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)
- Western Sydney, 12km from Sydney CBD. Crosses Parramatta River.
- Surface – Sealed
- Terrain – Flat
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