Distance from Gladstone: 67 kms, 41¾ miles
A manned station on the Gladstone-Wilmington Line until 1983 when all the station staff on the line were withdrawn. The town of Melrose is just over a mile south of the station.
Station and goods loops, with storage/shunting sidings.
The Gladstone-Wilmington Line is unsignalled. Train Order working is in operation on the line.
Passenger services ended in 1969. The line was closed in 1990 and the track has since been removed.
The site of the former Melrose station and yard is now occupied by a large grain receiving and storage facility. The original yard crane is now on display with interpretive panels at the nearby Melrose Showgrounds.
The former right-of-way from just south of Laura to Wilmington is now an 80km walking, cycling and horse riding trail, the Southern Flinders Rail Trail.