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Fyansford Rail Trail

Victoria - Melbourne region

Location:
Length: 4.7 km
Surface: Sealed
Start / End: North Geelong to Fyansford
Public Transport: Train
Suitable for:
  • PramsPrams
  • Scooters and Inline SkatesScooters and Inline Skates

Map Legend:

  • Rail Trail
  • On Road
  • Possible Rail Trail
  • Other Trail
  • former Railway

Attractions

  •  The trail starts at North geelong Station.
  • The sealed trail runs beside the old railway line.
  • Many of the rails and crossings are still evident.

Background Information

 

The line was conceived by the cement company, who approached the State Government in 1915-16 requesting a rail link to North Geelong. In 1926 the Australian Portland Cement Company opened a private 3’6″ railway  to their quarry. Usage of the line declined by the 1990’s as road haulage took over. The cement plant closed in 2000 and was demolished.

A bike path and linear park was provided beside the tracks in the early 1980s.

No services listed for this rail trail.

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