Wulkuraka - Brassall Rail Trail
  • Length: 3km

  • Duration: 1hr

  • Grade: 2

  • Style: One Way

  • Start: Brassall 

  • End: North Ipswitch

  • Closest Town: Brassall 

  • Location: South East Queensland

  • Distance from state capital: 41km

  • State: QLD

  • Latitude: -27.59837887

  • Longitude: 152.7460641

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Wulkuraka – Brassall Rail Trail is a 3km, grade 2 One Way hike located in South East Queensland Queensland. The hike should take approximately 1hrs to complete.

Summary

This trail has lighting and 24 hr camera surveillance and a 3.5m wide concreted surface.

A high standard rail trail in the major population centre of Ipswich
Great history connections with the first rail line in Queensland, a coke mine, the Rail Workshop Museum and the Smith Street bike route to Ipswich.

This beat the rail line from Ipswich to Brisbane in 1875.  Ipswich was a prime candidate for becoming the capital of Queensland,but lost out to Brisbane in 1859. This is why the direction of the first rail  is this way.

It was built in 2008 and opened in 2009 with  a proposed extension in the future further along the line which hugs the Bremer river toward the centre of Ipswich.

Notes

Brassall to North Ipswitch in South East Queensland

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Brassall near Ipswich 41 km west of Brisbane.

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