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Taradale Viaduct

Back Creek, Taradale, Victoria 3461, Australia
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If you love Viaducts, you'll love this one

This train bridge is well worth stopping to see. The bridge crosses the gully of Back creek in... read more

Reviewed 15 May 2017
Sharon D
Engineering achievement

Taradale Viaduct is one of the engineering marvels you pass on the railway between Melbourne and... read more

Reviewed 31 May 2015
Jolyon67
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Melbourne, Australia
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15 May 2017
“If you love Viaducts, you'll love this one”
30 May 2015
“Engineering achievement”
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Back Creek, Taradale, Victoria 3461, Australia
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Reviewed 15 May 2017

This train bridge is well worth stopping to see. The bridge crosses the gully of Back creek in Taradale which was a very prosperous town during the gold rush. Now it is a small sleepy little place with this amazing piece of engineering and the...More

Thank Sharon D
Reviewed 31 May 2015

Taradale Viaduct is one of the engineering marvels you pass on the railway between Melbourne and Bendigo. You pass it soon after you cross the equally impressive Malsbury Viaduct at you head north to Castlemaine. Both were built in 1861 to transport people and goods...More

Thank Jolyon67
Reviewed 16 March 2015

Didnt actually go to Taradale to see this was just travelling through, saw the viaduct from the main road and decided to have a closer look, easy to find and get a good closer look. Really wonderful bit of history, well worth a look! Traveller...More

Thank time_explorer
Reviewed 21 November 2013

This is a classic walk in the park,or a walk along the viaduct,to be more precise. Its a magnificent edific, being one of the longest and highest railway bridges in Victoria. We left our car in the main street and walked towards the bridge along...More

3  Thank Eli B
Reviewed 25 October 2008

This wonderful bridge was built about 1861 for the so-called Main Line in Victoria, Australia which ran and still runs from Melbourne to Bendigo. It is great to observe a train rushing across this impressive viaduct while you are in a car passing through Taradale...More

4  Thank Victorianlad
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