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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 6 June 2010.

Extra tall platform slab at Coolaroo platform 1

Apparently the contractors screwed it up initially, so a second layer of concrete needed to be added on top

Sunday 17 November 2019 11:16 AM
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Artwork on the lift wells at Coolaroo station

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

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

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

Friday 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

Sunday 6 June 2010 12:10 PM
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Outside the station

Sunday 6 June 2010 12:10 PM
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Coolaroo station sign

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Sunday 6 June 2010 11:29 AM
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Down end of Coolaroo platform 1

Note the two layers on concrete making up the slab

Sunday 6 June 2010 11:28 AM
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Down end of Coolaroo platform 1

Note the difference in platform height

Sunday 6 June 2010 11:28 AM
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Scale model of the station

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

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

Sunday 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

Sunday 6 June 2010 11:23 AM
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