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RTA Submission to Tourism NSW

(Posted: 03/12/13)


Rail Trails Australia has successfully made it onto the list of Submissions to Tourism in Local Communities in NSW.

Update on Northern Rivers Rail Trail (NSW)

(Posted: 02/12/13)


NSW Governent releases funds for Rail Trail Feasibility Study.

The Powelltown to Yarra Junction Tramway Centenary (VIC)

(Posted: 14/11/13)

Celebrate the Centenary of the Powelltown to Yarra Junction tramway.

Murchison to Rushworth Rail Trail (Vic) Development Starts

(Posted: 03/11/13)

The Greater Shepparton City Council has obtained funding to begin constructing the first 8km of this central Victorian rail trail

Gippsland Plains RT Receives Funding For Completion (VIC)

(Posted: 30/10/13)

Regional Growth Fund delivers $600,000 boost to complete Gippsland Plains Rail Trail.

Another section of the Brisbane Valley Rail Trails reopens

(Posted: 27/10/13)


Another section of the flood damaged opens

Glasshouse Country Festival

(Posted: 02/10/13)


Come and visit the Glasshouse Country Festival and Mooloolah 150th on Saturday 19th October

Atherton Tablelands Rail Trail get a green light

(Posted: 10/09/13)


The friends of the AthertonTablelands Rail Trail are delighted that funding have been approved for start of this trail

Great Southern Rail Trail Extension to Toora is Now Open (VIC)

(Posted: 01/09/13)

The Great Southern Rail Trail in Gippsland Victoria has extended from Foster to Toora.

Australian Vote4Cycling Partnership Campaign Update

(Posted: 28/08/13)

Australian Vote4Cycling Partnership Campaign Update - 11 days to go.

Northern Rivers Rail Trail proposal

(Posted: 27/08/13)

NSW Government to fund feasibility study into the Northern Rivers Rail Trail.

Bloomin' Beautiful Blackbutt Festival 2013

(Posted: 15/08/13)

The 2013 Bloomin Beuutiful Blackbutt Festival on the Brisbane valley Rail Trail is on from 6-8 September 2013.

Tumbarumba Rail Trail Gathers Steam

(Posted: 15/08/13)

Could this be the first rail trail on a NSW Government railway corridor?

Rail Trails Australia Teams up with Vote4Cycling

(Posted: 14/08/13)

Rail Trails Australia is excited to be supporting the vote4Cycling election campaign.

Gippsland Plains RT - Further Support For 2012 Flood Recovery

(Posted: 12/08/13)

Media Release: The Victorian Coalition Government continues to support local communities still recovering from the 2012 floods, Member for Gippsland East, Tim Bull said today.

Gippsland Plains Rail Trail Community Meetings - UPDATED

(Posted: 04/08/13)

The Gippsland Plains Rail Trail Committee of Management invie the community to the join them.

Esk to Coominya reopens

(Posted: 03/08/13)

Esk to Coominya section of the Brisbane Valley Rail Trail reopens.

East Gippsland Rail Trail Release 5th Edition Brochure

(Posted: 25/07/13)

East Gippsland Rail Trail management committee recently delivered the 5th edition information brochure and map

Funding announced for Camperdown to Timboon trail.

(Posted: 17/07/13)

On the 5th July at a meeting in the Glenfyne hall, Western Victoria, the State Government promised $105,000 to the local committee to improve the trail.

Brassall Trail Extensions opened

(Posted: 15/07/13)

Brassall Rail Trail has opened toward Wulkuraka Railway Station

New Ways to Contact Rail Trails Australia

(Posted: 13/07/13)

We have added more contact email addresses for different regions.

It's Time for Rail Trails in NSW

(Posted: 24/06/13)

It is time to finally allow rail trails on disused rail corridors in New South Wales.

Flood repair for the Brisbane Valley Rail Trail

(Posted: 15/06/13)

 A new replacement bridge on the Brisbane Valley Rail Trail at Esk in now open

Funding for the Gippsland Plains Rail Trail

(Posted: 04/06/13)


The Gippsland Plains Rail Trail received a boost towards the development of the trail on Friday 31st May 2013

Funding for Lilydale to Warburton Rail Trail

(Posted: 02/06/13)


The Lilydale to Warburton Rail Trail has received funding to get five heritage station sites transformed into visitor nodes.

Funding for Riesling - Rattler Rail Trail upgrade

(Posted: 30/05/13)

Funding has been obtained to repair and upgrade the 'Riesling- Rattler Trail' in SA

Funding for High Country Rail Trail Upgrade

(Posted: 28/05/13)

Funding has been announced for a 600m boardwalk and17km of trail surface upgrade between Killara and Huon in north east Victoria.

West Australian Representative Appointed

(Posted: 25/05/13)

Rail Trails Australia is pleased to announce the appointment of David Willcox as our first representative for West Australia

Steam to the Bellarine Rail Trail

(Posted: 25/05/13)

A "Rail Trail Special" steam train is running from Melbourne to the Bellarine Rail Trail on Sunday 2nd June

New branding for the Goulburn River High Country Rail Trail

(Posted: 06/05/13)

A new name and brand is proposed for the Goulburn River High Country Rail Trail in north east Victoria. Comments are due by 8th May 2013

100 Years Since First Train to Yarraman (QLD)

(Posted: 27/04/13)

Yarraman Railway Opening - Celebrating 100 Years Since the First Train to Yarraman

Casino - Murwillumbah Transport feasibility study released

(Posted: 27/04/13)

The Casino - Murwillumbah Transport Feasibility Study has now been released

Opening of Domino Rail Trail

(Posted: 23/04/13)

The 6km rail trail between Trentham and Lyonville is now completed.

Surface upgrade on Gippsland Plains Rail Trail

(Posted: 02/04/13)

The trail surface on the Gippsland Plains Rail Trail from Glengarry to Cowwarr
has been upgraded.

Champion Axemen Return for Crank-Up (Warburton Rail Trail VIC)

(Posted: 21/03/13)

The Upper Yarra Museum on the Warburton Rail Trail Presents the The Annual Crank-Up Wood Chop Competition.

We Want To Hear From You

(Posted: 11/03/13)

Rail Trails Australia wants to hear from users of the website about how we can do things better.

Putting Rail Trails on Google Maps

(Posted: 11/03/13)

Rail Trails Australia volunteers have been putting Rail Trails directly onto Google Maps.

Goulburn River Rail Trail Wins Major Award

(Posted: 09/03/13)

The efforts of the Mansfield Shire Council with the construction of this 134km rail trail in north east Victoria has won it a coveted award.

Good news on the Warrnambool to Port Fairy rail trail.

(Posted: 05/03/13)

A Moyne Gazette article shows great usage of the Warrnambool to Port Fairy Rail Trail.

A Day on the Hamilton to Coleraine Rail Trail (VIC)

(Posted: 04/02/13)

Join the Friends of Hamilton – Coleraine Rail Reserve on a Walk & Cycle Day (VIC)

South Gippsland Rail Trail Extension to Begin (VIC)

(Posted: 28/01/13)

Construction of an extension to this popular rail trail will kick off this month.  A study to bridge the gap at Koonwarra is also proposed.

Fundraising Concert for the Tiger Trail (VIC)

(Posted: 26/01/13)

Fundraising Concert for the Tiger Rail Trail (VIC)