Railton Tourism

Railton is a town situated 20 km inland from Devonport on the north-west coast of Tasmania, Australia's island state. At the 2006 census, Railton had a population of 900. It was first known as Redwater Creek and became known as Railton after the construction of a tramway line in the 1860s. Railton was first surveyed in 1853 and a railway line through the town from Deloraine to Latrobe was completed in 1885. Early settlers who were mainly farmers and timber workers lived in slab huts. The wide main street was built to make life easier for the bullock teams making their way to the railway station. By the 1900s Railton had a flourishing timber trade with 2 sawmills. Railton has several topiaries in various locations around the town. Visit the "Town of Topiary" website for information on how to find them Railton promotes itself as the "Town of Topiary". Railton is home to a Cement Australia plant which began operations in 1923. It was previously known as Goliath Cement.

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Unplug yourself and have a laid-back vacation at Railton, Australia. This city offers countless opportunities to click pictures for your travel journal. Most online packages to this city are of 1-2 days.

  • Know the pollution level of Railton before you plan your visit.

    • Air Pollution 4.17 (Very Low)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 12.5 (Very Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 12.5 (Very Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 12.5 (Very Low)
  • How safe is Railton for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Railton.

    • Burglary and Theft 15 (Very Low)
    • Mugging and Robbery 45.83 (Moderate)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 37.5 (Low)
    • Corruption and Bribery 25 (Low)
    • Car Stealing 41.67 (Moderate)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 37.5 (Low)
    • Attacks 41.67 (Moderate)
    • Drug offense 54.17 (Moderate)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 70.83 (High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 41.67 (Moderate)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 45.83 (Moderate)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 45.83 (Moderate)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 54.17 (Moderate)
    • Safety Index 55.37 (Moderate)
    • Climate Index 86.9 (Very High)
    • Pollution Index 4.6 (Very Low)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 22.5 (Very Low)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Here's how much it will cost to shop in Railton

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.07 USD
    • International Movie per seat 12.21 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 35.62 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 94.28 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 63.1 USD

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