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NSW Railway Tunnels

Location Type Status Length Photos Distance Between
Belmont Branch
Redhead Tunnel Single Closed 181m 12 ??? Adamstown and Fernleigh Loop
Blayney - Demondrille Line
Carcoar Tunnel Single In Use 281m 2 310.6 km Carcoar and Coombing Siding
Bombala Line
Brooks Bank Tunnel Single In Use 292m 1 302.6 km Bungendore Junction and Farrer
Pine Range No 1 Tunnel Single In Use 165m 1 314.1 km Burbong and Pine Range No 2 Tunnel
Pine Range No 2 Tunnel Single In Use 243m 316.0 km Pine Range No 1 Tunnel and Queanbeyan
Colinton Tunnel Single Closed 161m 2 ??? Colinton and Bredbo
Box Vale Colliery Branch
Box Vale Tunnel Single Closed 6 ??? Jct (Box Vale Colliery Line) and Box Vale Colliery
Dombarton - Maldon Line
Avon Tunnel Single Not Opened 4000m 7 ??? Jct (Dombarton) and Jct (Maldon)
Dorrigo Branch
Tunnel No 1 Single Closed ??? Glenreagh and Tunnel No 2
Tunnel No 2 Single Closed ??? Tunnel No 1 and Timber Top
Gulgong - Mary Vale Line
Tunnel No 5 Single Not Opened ??? Goolma and Spicers Creek
Gwabegar Line
Capertee Tunnel Single In Use 205m 2 204.9 km Ben Bullen and Capertee
Carlos Gap Tunnel Single In Use 382m 4 223.1 km Carlos Gap and Vulcan
Main North Line
Boronia No 1 Tunnel Double In Use 422m 50.8 km Cowan and Boronia No 2 Tunnel
Boronia No 2 Tunnel Double In Use 602m 1 51.8 km Boronia No 1 Tunnel and Boronia No 3 Tunnel
Boronia No 3 Tunnel Double In Use 141m 54.5 km Boronia No 2 Tunnel and Boronia No 4 Tunnel
Boronia No 4 Tunnel Double In Use 74m 54.7 km Boronia No 3 Tunnel and Jct (Start Boronia No 5 deviation)
Boronia No 5 Tunnel Double Closed 74m 2 ??? Jct (Start Boronia No 5 deviation) and Jct (End Boronia No 5 deviation)
Long Island Tunnel (1st) Double Closed ??? Jct (Start Hawkesbury Bridge deviation) and Jct (End Hawkesbury Bridge deviation)
Woy Woy Tunnel Double In Use 1770m 1 67.1 km Mullet Creek and Woy Woy
Tickhole Tunnel Double In Use 205m,153m 157.6 km Cardiff and Kotara
Ardglen Tunnel Single In Use 488m 5 362.3 km Pangela and Ardglen
Limbri Tunnel Single In Use 151m 1 485.2 km Limbri and Danglemah
Long Island Tunnel Double In Use 263m 1 58.6 km Jct (Start Hawkesbury Bridge deviation) and Hawkesbury Bridge Platform
Mullet Creek Tunnel Double In Use 456m 59.3 km Hawkesbury Bridge Platform and Jct (End Hawkesbury Bridge deviation)
Main South Line
Engine Dive Single In Use 1.2 km Central Goods Junction and Redfern
Old Main Tunnel Single Closed 181m 2 ??? Jct (Start 1919 deviation) and Jct (End 1919 Loop Line deviation)
The Gib Tunnel (1st) Single Re-used 1 ??? Jct (Box Vale Colliery Line) and Jct (End Mittagong deviation)
Picton Tunnel Double In Use 183m 2 87.7 km Jct (Picton) and Redbank Tunnel
Redbank Tunnel Double In Use 315m 92.4 km Picton Tunnel and Tahmoor
Yerrinbool Tunnel Double In Use 247m 116.6 km Yerrinbool and Aylmerton Tunnel
Aylmerton Tunnel Double In Use 920m 122.3 km Yerrinbool Tunnel and Aylmerton
The Gib Tunnel Double In Use 516m 2 134.6 km Jct (Start Mittagong deviation) and Jct (End Mittagong deviation)
Bethungra Spiral No 1 Tunnel Single In Use 68m 2 454.9 km Jct (Start Bethungra deviation) and Bethungra Spiral No 2 Tunnel
Bethungra Spiral No 2 Tunnel Single In Use 75m 2 455.0 km Bethungra Spiral No 1 Tunnel and Jct (End Bethungra deviation)
Main Western Line
Clarence Tunnel Single In Use 494m ??? Clarence (1st) and Edgecombe
Zig Zag Tunnel Single In Use ??? Top Points and Bottom Points
Glenbrook Tunnel (1st) Single Closed 4 ??? Lapstone Bottom Points and Glenbrook (1st)
Glenbrook Tunnel Double In Use 283m 2 65.2 km Lapstone and Glenbrook
Zig Zag No 1 Tunnel Double In Use 523m 2 145.8 km Clarence and Zig Zag No 2 Tunnel
Zig Zag No 2 Tunnel Double In Use 111m 1 146.8 km Zig Zag No 1 Tunnel and Zig Zag No 3 Tunnel
Zig Zag No 3 Tunnel Double In Use 174m 2 147.2 km Zig Zag No 2 Tunnel and Zig Zag No 4 Tunnel
Zig Zag No 4 Tunnel Double In Use 404m 1 147.5 km Zig Zag No 3 Tunnel and Zig Zag No 5 Tunnel
Zig Zag No 5 Tunnel Double In Use 165m 2 148.0 km Zig Zag No 4 Tunnel and Zig Zag No 6 Tunnel
Zig Zag No 6 Tunnel Double In Use 182m 2 148.2 km Zig Zag No 5 Tunnel and Zig Zag No 7 Tunnel
Zig Zag No 7 Tunnel Double In Use 224m 1 148.5 km Zig Zag No 6 Tunnel and Zig Zag No 8 Tunnel
Zig Zag No 8 Tunnel Double In Use 171m 1 148.9 km Zig Zag No 7 Tunnel and Zig Zag No 9 Tunnel
Zig Zag No 9 Tunnel Double In Use 78m 2 149.2 km Zig Zag No 8 Tunnel and Zig Zag No 10 Tunnel
Zig Zag No 10 Tunnel Double In Use 790m 1 149.5 km Zig Zag No 9 Tunnel and Zig Zag
Marrangaroo Tunnel Double In Use 974m 3 164.8 km Jct (Start Marrangaroo Deviation) and Jct (End Marrangaroo Deviation)
Murwillumbah Branch
Naughtons Gap Tunnel Single Closed 265m 815.7 km Naughtons Gap and Bungabbee
Booyong Tunnel Single Closed 130m 855.3 km Laureldale and Booyong Junction
Fords Gap Tunnel Single Closed 78m 900.2 km Mullumbimby and Morrisons Hill Tunnel
Morrisons Hill Tunnel Single Closed 381m 902.3 km Fords Gap Tunnel and Haynes Hill Tunnel
Haynes Hill Tunnel Single Closed 96m 904.3 km Morrisons Hill Tunnel and Billinudgel
Marshalls Hill Tunnel Single Closed 87m 4 905.6 km Billinudgel and Yelgun
Bamberry Hill Tunnel Single Closed 172m 3 909.2 km Yelgun and Crabbes Creek
Hull Hill Tunnel Single Closed 55m 912.1 km Crabbes Creek and Mooball
Burringbar Range Tunnel Single Closed 524m 3 921.0 km Upper Burringbar and Stokers
Newnes Line
Newnes No 1 Tunnel Single Closed 177m 177.2 km Deane and Newnes No 2 Tunnel
Newnes No 2 Tunnel Single Closed 180m 1 180.4 km Newnes No 1 Tunnel and Mount Wolgan
North Coast Line
Wallarobba Tunnel Single In Use 304m 1 228.3 km Hilldale and Wallarobba
Monkerai Tunnel Double In Use 755m 1 254.7 km Monkerai and Nooroo
Bulliac Tunnel Single In Use 223m 321.5 km Pitlochry and Bulliac
Wauchope Tunnel Single In Use 65m 447.8 km Kerewong and Wauchope
Repton Tunnel Single In Use 110m 588.6 km Repton and Archville
Red Hill No 1 Tunnel Single In Use 92m 615.4 km North Coffs Harbour and Red Hill No 2 Tunnel
Red Hill No 2 Tunnel Single In Use 208m 1 617.0 km Red Hill No 1 Tunnel and Red Hill No 3 Tunnel
Red Hill No 3 Tunnel Single In Use 261m 617.6 km Red Hill No 2 Tunnel and Red Hill No 4 Tunnel
Red Hill No 4 Tunnel Single In Use 121m 618.1 km Red Hill No 3 Tunnel and Red Hill No 5 Tunnel
Red Hill No 5 Tunnel Single In Use 273m 618.6 km Red Hill No 4 Tunnel and Landrigans
Cougal Spiral No 1 Tunnel Single In Use 192m 5 872.0 km Cougal and Cougal Spiral No 2 Tunnel
Cougal Spiral No 2 Tunnel Single In Use 177m 1 872.7 km Cougal Spiral No 1 Tunnel and Border Loop
Border Tunnel Single In Use 1100m 3 875.5 km Border Loop and Queensland Border
North Shore Line
Bay Road Tunnel Double In Use 144m 2 6.4 km Wollstonecraft and Waverton
Lavender Bay Tunnel Double In Use 310m 7.0 km Waverton and North Sydney Car Sidings
North Sydney Tunnel Quad In Use 422m 1 5.4 km Waverton and North Sydney
Richmond Vale Railway
Richmond Vale No 1 Tunnel Single Closed 3 ??? Stockrington No 1 Colliery and Sugarloaf Tunnel
Sugarloaf Tunnel Single Closed 1 ??? Richmond Vale No 1 Tunnel and Six Mile Loop
Richmond Vale No 3 Tunnel Single Closed 2 ??? De Sallis Siding and Richmond Vale Junction
Rozelle - Darling Harbour Goods Line
Glebe Road Tunnel Double Re-used 745m 3 ??? Balmain Road Junction and John Street Tunnel
John Street Tunnel Double Re-used 124m 2 ??? Glebe Road Tunnel and Darling Island
Sandy Hollow - Gulgong Line
Coxs Gap No 1 Tunnel Single In Use 761m 3 366.5 km Kerrabee and Coxs Gap No 2 Tunnel
Coxs Gap No 2 Tunnel Single In Use 410m 368.3 km Coxs Gap No 1 Tunnel and Bylong Tunnel
Bylong Tunnel Single In Use 1975m 3 375.1 km Coxs Gap No 2 Tunnel and Bylong Loop
Wollar Gap Tunnel Single In Use 376m 1 408.9 km Akuna and Wollar
South Coast Line
Illawarra Dive Double In Use 1.7 km Illawarra Junction and Erskineville
Arncliffe Tunnel Double Closed 8.8 km Arncliffe and Banksia
Waterfall Tunnel Single Closed 221m 2 ??? Waterfall and South Waterfall Temporary Junction
Cawley Tunnel Single Closed 381m 6 ??? Cawley and Helensburgh Temporary Junction
Helensburgh Tunnel (1st) Single Closed 4 ??? Helensburgh Temporary Junction and Helensburgh (1st)
Metropolitan Tunnel (1st) Single Closed ??? Helensburgh (1st) and Lilyvale No 1 Tunnel
Lilyvale No 1 Tunnel Single Closed 80m ??? Metropolitan Tunnel (1st) and Lilyvale No 2 Tunnel
Lilyvale No 2 Tunnel Single Closed 322m ??? Lilyvale No 1 Tunnel and Lilyvale (1st)
Otford Tunnel Single Re-used 565m ??? Otford and Stanwell Park (1st)
Clifton Tunnel Single In Use 1001m 60.3 km Coal Cliff South and Clifton
Croom Tunnel Single In Use 40m 106.8 km Oak Flats and Dunmore/Shellharbour
Kiama Tunnel Single In Use 472m 118.2 km Bombo and Kiama
Omega No 1 Tunnel Single In Use 373m 121.7 km Kiama and Omega No 2 Tunnel
Omega No 2 Tunnel Single In Use 199m 122.5 km Omega No 1 Tunnel and Omega No 3 Tunnel
Omega No 3 Tunnel Single In Use 326m 123.8 km Omega No 2 Tunnel and Omega No 4 Tunnel
Omega No 4 Tunnel Single In Use 322m 124.5 km Omega No 3 Tunnel and Omega
Helensburgh Tunnel Double In Use 456m 47.6 km Helensburgh and Metropolitan Tunnel
Metropolitan Tunnel Double In Use 133m 48.4 km Helensburgh Tunnel and Metropolitan Colliery Junction
Lilyvale Tunnel Double In Use 260m 49.7 km Metropolitan Colliery Junction and Lilyvale
Bald Hill Tunnel Double In Use 289m 2 54.4 km Otford and Stanwell Park
Stanwell Park Tunnel Double In Use 117m 56.5 km Stanwell Park and Stanwell Creek Tunnel
Stanwell Creek Tunnel Double In Use 277m 57.1 km Stanwell Park Tunnel and Coal Cliff
Unanderra - Moss Vale Line
Illawarra No 1 Tunnel Single In Use 188m 1 99.2 km Jct (Dombarton) and Illawarra No 2 Tunnel
Illawarra No 2 Tunnel Single In Use 628m 4 102.6 km Illawarra No 1 Tunnel and Summit Tank