Agency VA 4785
Geelong and Melbourne Railway Company
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Date Range: ? 1853 - 1860
 
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The Geelong and Melbourne Railway Company was a private organisation that was formed to build and operate a railway line between Geelong and Melbourne. The first services began on 1 November 1856 between Geelong and Duck Ponds (Lara). The line was subsequently extended to Little River, Werribee and by June 1857, Greenwich (Newport). The Company subsequently ran into financial problems and was purchased by the Victorian Government during 1860.
 
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? 1853 - 1860 Minute Books VPRS 1280 North Melbourne Open
1853 - 1857 Inward Correspondence VPRS 6544 North Melbourne Open
1853 - 1858 Press-Cutting Book VPRS 6545 North Melbourne Open
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