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There is a variety of information available about the Victorian railways. Provided here are some suggestions for further reading and links to other useful websites.

Victoria has several rail museums that provide static displays of restored locomotives and other railways-related material. There are also tourist steam locomotive services that operate on a regular basis throughout the state.

The Sandridge Railway Trail is a brochure produced by Museum Victoria that guides visitors along the route of Victoria's first railway from Flinders Street Station to Port Melbourne. The brochure outlines the significance of the former Sandridge railway line and identifies past and present heritage sites along the way. The brochure is free and available from the following locations:

  • Visitor Information Centre Federation Square
  • Bourke Street Mall Information Booth
  • MET Shop, Melbourne Town Hall
  • On board Yarra Trams route 109 to Station Pier
  • Beacon Cove Foodstore
  • Immigration Museum
  • Melbourne Museum

The Sandridge Railway Trail self-guided tour has been funded by the Department of Infrastructure.

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