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Meeandah railway station

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Meeandah railway station is an abandoned station on the Pinkenba railway line in the suburb of Pinkenba, City of Brisbane, Queensland, Australia. It is 8.7 kilometres (5.4 mi) from the Brisbane central business district and from Central station by rail. It closed as a staffed station in 1930, reopened as an unattended gate in 1931, and was finally closed on 27 September 1993. The name Meeandah comes from the English word "meander," after the twisting and turning route of the nearby Brisbane River. History The line to Pinkenba opened on 1 April 1897. During World War I (1914–1918) and World War II (1939–1945), troop camps were located in the area because of deep berthing available to ships at Pinkenba on the mouth of the Brisbane River. Passenger ships of the Orient Steam Navigation Company—later P&O—used the Pinkenba wharf, and special trains ran from Brisbane. The station mistress was withdrawn and the station closed in 1930, as an econ
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