Broken Hill to Silverton
  • Length: 25km

  • Duration: 8hrs

  • Grade: 3

  • Style: One Way

  • Start: Broken Hill 

  • End: Silverton

  • Closest Town: Broken Hill 

  • Location: Country NSW and ACT

  • Distance from state capital: 1164km

  • State: NSW

  • Latitude: -31.90481449

  • Longitude: 141.2782681

Trail Access

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Bitumen Road

Gravel Road

Easy Access

Steep Road

Winding Road

Vehicle Ford

Speed Bumps

2WD Vehicle

4WD Vehicle

Entry Fee

Ample Parking

Accessible Parking

Wheelchair Toilet

Toilet Facilities

Camping Available

Drinking Water

Picnic Shelter

Picnic Table

BBQ Facilities

Fire Pit

Trail Features

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Concrete Path

Timber Boardwalk

Gravel Path

Sandy Trail

Rough Trail

No Defined Trail

Manual Wheelchair

Motorised Wheelchair

Prams and Strollers

Bike Friendly

Overnight Campsites

River Crossings

Rock Scrambling

Bush Bashing

Exposed Ledges

Trail Markers

Drinking Water

Fishing Spots

Swimming Spots

Dog Friendly

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Broken Hill to Silverton is a 25km, grade 3 One Way hike located in Country NSW and ACT New South Wales. The hike should take approximately 8hrs to complete.

Summary

This is a proposed rail trail and is not yet open. It is one of the potential Rail Trails identified throughout NSW.

Not developed as yet

This was part of an old private narrow guage tramway between Cockburn and Broken Hill, owned by the Silverton Tramway Company.  It was built in 1888 as a way to transport ore from the Silverton mines to Port Pirie in SA.  It was extended on to Broken Hill upon discovery of minerals there.

Notes

Broken Hill to Silverton in Country NSW and ACT

Old tramway between Broken Hill and Silverton in the state’s far west

Coarse gravel

Open hilly desert type terrain


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