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Katoomba coal tramway

Tramway which carried coal and shale from the Katoomba's steep industrial railway (now known as the famous Scenic Railway) to the Great Western Railway.

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1881 - 1882

Katoomba coal tramway


Part of the vanished mine heritage of Katoomba, John Britty North's tramway hauled coal and shale from the Megalong valley along an extensive tramway system of which today's Scenic Railway is only a small part.