Belgrave Railway Trail
  • Length: 12.5km

  • Duration: 4hrs

  • Grade: 3

  • Style: One Way

  • Start: Bayswater 

  • End: Belgrave

  • Closest Town: Bayswater 

  • Location: Victoria

  • Distance from state capital: 40km

  • State: VIC


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.


  • Bayswater to Belgrave
  • 40km East of Melbourne
  • Surface – Sealed
  • Terrain – Hilly

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