Rosstown Railway Heritage Trail
  • Length: 7km

  • Duration: 2hrs

  • Grade: 2

  • Style: One Way

  • Start: Hughesdale 

  • End: Elsternwick

  • Closest Town: Hughesdale 

  • Location: Victoria

  • Distance from state capital: 9km

  • State: VIC


Mainly one for those interested in history. The trail is a marked on- and off-road heritage route following a private railway that ran just one train in 1888.

2002 Brochure from city of Glen Eira (2.3MB)

For more information on this trail see the book Rail Trails of Victoria and South Australia.


  • Hughesdale to Elsternwick
  • Southern Melbourne suburbs, 9km from Melbourne
  • Surface – Sealed
  • Terrain – Flat

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