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Brisbane Valley Rail Trail

 

Brisbane Valley Rail Trail is the longest rail trail in Australia. Starting from Wulkuraka Station in Ipswich, the rail trail heads to Fernvale, Lowood, Coominya, Esk Brown Sign link, Toogoolawah, Moore, Linville, Benarkin, Blackbutt Brown Sign link, and ending at Yarraman Brown Sign link.

The Brisbane Valley Rail Trail was split in two sections, with a gap between Toogoolawah and Moore. The gap was opened in July 2018, completing the 161km rail trail.

The trail follows the disused Brisbane Valley rail line, commenced from Wulkaraka in 1884 and completed through to Yarraman in 1913. Closure of the line started in 1967 with the cessation of passenger services and the last section closed in the 1990s.

The sections of the Brisbane Valley Rail Trail are:

  • Wulkuraka (Ipswich) to Fernvale 22km
  • Fernvale to Lowood 9km
  • Lowood to Esk 35km
  • Esk to Toogoolawah 19km
  • Toohoolawah to Moore 27km
  • Moore to Blackbutt 30km
  • Blackbutt to Yarraman 18km