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Hartley Vale in the region of New South Wales is a place in Australia - some 136 mi (or 219 km) North-East of Canberra, the country's capital city.

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Current time in Hartley Vale is now 03:54 PM (Friday). The local timezone is named "Australia / Sydney" with an UTC offset of 11 hours. Depending on your budget, these more prominent locations might be interesting for you: Sydney City, Mount Wilson, Medlow Bath, Marrangaroo, Lowther or Blackheath. Since you are here already, make sure to check out Newnes Junction, Mount Victoria, Hartley Vale, Hartley and Bell. We saw some videos in the web. Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation.

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OFFICAL VIDEO:- Zig Zag Railway Day out ...

03:00 min ( January 03, 2011 by ZigZagRailway)
Views: 3,767 - Rating: 5/5

Lea Wilson and her team visited Zig Zag Railway to find out why our Day out with Thomas weekend attracts so many thousands of passengers each school holidays. Unfortunately Thomas was feeling a bit il...

Cityrail Interurban Trains Blue Mountai...

04:33 min ( January 26, 2012 by Tim Anderson)
Views: 2,820 - Rating: 5/5

V Set Interurban trains in New South Wales' Blue Mountains - Katoomba and Mount Victoria, January, 2012

Thomas The Tank Engine - Zig Zag Railway...

03:20 min ( August 03, 2009 by publicise)
Views: 13,401 - Rating: 5/5 visits with Thomas the Tank Engine on the Zig Zag Railway 1.5 hours West of Sydney in the picturesque Blue Mountains. Fun for the whole family but especially for the little ones. Thomas ...

XPT West 04 1 -- Sydney to Marrangaroo

09:08 min ( September 24, 2010 by horizonstaraus)
Views: 3,647 - Rating: 4.76471/5

April 2004 Dubbo XPT cab ride from Lithgow... Better quality version of previous video 6500 views

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Magic In The Mountains - 10 Places - This Will Sell Out

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Lithgow- Breastfeeding Education Class

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Interesting facts about this location

Hartley, New South Wales

Hartley is a historical village in New South Wales, Australia, in the City of Lithgow, located approximately 150 kilometres west of Sydney. It is below the western escarpment of the Blue Mountains. It was once a major administrative centre on the Great Western Highway. It has since fallen into decline, replaced by other towns that are on the railway line. At the 2006 census, Hartley had a population of 497 people.

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Located at -33.53, 150.23 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 3 mi away.
Tags:Communities in the Blue Mountains (New South Wales), Museums in New South Wales, Open air museums in Australia, Towns in New South Wales

Mount Victoria railway station

Mount Victoria railway station is a regional railway station on the Blue Mountains Line of the CityRail intercity network, serving the town of Mount Victoria in the Upper Blue Mountains in New South Wales, Australia. The station opened in 1869 with the opening of the Main Western railway through the area. The station has two side platforms and is served by one train every two hours in off-peak on weekdays, with additional services during peak hours.

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Located at -33.53, 150.23 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 4 mi away.
Tags:Railway stations opened in 1869, Regional railway stations in New South Wales

Mount Victoria, New South Wales

Mount Victoria is a small township in the Blue Mountains of New South Wales, Australia. It is the westernmost village in the City of Blue Mountains, located approximately 120 kilometres via road from Sydney and 1043 metres above sea-level. The settlement has a population of 828 people as of the 2006 Census.

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Located at -33.53, 150.23 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 4 mi away.
Tags:Mining towns in New South Wales, Suburbs of the City of Blue Mountains, Towns in New South Wales

Zig Zag Railway

Zig Zag Railway is an Australian heritage railway outside of Lithgow, New South Wales operating on the Lithgow Zig Zag line which was part of the Main Western line from October 1869 until October 1910 when replaced by the Ten Tunnels deviation. It was reopened as a heritage railway in October 1975. In June 2012 the Zig Zag Railway closed for an indefinite period following accreditation issues with the New South Wales Government.

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Located at -33.53, 150.23 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 5 mi away.
Tags:1975 establishments in Australia, 3ft 6in gauge railways, Heritage railways in Australia, Rail infrastructure in New South Wales, Standard gauge railways in Australia, Tourist railways in New South Wales, Visitor attractions in New South Wales

Lithgow, New South Wales

Lithgow is a city in the Central Tablelands of New South Wales, Australia and is the centre of the local political division City of Lithgow. It is located in a mountain valley named Lithgow's Valley by John Oxley in honour of William Lithgow, the first Auditor-General of New South Wales. Lithgow is on the Great Western Highway, about 150 km or two hours drive west of Sydney, or via the old mountain route, Bells Line of Road, from Windsor.

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Located at -33.53, 150.23 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 6 mi away.
Tags:Central Tablelands, Cities in New South Wales, Communities in the Blue Mountains (New South Wales), Mining towns in New South Wales