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Werris Creek Station

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During the unveiling of a memorial in 2007 to NSW railway workers killed on the job, many people came to watch as the then Minister for Transport, John Watkins, officiated. Nearby a fabulous local community band struck up some music. Meanwhile on the station platform the business of train travel went on as normal as self-propelled rail motors came and went on journey's to near by towns.
 
According to people who know these things, the railway station at Werris Creek is the centerpiece of what has always been a railway town. The railway has been Werris Creek?s main industry. The station has been the major rail junction for over a century for trains from Sydney?s Central Station heading for north or north-west to places like Tamworth and Narrabri.

 
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