Dubbo to Molong Rail Trail
  • Length: 130km

  • Duration: 8 days

  • Grade: 2

  • Style: One Way

  • Start: Dubbo 

  • End: Molong

  • Closest Town: Dubbo 

  • Location: Country NSW and ACT

  • Distance from state capital: 291km

  • State: NSW

  • Latitude: -33.09278244

  • Longitude: 148.8717258

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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Dubbo to Molong Rail Trail is a 130km, grade 2 One Way hike located in Country NSW and ACT New South Wales. The hike should take approximately 8 days to complete.

Summary

This trail is not opened or developed. It is one of 17 potential rail trails in NSW

It would be almost 130km in length, making it ideal for a one day ride for the enthusiast, or a multi day tour for the touring cyclist.
The trail has two major towns at the start and finish, with two delightful vlllages in between.
The major towns of Dubbo and Molong are well serviced by public transport, have plenty of accommodation and places to eat.
The villages of Yeoval and Cumnock both have accommodation and meals available.
The railway passes through rolling country side and has many embankments, cuttings and bridges for railway enthusiasts to enjoy.
Some station buildings and railway infrastructure still exists at Yeoval and Cumnock

This trail is not yet open.

This 129km railway from Molong ot Dubbo opened in 1925 and basically paralled the main Orange – Dubbo railway while serving the many communities along the way. Operations ceased in 1991 except for 2 km at Molong that is used for a passing siding on the main western line to Broken Hill.

Notes

Dubbo to Molong in Country NSW and ACT

Dubbo to Molong via Cumnock and Yeoval in Central West of NSW

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