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Mortuary Station in Chippendale, Australia

Not far from Sydney's Central Railway Station sits an ornately decorated sandstone building, surrounded by a manicured lawn enclosed by a sandstone and iron palisade fence. The curiously imposing structure calls to mind the sombre atmosphere of a church, and has probably caused many a commuter to wonder exactly what it is. The building is, in fact, the old mortuary station once home to a special train service that transported the city's dead to their final resting place in Rockwood Cemetery.
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