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Smart use of an old decommissioned railway bridge. Some interesting art installations and information.

The bridge today carries pedestrians and cyclists diagonally across the Yarra River from Southbank... read more

Reviewed 1 August 2018
westy54
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A busy bridge especially when it's off work time. There are a few structures there which state... read more

Reviewed 29 March 2018
380sima
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Sandridge Bridge, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
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Reviewed 9 October 2016

Some bridges are "just a bridge", but this has been a functional bridge that is both a functioning pedestrian bridge linking the city and Southbank but is also a work of art.

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The Sandridge Railway Bridge once was actually a railway bridge, but now it is for pedestrians only. It goes from Southbank near Crown Casino to Flinders Street Station. The bridge is 178 metres (585 feet) long. The bridge is intended to celebrate the contribution Australia's...More

Thank Jeffry B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Old rail bridge converted in 2006 to pedestrian bridge decorated with Australia art. It crosses the Yarra river at an angle near the Flinders Street Railway station. The art is ten abstract sculptures in a piece titled The Travellers (by Nadim Karam), which represents the...More

Thank Don P
Reviewed 25 August 2018

I love this bridge and can remember when it carried trains to St Kilda and Port Melbourne. It dates back to the earliest days of railways in Victoria and is a great viewing spot to gaze over Southbank and the City skyline in the other...More

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Reviewed 1 August 2018

The bridge today carries pedestrians and cyclists diagonally across the Yarra River from Southbank to Flinders Street Station. The current bridge, the third on this site, is approximately 180 metres long and was opened in 1888. It saw its last train in 1987. It was...More

2  Thank westy54
Reviewed 29 March 2018 via mobile

A busy bridge especially when it's off work time. There are a few structures there which state that it came from different countries.

1  Thank 380sima
Reviewed 11 March 2018

Visited on Thursday 22nd February. We walked across this bridge from Soutbank to Flinders Street Station. It has some interesting art work and wondered what it looked like lit up at night unfortunately we didn't get back to see it at night.

2  Thank Michael-4551
Reviewed 1 March 2018 via mobile

an interesting part of melbourne’s history is this former railway bridge. offers great views of yarra and city. check it out on way too aquarium

1  Thank JohnG3121
Reviewed 12 January 2018

Sandridge Railway Bridge is a bridge filled with history. Only Melbourne, it seems, can realise such magnificent ideas into reality. You can learn so much about the history of immigration into Melbourne and Australia just by walking this old bridge, across the Yarra river, opposite...More

1  Thank Dimitris L
Reviewed 23 December 2017

Bridging the divide across the Yarra river between Flinders Street station and Southbank, this is a pleasant walk filled with artwork and information on Australia's immigration story. Thanks for the vote if you found this review helpful.

1  Thank nilintentum_reliquit
Reviewed 22 December 2017

Melbourne is one of those cities that calls to you to explore...by train, bus, tram or by foot. It's easy to explore. This bridge spans the Yarra River with delightful sculptures depicting 'travellers'... immigrants who traditionally arrived by train over the bridge from Station Pier....More

1  Thank Crystalline4u
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