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...

20/05/00

The Bass Coast Shire has been highly commended in the 1999 Heart Foundation Local Government Awards for the Anderson to Wonthaggi Rail Trail. The awards recognise projects that promote health. The railtrail was one of fi...

17/05/00

The First Australian Tracks and Trails Conference was held between 11 and 13 May at Pinnacle Valley Resort near Mansfield, Victoria. Over 130 people attended the conference from around Australia and overseas representing...

17/05/00

Around 40 cyclists took part in the annual ride between Boolarra and Mirboo North this year. The weather on the day was pleasant although the trail was a little muddy after recent rain. Cyclists met at Boolarra and rode ...

30/04/00

The Benalla by-election on May 13 represents a chance for the candidates to support the proposal for a railtrail from Yea to Mansfield. Many electors in the electorate own bicycles and horses and a railtrail would provid...

14/04/00

New South Wales The old Meadowbank rail bridge across the Parramatta River in Sydney was opened by the NSW Minister for Transport on Thursday 13 April as a railtrail. It cost around $1 million. The railtrail links the no...

12/04/00

The first Australian Tracks and Trails Conference will be held in Victoria from 11 to 13 May 2000. The venue is Pinnacle Valley Resort, near Mansfield. A number of sessions will cover railtrails including a talk by Vince...

12/04/00

The annual 28km ride along the Mirboo North Rail Trail will take place on Sunday 7 May 2000 starting at 10am. The ride is expected to finish around 2pm and is free. More Information is available from The Mirboo North Rai...

30/03/00

The Light Railway Research Society will be conducting a walk on former tramways in the West Warburton area on Sunday 16 April 2000. The Light Railway Research Society is a national organisation interested in the history ...

30/03/00

Railtrails Australia has recently undertaken a planning process to look at long term goals and strategies for the organisation. As part of this process we are announcing our new mission statement. Vision Our vision is to...