Aug. 11 1874 Ballarat to Beaufort opened
April 7 1875 Beaufort to Ararat opened

3 miles of double track railway and 54 miles of single track costing £6,921 per mile. (£394,507 total cost)

May 9 1904 Dobies renamed Dobie
Jan. 11 1921 Beaufort, turntable removed.
May 24 1935 Middle Creek, provide interlocked electric staff switching facilities.
Nov. 3 1958 Dobie closed to all traffic (WN43/1958) All facilities removed Nov. 10 1959 (WN 45/1959)
Dec. 17 1958 Middle Creek, provide new interlocking frame in new building.
Nov. 2 1981 Middle Creek, disestablished as electric staff station, new section Beufort - Buangor, all signals abolished. (WN 3/1982)
Sept. 14 1988 Beaufort, disestablished as electric staff station, new section Trawalla - Buangor. Signalbox, interlocking and all signals abolished

Unfortunately the track chart from Wendouree to Beaufort is missing, if you can provide a copy please email me