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Adamstown - railway station
A high quality rail trail through a range of landscapes from suburbia to dense bushland.
The rail trail is gently graded.
All busy road crossings have facilities to cross safely.
A major feature is the 180m long curved brick lined tunnel under the Pacific Highway.
Considerable effort has gone into preserving the history of the corridor with rail track being left in place where practical, and removed rail and sleepers used for features along the trail.
This section is basically flat and the scenery predominantly coastal bushland, the highlight being the boardwalk across wetlands. The platform and surrounds at Belmont have had considerable landscaping making it quite a feature.
Belmont is the best place along the trail to buy refreshments having a large range of place to eat and drink.
About the region
Situated on the east coast of NSW, Newcastle is surrounded by golden sand beaches, a breathtaking coastline and a beautiful working harbour. The cafes, restaurants and bars, unique architecture and rich history stretch from the city to the suburbs.
Adamstown to Belmont in Newcastle Area
Near Newcastle , 160km from Sydney
For more information and a location map please visit RailTrails Australia.