Meadowbank Railway Bridge
  • Length: 0.5km

  • Duration: 30 mins

  • Grade: 2

  • Style: One Way

  • Start: Meadowbank

  • End: Meadowbank

  • Closest Town: Meadowbank

  • Location: Sydney and Blue Mountains

  • Distance from state capital: 12km

  • State: NSW

  • Latitude: -33.82012805

  • Longitude: 151.089344

Meadowbank Railway Bridge is a 0.5km, grade 2 One Way hike located in Sydney and Blue Mountains New South Wales. The hike should take approximately 30 mins to complete.

Summary

A former Railway Bridge spanning the Parramatta River.  The bridge links with shared pathways around Homebush and Shepherds Bays.

The cast iron bridge was fabricated in England and erected in 1886. It carried trains until 1980 when a new parallel railway bridge was built. The old bridge was opened for pedestrian and cycle use in 2000.

The bridge links the Ryde district with Homebush Bay. It links with a 3 klm shared pathway around Homebush and Shepherds Bays. Signs should be in position to indicate this pathway.

Meadowbank (western side of Sydney) to Meadowbank (western side of Sydney)

Notes

Meadowbank in Sydney and Blue Mountains

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Western Sydney, 12km from Sydney CBD. Crosses Parramatta River.

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