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Windsor Railway Station

Peel St., Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Interesting architecture

The location is good with a short walk to tram stops in Chapel Street and to Dandenong Road. The... read more

Reviewed 16 June 2017
platypus150
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Melbourne, Australia
just a station.. with great street art

the station is nice enough. its whats nearby thats amazing. the windsor siding amd nearby artists... read more

Reviewed 22 February 2017
JohnG3121
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Greater Melbourne, 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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15 Jun 2017
“Interesting architecture”
13 Feb 2017
“Heritage Listed”
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Peel St., Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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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
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

2  Thank JohnG3121
Reviewed 14 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.

Thank Betula103
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
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
Reviewed 7 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
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
Reviewed 13 December 2014

Unless you're a fan of late 19th century public architecture do not make a special trip to Windsor. If you are, you'll recognise it's quite a handsome example and worth conserving. It can only become more valuable to our community as other heritage stations are...More

1  Thank Alys-Schatzi
Reviewed 7 December 2014 via mobile

The new redevelopment of this station has made it look a lot nicer. I enjoy catching trains to and from here. A must see when visiting Melbourne.

1  Thank thatguyben
Reviewed 19 July 2014 via mobile

Yep, this is certainly a train station, which performs the same function as all other train stations. Really not sure why it's on here.

Thank RickMagaggie
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