24/09/00

The next section of The Great Southern Rail Trail between Meeniyan and Stony Creek should be completed in the next 6-8 weeks, weather permitting. This section will be suitable for walking, all bicycles, horses and wheelc...

24/09/00

Railtrails at Melbourne Bicycle Show Sunday 15 October The Bicycling Australia Show is on Sunday 15 October at the Royal Exhibition Buildings. Railtrails Autralia will be at the show along with Murray to Mountains, Moe t...

20/08/00

The Colac Otway Shire has decided to implement the Beechy line Railtrail Concept Plan. They will construct a railtrail on as much as possible of the old line from Colac to Crowes. This will link with the existing section...

20/08/00

As previously reported the former Turana to Oberon railway is to become a railtrail using the “trail between rails” concept. Tarana – Oberon Railtrail The development of railtrails in New South Wales re...

05/08/00

A short 800 m railtrail has been constructed in the town of Mansfield to link the visitor information centre with a local nature reserve. The rails over this short section were not removed when the line was lifted and ha...

05/08/00

The Willunga Railtrail has the potential to provide a continuous linear pathway south of Adelaide over a distance of 34 km from Hallet Cove to Willunga. Two sections of the trail have been open for some time: an 8 km sec...

28/07/00

The following question was asked in Victorian Parliament recently. QUESTION 405. The Hon. M.A. Birrell – To ask the Honourable the Minister for Energy and Resources (for the Honourable the Minister for Environment ...

28/07/00

A railtrail between Turana and Oberon in NSW has been given the go ahead. Although disused, this railway has not been lifted and so a trail 4″8 1/2′ (1.44 m) wide will be created between the rails. With the r...

01/07/00

East Gippsland Sealing Sealing of the East Gippsland Rail Trail between Bairnsdale and Nicholson is now under way. The first 4.5 km is now complete. The photos below show the new surface. This section of the trail receiv...

16/06/00

East Gippsland Rail Trail Bairnsdale to Nicholson In the next few weeks, this section of the trail will be sealed using a light bituminous seal similar to that used on the Murray to the Mountains trail. This section of t...