the windsor siding amd nearby artists lane feature some of the best street art in melbourne

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Reviewed 13 February 2017

The buildings are an excellent example of 19th century rail architecture and easily accessed by ramps thus avoiding stairs. The station is just off both Chapel Street and Dandenong Road and the train to the city is much faster than taking a tram.

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Reviewed 21 June 2016

By Australian standards this is an old railway station. It opened in 1859. It is on the Victorian Heritage Register and is recognised as having historical-cultural significance. If you're near the station why not try using it? Trams along Chapel Street can be annoyingly slow...More

1  Thank Alys-Schatzi
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Reviewed 23 May 2016 via mobile

This is one of the many old architectural designed building here.Nothing special. Not a tourist attraction.

Thank SE s
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Reviewed 6 February 2016 via mobile

Have eaten here many times. This is our local for taking family and friends out for dinner. Eating out on the deck is best. Food is cheap, fast and full of flavour. Highly recommend it for sharing a meal with groups.

1  Thank aussieboy126
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Reviewed 12 April 2015

Unless you're going to Chapel Street, and getting off at Windsor station, there's no point going here. There are a number of stations along the Sandringham line that have heritage value (and it's not the only line that does). I wouldn't say it's a tourist...More

1  Thank Merilyn_S_12
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