The Old Burial Ground (now occupied by the Sydney Town Hall) was used between September 1792 and 1820, when it officially closed. Its replacement was the Sandhills Cemetery (Devonshire Street Cemetery), which later became the site of Central Railway Station. By the 1840s there were concerns about overcrowding and over the next twenty years a number of alternative locations were considered. In 1862 the government purchased 200 acres of land 'near Homebush on the Railway Line

The Old Burial Ground (now occupied by the Sydney Town Hall) was used between September 1792 and 1820, when it officially closed. Its replacement was the Sandhills Cemetery (Devonshire Street Cemetery), which later became the site of Central Railway Station. By the 1840s there were concerns about overcrowding and over the next twenty years a number of alternative locations were considered. In 1862 the government purchased 200 acres of land 'near Homebush on the Railway Line

A brand new 5801 on display at Eveleigh Railway Workshops,surrounded by rail workshop staff who built it on 20 January 1950.Twenty five were planned but only 13 of the D58 class were built.Photo from Sydney Morning Herald Archives.A♥W

A brand new 5801 on display at Eveleigh Railway Workshops,surrounded by rail workshop staff who built it on 20 January 1950.Twenty five were planned but only 13 of the D58 class were built.Photo from Sydney Morning Herald Archives.A♥W

Title: Ambulance train at Rosehill transferring wounded into ambulance, Rosehill, NSW Dated: 07/02/1944

Title: Ambulance train at Rosehill transferring wounded into ambulance, Rosehill, NSW Dated: 07/02/1944

Katoomba Railway Station. Format: Glass plate negative. Tyrrell Photographic Collection, Powerhouse Museum

Katoomba Railway Station. Format: Glass plate negative. Tyrrell Photographic Collection, Powerhouse Museum

4 unfinished tunnels at St James, Jan 1925. The middle 2 are the ghosts

4 unfinished tunnels at St James, Jan 1925. The middle 2 are the ghosts

Fairfield Railway Station,in the south west of Sydney in 1894.Photo from Western Sydney Library.A♥W

Fairfield Railway Station,in the south west of Sydney in 1894.Photo from Western Sydney Library.A♥W

Cabramatta Railway Station (year unknown).Cabramatta is a south western suburb of Sydney.A♥W

Cabramatta Railway Station (year unknown).Cabramatta is a south western suburb of Sydney.A♥W

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