Bankfield Station Kenwell Station Milepost 28 Water Tank

Kenwell was a stop on the line located at Milepost 126.9/26.1.

A station named Gorrie was proposed for the area when the railway was being constructed, but nothing ever materialized. In 1935, it was designated as a station on the line with a small 8 car spur to serve the nearby Bankfield and Tombill gold mines and it was referred to as Kenwell Station. In 1939, Bankfield Station was renamed Macwell and Kenwell was renamed Bankfield. In 1942, Bankfield was removed as station though a shorter 3 car spur remained on timetables. The spur was removed in 1944 though the location still appears on modern maps under the name Kenwell.

For more information on Kenwell, please read this account written by historian Edgar Lavoie: Part 1 Part 2 Part 3


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