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Gheringhap is a rural township near Geelong, Victoria, Australia, located approximately 83 km southwest of Melbourne, between Geelong and Meredith on the Midland Highway. Gheringhap is located in the Golden Plains Shire.
The town is located at the junction of the Geelong-Ballarat railway and the Western standard gauge railway which connects Melbourne and Adelaide. Railpage Australia operates a "Railcam" at Gheringhap, which photographs freight and passenger train movements.
Graham Elliot Operates a sightings database recording (in conjunction with the Railcams) all train movements over the past 10 years. A summary of train movements is posted weekly to the Gheringhap Discussion Group.
Gheringhap Post Office opened on 1 April 1869 and closed in 1968. Gheringhap School opened in 1858 and closed in 1906 due to falling attendances.
Hap means place in the local native language Gheran - timber. Moolap - Mool hap.