Belgrave Railway Trail
  • Length: 12.5km

  • Duration: 4hrs

  • Grade: 3

  • Style: One Way

  • Start: Bayswater 

  • End: Belgrave

  • Closest Town: Bayswater 

  • Location: Melbourne Region

  • Distance from state capital: 40km

  • State: VIC

  • Latitude: -37.83650963

  • Longitude: 145.2633983

Belgrave Railway Trail is a 12.5km, grade 3 One Way hike located in Melbourne Region Victoria. The hike should take approximately 4hrs to complete.

Summary

Running beside the suburban railway line from Bayswater to Belgrave in the Dandenong Ranges, this trail follows the historic route of Puffing Billy, which ran as a narrow gauge railway from Upper Ferntree Gully until it was replaced with the extension of the suburban electric system to Belgrave in 1962.

Historic narrow gauge formations near Belgrave.
Gently climb to the base of the Dandenongs.

There are some short road sections near Upwey and Tecoma.

This trail is part of walking/cycling trail that mostly follows the railway from Ringwood. The maps shows where the trail starts at the Dandenong creek trail.

Notes

Bayswater to Belgrave in Melbourne Region

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40km East of Melbourne

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For more information and a location map please visit RailTrails Australia.