Dictionary of Sydney

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Scenic Railway

Katoomba railway originally constructed for coal and oil shale mining, now recognised as the world's steepest railway and a major tourist attraction.

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Part of

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.