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Leongatha Railway Site Transformation


Latest News From Tuesday 18 April until 30 May 2017, we want to know your ideas to inform the preparation of a master plan for the Leongatha railway site. An Ideas Fair is being held THIS SATURDAY 22 April 2017 11am-2pm for the community to learn more about the site, share their ideas and experience some activities to help promote the site's potential. Come along for the free BBQ, car boot sale, live music, games, The Magic Theatre, kids story time and displays.

The Leongatha Railway Site Transformation project seeks to improve the Leongatha railway yard and station area for the benefit of the community now that the tourist railway has closed. While the railway corridor to Leongatha will remain open for future rail services, the State Government currently has no plans for their return. Given this, Council has the opportunity to take over the lease of the railway land and to improve the Leongatha railway site and its surrounds. The project involves Council working closely with VicTrack who are the land managers on behalf of the Crown.

Car Boot Sale Bring your car along to the park on Roughead Street behind the palm trees (Apex Park) at the Leongatha railway site with any items you want to sell from 11am. Please speak to staff on the day for more information from 10am.
Ideas Fair

The Ideas Fair THIS SATURDAY is an opportunity for your to share your ideas for the railway site's future.

  • Saturday 22 APRIL 11AM - 2PM
  • Leongatha Railway Site
  • Free BBQ (from 11am), live music (from 12pm) and games (from 11am) on the Leongatha Railway station platform
  • Car boot sale (from 11am) and The Magic Theatre performance (11-1pm) at Apex park (park behind the palm trees on Roughead St)
  • Kids story time at the railway station building at 11:30am-12pm and 12:30-1pm.
  • Display of the past, present and future of the railway site that you can contribute to at the Leongatha Railway Station building from 11am
Tell us your ideas From Tuesday 18 April until Tuesday 30 May 2017, tell us your ideas for the Leongatha railway site online at: You will also be able to share your ideas at the Ideas Fair on Sat 22 April 2017 11am-2pm and the Ideas Exhibition on Fri 19 May 2017 4-7pm. Some maps of the existing site and its conditions can be downloaded here.
FAQs Frequently asked questions about the railway site will be available at the Ideas Fair and will be on the website soon! Submit any questions that you have to