11/12/01

The new edition has just come back from the printers. We are posting copies today (12/12/2001) to everyone who preordered. It is not too late to get a copy for Christmas. Order this week and (subject to postage delays) w...

13/10/01

How do you spell “rail trail” anyway? (Does anyone care?) Three years ago, the Railtrails Australia committee discussed how to spell “rail trail”. You might suggest that there are more important t...

13/10/01

A new edition of our Victorian Rail Trail Guidebook will soon be available. The new guide has been fully revised with improved layout, new photos and revised maps. This edition also includes the three main rail trails in...

12/10/01

Railtrails Australia has been monitoring the possibility of a rail trail along at least part of the historic Brisbane River Valley railway. In 1998 we reported the destruction of several low level heavy timber bridges on...

13/08/01

There have been developments on a number of Victorian trails in recent months. A quick round up: Murray to the Mountains – Work is nearing completion on this trail. Currently the trail is open between Myrtleford an...

13/08/01

At the Annual General Meeting of the Friends of the Lilydale to Warburton Trail last week, the position of Treasurer was not filled. If would consider helping in this capacity, please contact Arthur Francis (president) o...

12/08/01

This year the railway form Lilydale to Warburton celebrates its centenary. While the railway is no longer with us, the Lilydale to Warburton Rail Trail provides a link to the past. To celebrate the centenary, the Friends...

03/07/01

The Age of 26 June reports that the Victorian Government plans to use railway corridors for the roll-out of cable for broadband networks. Linear railway corridors are ideal to allow cable to access centres around regiona...

03/07/01

The Great Southern Rail Trail have a new information brochure. It is available by writing to: Friends of The Great Southern Rail Trail, P.O. Box 521, Leongatha, Victoria, 3953....

26/05/01

Information courtesy of the Bellarine Peninsula Railway. The Bellarine Peninsula Rail Trail runs from the outskirts of Geelong to the sea-side town of Queenscliff. From Drysdale to Queenscliff it parallels the Bellarine ...