Richmond Vale Rail Trail
  • Length: 28km

  • Duration: 9hrs

  • Grade: 3

  • Style: One Way

  • Start: Newcastle 

  • End: Richmond Vale

  • Closest Town: Newcastle 

  • Location: Newcastle Area

  • Distance from state capital: 167km

  • State: NSW

  • Latitude: -32.82829218

  • Longitude: 151.6756439


Richmond Vale Rail Trail is a 28km, grade 3 One Way hike located in Newcastle Area New South Wales. The hike should take approximately 9hrs to complete.


This is a proposed rail trail and is not yet open. It is one of the potential Rail Trails identified throughout NSW.

A great future rail trail in the Newcastle area
Possible 28km trail through spectacular coastal hinterland 
This line has three beautiful brick lined tunnels 
Wonderful railway infrasture including bridges, deep cuttings, and huge embankments 
Would link Newcastle with Kurri Kurri and Cessnock
This trail could link up with many other cyclepaths in Newcastle and the Cessnock wineries

Newcastle Cycleways movement is working closely with Newcastle and other councils involved, to make this trail into a reality.


Newcastle to Richmond Vale in Newcastle Area

Hexham to Richmond Vale in the north west Newcastle area


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