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Jarrahdale 1872 Timber Tramway - Trail Description

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Jarrahdale 1872 Timber Tramway

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Type: Tramway trail
Location: 50km south east of Perth
Start/end: Nettleton Road to South West Highway
Status: Open
Length open: 8km
Surface: Compacted earth
Terrain: Flat and undulating
Contact Region: Western Australia
Near Nettleton Road
Near Nettleton Road
Suitable for walking
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Features

The trail follows a former tramway from Jarrahdale to the site of the Balmoral POW Camp. It is part of the Munda Biddi Trail.

Description

  • The trail starts at an information bay 1km west of Jarrahdale at the corner of Nettleton Road and Jarrahdale Road.
  • The trail features spectacular wildflowers in spring.
  • It includes a loop (not on the railway formation)
  • The total distance including loop walk is 8km return.

Background Information

The trail follows the route of a timber tramway built in 1872.

Links

1. Jarrahdale Information http://jarrahdale.com/index.htm
2. Jarrahdale History http://www.jarrahdale.com/museumandhistory.htm
3. Trail Map http://jarrahdale.com/maps/walk_railway_heritage.pdf

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