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Coolaroo station construction and opening day

Located between Broadmeadows and Roxburgh Park, the railway station at Coolaroo was constructed separately from the rest of the Craigieburn electrification project that was completed in 2007. As a result it did not opening to passengers until June 06, 2010.

Artwork on the lift wells at Coolaroo station

21 January 2011 18:26 PM
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Track datum markers at Coolaroo station

21 January 2011 10:52 AM
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Looking up the line at Coolaroo station

21 January 2011 10:07 AM
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Looking down the line at Coolaroo station

21 January 2011 10:07 AM
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Sign made up by local residents who have spent 40 years pushing for a station

6 June 2010 12:10 PM
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Outside the station

6 June 2010 12:10 PM
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Coolaroo station sign

6 June 2010 11:52 AM
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Looking up the line from inside the footbridge at Coolaroo station

6 June 2010 11:46 AM
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Inside the footbridge at Coolaroo station

6 June 2010 11:46 AM
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Inside the footbridge at Coolaroo station

6 June 2010 11:46 AM
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Taking questions from the media

6 June 2010 11:37 AM
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Taking questions from the media

6 June 2010 11:35 AM
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Premier Brumby and Minister Pakula walk to the media

6 June 2010 11:35 AM
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Scale model of Coolaroo station

6 June 2010 11:29 AM
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Scale model of Coolaroo station

6 June 2010 11:29 AM
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Scale model of Coolaroo station

6 June 2010 11:29 AM
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Looking up the platform from Coolaroo platform 2

6 June 2010 11:29 AM
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Scale model of the station

6 June 2010 11:26 AM
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A Melbourne record for the number of police at an unmanned station?

6 June 2010 11:25 AM
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Plaque recognising the artwork created by local schoolchildren on the station lift wells

6 June 2010 11:24 AM
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John Brumby talking to local children, who came up with the words printed onto the station lift wells

6 June 2010 11:23 AM
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Unveiling the plaque

6 June 2010 11:20 AM
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Premier John Brumby and Public Transport Minister Martin Pakula make their speeches

6 June 2010 11:15 AM
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John Brumby shaking hands of locals at the opening

6 June 2010 11:13 AM
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