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Miles, chains and links

Railway stations once had their distance from Melbourne chiseled into the platform face, measured in miles, chains and links.

'7 miles, 36 chains, 44 links' at North Brighton platform 1

29 August 2018 12:57 PM
Viewed 38 times
(3 times this month, 38 times this year)

'2 miles, 17 chains, 73 links' marking at Kensington station

19 April 2018 10:18 AM
Viewed 100 times
(2 times this week, 11 times this month, 100 times this year)

'4 miles, 22 chains, 11 links' marking at Moonee Ponds station

7 April 2018 15:17 PM
Viewed 101 times
(1 time this week, 1 time this month, 101 times this year)

'100 miles, 63 chains, 3 links' datum chiselled into the platform at Bendigo

19 March 2018 13:36 PM
Viewed 135 times
(2 times this week, 12 times this month, 135 times this year)

'4 miles / 74 chains / 59 links' marking at the Buckley Street subway at Essendon

19 May 2016 08:33 AM
Viewed 293 times
(18 times this month, 119 times this year)

'5 miles, 41 chains, 7 links' marker at Malvern platform 2

14 November 2015 18:40 PM
Viewed 285 times
(14 times this month, 116 times this year)

'77 miles, 77 chains, 78 links' chiselled into the face of platform 2 at Castlemaine station

24 August 2013 11:05 AM
Viewed 549 times
(1 time this week, 11 times this month, 100 times this year)

'67 miles, 2 chains, 88 links' marker at the up end of the Taradale Viaduct

8 September 2012 18:08 PM
Viewed 628 times
(1 time this week, 13 times this month, 98 times this year)

'0 miles, 9 chains, 61 links' chiselled into the abutment of the Sandridge Bridge

21 July 2009 08:30 AM
Viewed 685 times
(11 times this month, 94 times this year)

Viewed 21 times (1 time this week, 21 times this month, 21 times this year)