Darra Railway Station

Stage Number: MBSH.05.03.14

Group: Western

Local Study Area: Seventeen Mile Rocks-Darra

Epoch: Late 19th Century

Street Address: Darra Station Road, Darra 

Latitude & Longitude: -27.56583333,152.95275

Time Link: 1876

Map Link: 1891

Image Time Point: 1891

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The Darra Railway Station opened in 1876 as a stopping place. Darra became a station in 1916. The station area had a commercial significance with a sliding constructed in 1915 for the Queensland Cement and Lime Pty. Ltd. A new station opened in 1956.


Kowald, Margaret. with Val Donovan, Ruth Kerr, Kay Cohen, Lyndsay Smith, and Jean Stewart. Lost Brisbane and Surrounding Areas: The Later Years. Volume 2. RHSQ. 2016 page 300

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QSA. QSA Series 1748 Moreton District, County of Stanley Maps – A1 Series. 1 mile to the inch. Queensland Census Districts. 1 mile to the inch. Government Engraving Office, Brisbane. 620650