Lake Macquarie History

Fassifern Road

An early road connecting settlements it used to connect with Wallsend Road, which went through level crossing gates at Fassifern station. When the gates were removed, the road was altered to come over the railway bridge at Newstan Colliery to Fassifern. In early times, Fassifern Road was called Main Road.

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