Parachilna Siding - SA

Point of Interest 

Position

DEG: -31.132771 138.394089
DMS: 31º 07' 57.97" S 138º 23' 38.72" E
UTM: 54 J 6552761mN 251529mE
Altitude: 142m

Description

Place Type

Recreation - Point of Interest

Location

421.42kms North of Adelaide - Driving 488 km (5 hours 21 mins)

Address & Contact

Parachilna Station
South Australia 5710
Phone: N/A
Email: N/A
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Information

The railway line opposite the pub is still in use for massive coal loads on their way to Port Augusta. These are "monster trains" of up to 3 km in length. It takes 5 minutes until the entire train has passed by. Of course, the railway was originally part of the Ghan.

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Weather

Closest Weather Station

Leigh Creek at 17/10:30am CST
Distance from Parachilna Siding 59.67km N
TemperatureFeels LikeRel. HumidityDew PointPressureRainfallWind DirectionWind SpeedGusts
15.4°C11.3°C41%2.2°C1019.2hPa0.0mmNNW13km/hr
7knots
17km/hr
9knots

Closest Climatic Station

Leigh Creek Airport
Distance from Parachilna Siding 59.67km N
 JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Mean Max. °C35.534.531.126.220.917.016.619.123.226.730.533.0
Mean Min. °C20.720.417.312.98.75.44.76.19.312.416.118.6
Mean Rain mm20.228.720.313.116.117.217.415.618.318.619.024.2

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