Tuesday, 1 October 2019

Sydenham, railway station (Theme Day: Orange)

Sydenham railway station is a junction for the T4 Illawarra, T8 East Hills and T3 Bankstown railway lines. This heritage-listed railway station was built in 1884 as part of the Illawarra line from Redfern to Hurstville.

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    1. Officially, the colour is terracotta but in the right light, it looks more orange to me.

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  2. Nice! I wonder if it was painted that color in 1884
    MB

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    1. I"m not sure but for a long time stations were painted in white, cream or light grey. Then they decided to paint these old stations in heritage colours which I think looks so much better.

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  3. Thanks for reminding me about today's theme. :-)

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  4. Great pic! Reminds me of my school days - catching a rural train to and fro for 12 years

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