04/09/03

Three Community Jobs Programs have taken place on the rail trail since November 2001. Works on the trail have included: Building of concrete bridge at bottom of Nimmins Bridge to allow safe crossing for horses over the W...

12/08/03

The winter edition of the Railtrails Australia newsletter is now in the hands of subscribers. See the Newsletter section of the site for more....

22/07/03

Railtrails Australia is in the final stages of developing a Signage Guide for rail trails. As well as providing practical guidance for trail managers the guide aims to promote a standard approach to signage on each trail...

22/07/03

The Lilydale to Warburton Rail Trail at Yarra Junction will be the venue for a new art and environment project following the Shire of Yarra Ranges announcement that it has received an $80,000 VicHealth grant over the nex...

22/07/03

This 54km rail trail is only 110km west of Melbourne and connects Ballarat and Skipton. It is described on page 97 of Railtrails of Victoria and South Australia. Readers will be pleased to learn that extensive renovation...

22/07/03

Approximately 13.5km of trail has been developed as a multi-use trail for walking, cycling and horse riding. The trail is wide enough for two horses to walk comfortably side by side. The trail surface is predominantly na...

22/07/03

Mt Pleasant is 49km north east of Adelaide. Around 1918 a Railway line was opened between Balhanna, 10km east of Mt Lofty, and Mt Pleasant. Along its route it passed through Oakbank. The line was closed in 1964. The way ...

19/02/03

The recent fires in North East Victoria have not affected the rail trail, the facilities along the trail, or the quality of experience it offers. There has also been no direct impact on the beautiful towns and villages a...