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Taradale Viaduct

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Address: Back Creek, Taradale, Victoria 3461, Australia

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Randomly spotted from the road

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... read more

Reviewed 16 March 2015
Melbourne, Australia
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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 from the goldfields to Melbourne. Taradale Viaduct has five brick supports and rises 35m above... More 

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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 tip, dont follow road under viaduct as it goes offroad into the bush! Have a... More 

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Reviewed 22 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 a footpath that takes you through open ground with a water race on one side... More 

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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 on the Calder Highway, which I have done several times this year. Taradale railway station... More 

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