Adelaide River Railway Station

Historical Sites and Heritage Locations

The Adelaide River Railway Siding and Railway Bridge, located on the Stuart Highway, were constructed as part of the first leg of the North Australia Railway, or NAR, which operated from 1888 until 1976.

The Adelaide River Railway Siding was the first main station complex on the North Australian Railway from Darwin and Pine Creek. During World War II it was of major significance as Adelaide River was an important military centre, with the main hospital situated north of the township along with a number of Australian and Allied bases in the area.

Facilities

Carpark Picnic Area Public Toilet

Rates

Free Entry

Nearby Things to Do

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NT Adventure Park

NT Adventure Park

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Batchelor Museum

Batchelor Museum

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Adelaide River Railway Station (the new railway line is in the foreground).

Adelaide River Railway Siding and Railway Bridge

Adelaide River, Coomalie

Interpretative panel at the site.

Rum Jungle Single Womens Quarters

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Adelaide River Railway Station

Adelaide River Railway Station

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Church entrance.

St. Barbara’s Catholic Church

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