Jalur Kereta Api Adelaide-Port Augusta sebagai Penyokong Ekonomi di Australia Selatan (1856-1876)

Leni Sri Mulyani, Toebagus Lutfi

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The Adelaide - Port Augusta railway line was first functioned in 1856 in Adelaide and is known as the "The Ghan" line. Initially, the construction of this railway line was initiated by private parties, but due to its capital, the development was then brought to the fore by the British colonial government in South Australia. Research on the "Adelaide-Port Augusta 1856-1876 Railway", the option to know the impact of trains in supporting South Australian society. Methods and sources used in this study is the method of history, namely: through the heuristic stage, source criticism, then performed the data interpretation stage, and the last stage is historiography. This study focuses more on the economic development of communities through the presence of rail lines, whereas in previous studies it has shown the role of railroad movement to support the convenience of mobility and social change. The railway development plan is also for Australia from South to North to Darwin. Will, the development of this path is very short from 1856-2004, then the writing will only discuss the social and economic dynamics that occurred at the beginning of development. The results of this study show that railroads have a positive impact on mobility and economic growth in distributed mining and agricultural products from and toward Adelaide.
Original languageIndonesian
Publication statusPublished - 2017
EventInternational Young Scholars Symposium of Humanities and Arts 2017 - ID, Depok, Indonesia
Duration: 1 Jan 2017 → …


ConferenceInternational Young Scholars Symposium of Humanities and Arts 2017
Period1/01/17 → …
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  • Railway, Adelaide, Port Augusta, Industrialization, Mobilization.

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