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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.

Unveiling the plaque

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

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

Sunday 6 June 2010 11:13 AM
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Celebratory cake with an artists impression of the station printed on it

Sunday 6 June 2010 11:12 AM
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Marquee set up for the speeches

Sunday 6 June 2010 11:11 AM
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Outside the station

Sunday 6 June 2010 11:11 AM
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Arrival at Coolaroo

Sunday 6 June 2010 11:07 AM
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John Brumby boards the train

Sunday 6 June 2010 10:53 AM
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A 'thoroughly clean' Siemens train arrives into Strathmore station to transport Premier John Brumby and Public Transport Minister Martin Pakula to the Coolaroo station opening day

I assume this station was selected due to its proximity to the Tullamarine Freeway for the pollies to be driven in

Sunday 6 June 2010 10:53 AM
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Coolaroo - all lit up and waiting to go, but waiting for the June 2010 timetable change

Wednesday 5 May 2010 19:49 PM
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A lot of room beside the standard gauge at Coolaroo

Saturday 16 January 2010 19:42 PM
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Looking down to Coolaroo station from Barry Road

Saturday 16 January 2010 19:42 PM
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Western side of Coolaroo station

Saturday 16 January 2010 19:39 PM
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Faded government propaganda at Coolaroo

Saturday 16 January 2010 19:38 PM
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Rather large shelter of the up platform at Coolaroo

Saturday 16 January 2010 19:38 PM
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Western side of Coolaroo station

Saturday 16 January 2010 19:38 PM
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Footbridge and down platform building at Coolaroo

Saturday 16 January 2010 19:36 PM
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Down side platform building at Coolaroo

Saturday 16 January 2010 19:35 PM
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Western side of the Coolaroo station footbridge

Saturday 16 January 2010 19:35 PM
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Looking up the Coolaroo station platforms

Saturday 16 January 2010 19:33 PM
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Down end of the Coolaroo station footbridge

Saturday 16 January 2010 19:32 PM
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New platforms being concreted at Coolaroo

Saturday 3 October 2009 14:12 PM
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New footbridge in place at Coolaroo station

Saturday 3 October 2009 14:11 PM
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Down platform at Coolaroo

Saturday 3 October 2009 14:05 PM
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