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Bethungra Spiral

Location: Main Southern railway, Bethungra, NSW 2590


This section of railway on the Sydney to Melbourne line is an engineering feat constructed in the 1940s to allow rail engines to negotiate the steep slope. The Bethungra Spiral goes through two tunnels and over the top of the hill through a deep cutting at the spur.


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Name of item: Bethungra Spiral
Type of item: Complex / Group
Collection: Transport - Rail
Category: Other - Transport - Rail
Location: Main Southern railway, Bethungra, NSW 2590
Local Govt: Junee
Current use: Railway Line
Former use: Railway Line