This Day in History: 1896-03-20

The new railway station was opened in Newcastle, located on the southern edge of town on New Road, near the old terminus.

The station opened for traffic on 23 March.

Northam advertiser, 21 Mar. 1896, p.2.
Western mail, 27 Mar. 1896, p.24.
Rica Erickson. Old Toodyay and Newcastle. Toodyay Shire Council, 1974, p.317.