Port Lincoln Division Stations and Lines

Port Lincoln - Cummins

Opened 18 Nov 1907 (42 miles / 67.5 km)

Miles Km Facilities Location Remarks
0 0 COW Port Lincoln Headquarters of the Port Lincoln Division.
Large yard, extensive port facilities.
Major workshops (since 1929).
Refreshment stall operated from mid-1950s for about a decade.
1 1.5   One Mile Siding Opened around 1919 for SA Wheat Harvest Board.
Closed Mar 1922.
1.5 2.5   Barley Siding Opened 1953-54.
Closed 12 Jun 1974.
1.75 3   (Wheat Siding)
Ravendale
Opened 20 Aug 1956 as Wheat Siding.
Renamed Ravendale 1972.
Closed 1988.
2 3   (Eyre Peninsula Co-operation Ltd Siding)
(Govt Produce Dept Siding)
Samcor Siding
Opened 17 Mar 1924 as Eyre Peninsula Co-Op Siding.
Renamed GPD Siding 1 Apr 1929.
Renamed Samcor Siding 5 Oct 1978.
Closed 22 Sep 1986.
4 6.5   Four Mile Quarry Siding Opened some time prior to 1927. Skips used on 2'0" gauge double track inclined way, cable haulage, to two quarry areas.
Quarry closed by 1934.
5 8   (Five Mile Siding)
Grantham
Opened as Five Mile Siding for Australian Wheat Board, 1942.
Land and sidings transferred from AWB to SAR, 1949.
Renamed Grantham 1972/1973.
Weigh-in-motion weighbridge installed Dec 2002.
7.75 12.5   Duck Ponds Opened 16 Jan 1911.
Closed 22 Sep 1986.
13.25 21.5 W Coomunga  
15.5 25 W - Emergency water supply
18.75 30   Pearlah Known as Venning's during construvtion of line.
Closed 1 Apr 1980.
23.5 38 Y Wanilla Load reducing station for 'up' trains.
'Shorts' worked to here from Port Lincoln.
27.25 44   Warunda Closed 1 Aug 1973
31.75 51   (Mortlock)
Edillilie
Opened as Mortlock.
Renamed Edillilie, Oct 1908.
Refreshment stall operated circa 1913-1933.
36.5 59   Pillana Opened 9 Mar 1908.
Closed 1 Apr 1980.
42 67.5 CJWY Cummins Site of major loco depot and workshops, 1915-1929.
Turntable installed 1925, relocated to Mount Hill 1943.
Refreshment kiosk operated early 1920s - 1955.
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Explanation of code letters used in the 'Facilities' column:

  • C - loco coal
  • J - junction station
  • O - turntable
  • W - loco water
  • Y - triangle (wye)