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A plaque commemorates the Station from which the first train in Queensland departed.

The first railway station opened in Ipswich in 1865. It was the first railway station built in Queensland, as the first terminus for the 34 kilometre section of the Main line from Grandchester. In 1887, the station was completely rebuilt.

In 1978, a large office and retail complex (currently known as Ipswich Central Plaza) was built above the station and spanning both sides of Bell Street. 

Location

Address:Bell Street, Ipswich, 4305
State:QLD
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -27.612241
Long: 152.76051
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Plaque
Monument Theme:Technology
Sub-Theme:Industry
Source: NRUM, MA
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