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Museum Station

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Museum Station

Museum Station was 6 miles and 1600 yds from Valletta and was opened in 1900. It was believed that additional revenue would come from the servicemen stationed at Mtarfa Barracks. There was a single platform and station building. A passing loop allowed locomotives to run round the carriages for the return journey.

The line continued for a further 400 yds. crossing a large single span masonry arched bridge before coming to an abrupt end against a brick wall at Mtarfa Barracks. This section of track was possibly used as a sidings for rolling stock and special troop trains that were run non stop from Valletta during the First World War.

The END of the line 7 miles 240 yds from Valletta !