Sulphide Street Railway & Historical Museum, Broken Hill

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Specialty Museum · Museum
Sulphide Street railway station was the terminus of the Silverton Tramway in New South Wales, Australia. It served the city of Broken Hill.
Sulphide Street station opened on 2 January 1889 as the terminus of the Silverton Tramway from Cockburn. In 1905, a new station building was built. From 1891 until 1929 Sulphide Street was also served by the Tarrawingee Tramway. The station closed on 9 January 1970 when the Silverton Tramway was replaced with the standard gauge line extended to South Australia via Broken Hill station.
The station reopened in the late 1970s as a museum. Among the exhibits are Silverton Rail locomotives Y1 and W24, South Australian Railways T181 and a Silver City Comet set.
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  • This is a really good museum which whilst based around the 'tramway' gives a good overview of much of the history of Broken Hill. Walking through the old 'Silver City Comet' was a blast form the...  more »
  • If it were just a railway museum it would be interesting enough but there is so much more to see here. Displays of local minerals, medical memorabilia and various vehicles. Being able to walk through....  more »
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  • This is an excellent museum. A fascinating record of former railway history and associated activities. The staff and volunteers who are responsible for its creation and maintenance are to be congratulated.
  • Well worth checking this out, large trains of yesteryear on display, various museum's on site of different artifacts
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