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Address: Peel St., Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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The Windsor Railway Station Complex includes station buildings and a...

The Windsor Railway Station Complex includes station buildings and a footbridge. It was constructed in 1885-86 of polychromatic brick, and features paired round arched windows, a truncated hip roof, eaves consoles and prominent chimney stacks. A capped brick wall and a footbridge supported on cast iron columns with decorative brackets are also part of this substantial railway complex.

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Dates from 1859

By Australian standards this is an old railway station. It opened in 1859. It is on the Victorian Heritage Register and is recognised as having historical-cultural significance... read more

3 of 5 bubblesReviewed 21 June 2016
Alys-Schatzi
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Melbourne, Australia
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Melbourne, Australia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 June 2016

By Australian standards this is an old railway station. It opened in 1859. It is on the Victorian Heritage Register and is recognised as having historical-cultural significance. If you're near the station why not try using it? Trams along Chapel Street can be annoyingly slow and far apart, and a train trip is usually quicker.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 May 2016 via mobile

This is one of the many old architectural designed building here.Nothing special. Not a tourist attraction.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 February 2016 via mobile

Have eaten here many times. This is our local for taking family and friends out for dinner. Eating out on the deck is best. Food is cheap, fast and full of flavour. Highly recommend it for sharing a meal with groups.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 April 2015

Unless you're going to Chapel Street, and getting off at Windsor station, there's no point going here. There are a number of stations along the Sandringham line that have heritage value (and it's not the only line that does). I wouldn't say it's a tourist attraction.

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Melbourne, Australia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 December 2014

Unless you're a fan of late 19th century public architecture do not make a special trip to Windsor. If you are, you'll recognise it's quite a handsome example and worth conserving. It can only become more valuable to our community as other heritage stations are closed, altered, built over and generally compromised. Yesterday I travelled on the Sandringham line twice... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 December 2014 via mobile

The new redevelopment of this station has made it look a lot nicer. I enjoy catching trains to and from here. A must see when visiting Melbourne.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 July 2014 via mobile

Yep, this is certainly a train station, which performs the same function as all other train stations. Really not sure why it's on here.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 March 2014 via mobile

I don't get why beaches and train stations are on here, but hey I live here and it's a TRAIN STATION lol!

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 February 2013

This popped up on a list of attractions on tripadvisor, so I'm reviewing it. But, it's just a railway station. There is a heritage listed building there, but you can only see the outside and it's not much to look at. As for its appeal as a station, it's about the same as all of the rest and I wouldn't... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2012

Windsor station is in a great location and provides easy access to Chapel St and the Prahran shopping precinct - also the route 78 & 79 trams. It is a heritage-listed station and attracted considerable media attention with spectacular flooding in February and April 2011.

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