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Queanbeyan rail bridges over Queanbeyan and Burbong Rivers

Item details

Name of item: Queanbeyan rail bridges over Queanbeyan and Burbong Rivers
Type of item: Complex / Group
Group/Collection: Transport - Rail
Category: Railway Bridge/ Viaduct
Location: Lat: -35.3423755238 Long: 149.2316597960
Primary address: Goulburn-Bombala railway, Queanbeyan, NSW 2620
Local govt. area: Queanbeyan
Local Aboriginal Land Council: Bathurst
Property description
Lot/Volume CodeLot/Volume NumberSection NumberPlan/Folio CodePlan/Folio Number
PART LOT1 DP1125986

Boundary:

The listing boundary for the rail bridges is within the rail corridor boundary including abutments, embankments, supports and track formation, with the north and south boundary lines approximately 20m past each end of the rail bridges.
All addresses
Street AddressSuburb/townLGAParishCountyType
Goulburn-Bombala railwayQueanbeyanQueanbeyan  Primary Address

Owner/s

Organisation NameOwner CategoryDate Ownership Updated
Rail Infrastructure CorporationState Government 

Statement of significance:

This item has some historical rarity due its association with the 1887 Cooma Railway and the reuse of the original foundations for the 1926 replacement trusses. The Warren deck trusses are relatively rare because there are only four other railway sites in NSW with this type of superstructure.
Date significance updated: 07 Mar 06
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Description

Construction years: 1926-1926
Physical description: underbridges
Warren deck steel over Queanbeyan River, 1926
Warren deck steel over Molonglo River at Burbong, 1926
Current use: Rail Bridge
Former use: Rail Bridge

Historic themes

Australian theme (abbrev)New South Wales themeLocal theme
3. Economy-Developing local, regional and national economies Transport-Activities associated with the moving of people and goods from one place to another, and systems for the provision of such movements (none)-

Assessment of significance

SHR Criteria f)
[Rarity]
This item has some historical rarity due its association with the 1887 Cooma Railway and the reuse of the original foundations for the 1926 replacement trusses. The Warren deck trusses are relatively rare because there are only four other railway sites in NSW with this type of superstructure.
Assessment criteria: Items are assessed against the PDF State Heritage Register (SHR) Criteria to determine the level of significance. Refer to the Listings below for the level of statutory protection.

Procedures /Exemptions

Section of actDescriptionTitleCommentsAction date
57(2)Exemption to allow workStandard Exemptions SCHEDULE OF STANDARD EXEMPTIONS
HERITAGE ACT 1977
Notice of Order Under Section 57 (2) of the Heritage Act 1977

I, the Minister for Planning, pursuant to subsection 57(2) of the Heritage Act 1977, on the recommendation of the Heritage Council of New South Wales, do by this Order:

1. revoke the Schedule of Exemptions to subsection 57(1) of the Heritage Act made under subsection 57(2) and published in the Government Gazette on 22 February 2008; and

2. grant standard exemptions from subsection 57(1) of the Heritage Act 1977, described in the Schedule attached.

FRANK SARTOR
Minister for Planning
Sydney, 11 July 2008

To view the schedule click on the Standard Exemptions for Works Requiring Heritage Council Approval link below.
Sep 5 2008

PDF Standard exemptions for works requiring Heritage Council approval

Listings

Heritage ListingListing TitleListing NumberGazette DateGazette NumberGazette Page
Heritage Act - State Heritage Register 0105202 Apr 99 271546
Heritage Act - s.170 NSW State agency heritage register     

References, internet links & images

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Data source

The information for this entry comes from the following source:
Name: Heritage Office
Database number: 5012150


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