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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.

29 miles, 44 73 chains, 73 links at Little River

29 October 2019 12:22 PM
Viewed 16 times, 16 times this year)

'1 mile, 5 chains 21 links' marking at North Melbourne platform 1

30 March 2019 18:50 PM
Viewed 64 times
(1 time this week, 6 times this month, 64 times this year)

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

29 August 2018 12:57 PM
Viewed 111 times
(2 times this month, 25 times this year)

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

19 April 2018 10:18 AM
Viewed 185 times
(1 time this week, 7 times this month, 70 times this year)

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

7 April 2018 15:17 PM
Viewed 186 times
(1 time this month, 71 times this year)

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

19 March 2018 13:36 PM
Viewed 218 times
(2 times this week, 6 times this month, 80 times this year)

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

19 May 2016 08:33 AM
Viewed 384 times
(8 times this month, 86 times this year)

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

14 November 2015 18:40 PM
Viewed 367 times
(6 times this month, 76 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 651 times
(9 times this month, 95 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 748 times
(7 times this month, 108 times this year)

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

21 July 2009 08:30 AM
Viewed 773 times
(7 times this month, 81 times this year)

Viewed 187 times (3 times this week, 11 times this month, 187 times this year)