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Large Car Park
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Prams & Strollers
Mountain Bike Trail
Historic Rail Trail
Coast & Beach
Waterfalls & Lakes
Goldfields & Mining
Recent works along the trail have resulted in some sections with a rough stony surface that needs to be taken slowly on a bike. Vehicular access near the power station end has also caused some unevenness of the trail.
A short, flat trail with some farmland and lake views
The imposing Yallourn power station provides interest at the end of the trail
Wildflowers abound in spring
Accommodation and restaurants in Moe
For more information on this trail see the book Rail Trails of Victoria Guide - downloadable electronic pdf.
The railway from Moe to Yallourn was constructed in the 1950's to replace the original branch line, which joined the main line between Moe and Morwell. The new line meant that heavy coal trains didn't have to climb through the Haunted Hills. The new line was subsequently closed in 1986, when briquette production was moved to Morwell.
Moe - Bennett St on the east side to Yallourn Power Station, Eastern Rd
About the region
Stretch your legs in some of Victoria's most spectacular national parks, be charmed by tiny towns, and indulge in gourmet fresh produce in Gippsland. Amble along Ninety Mile Beach, set up camp in Wilsons Prom or set sail on the Gippsland Lakes. Feed your curiosity at galleries and studios, or at local cellar doors, boutique distilleries and renowned restaurants.
Moe to Yallourn Power Station in Gippsland
Latrobe Valley 130km east of Melbourne
For more information and a location map please visit RailTrails Australia.