Sydney Architecture Images- Gone but not forgotten

First Central railway station (1855)

architect

No info currently available

location

between Devonshire and Cleveland Street

date

Built- 1855  Demolished- 1906

style

Victorian Italianate

construction

Rendered brick Stone

type

Utility
Summary 1855- Sydneys first central railway station. Had a 30 metre wooden platform and a tin shed.
1874-
The second station built on the same site larger and considered one of the finest buildings in the town.
1906-
Central station moved to current site
1921- Additional 2 floors and clock tower completed
1926-
Electric train services were extended into the City to Museum and St James stations
1932- Trains extended to Wynyard and the North Shore Line in March.
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Above- 1874- The second station built on the same site larger and considered one of the finest buildings in the town.
Above- 1906- Central station moved to current site
Above- 1921- Additional 2 floors and clock tower completed
Above- 1874
Above- prior to 1921 (no tower and front section).

 

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