Rosstown Railway Heritage Trail
  • Length: 7km

  • Duration: 2hrs

  • Grade: 2

  • Style: One Way

  • Start: Hughesdale 

  • End: Elsternwick

  • Closest Town: Hughesdale 

  • Location: Melbourne Region

  • Distance from state capital: 9km

  • State: VIC

  • Latitude: -37.89791724

  • Longitude: 145.0841945


Rosstown Railway Heritage Trail is a 7km, grade 2 One Way hike located in Melbourne Region Victoria. The hike should take approximately 2hrs to complete.


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 in Melbourne Region

Southern Melbourne suburbs, 9km from Melbourne



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