Red Hill railway line

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Red Hill
TypeMelbourne suburban service
SystemVictorian Railways
StatusPrivate property, equestrian trail
Former connectionsStony Point line
Opened2 December 1921
Closed29 June 1953
Number of tracksSingle track throughout

The Red Hill railway line in Melbourne, Australia, was a rural railway branching off from the Stony Point railway line at Bittern. The line had a fairly short life, opening on 2 December 1921 and closing on 29 June 1953.[1]

Current status[edit]

The line was dismantled some time after it was closed, and most of the line from Bittern to Merricks is now on private property, while the right-of-way from Merricks to Red Hill remains, having been converted to a shared use rail trail.

Line guide[edit]

Red Hill railway line
Bittern (to Stony Point)
Balnarring (Demolished)
Merricks (Demolished)
Red Hill (Demolished)


  1. ^ "Red Hill Line". Vicsig. Retrieved 28 March 2016.