08/09/12

7th September 2012 (Apologies for the late notice) The Festival is Queensland’s only festival focussing major events around the towns’ Rail Trail. The Bloomin Beautiful Blackbutt Festival celebrates the Brisbane ...

06/09/12

Unfortunately the recently elected Queensland state government has withdrawn funding for the programs that supported the Brisbane Valley Rail Trail.  Namely the South East Queensland Regional Plan and the Active Trails ...

26/08/12

Back on June 23 we reported the partial closure of the East Gippsland Rail Trail around Newmerella just before the end of the trail near Orbost. That article has been updated to reflect the current state of the trail giv...

25/06/12

The opening ceremony was held at Dundullimal homestead due to wet weather on the day.  The opening speech and ribbon cutting was performed by Dubbo’s mayor Matthew Dickerson, who is also a keen cyclist.  The cere...

23/06/12

Due to severe weather a short section of the East Gippsland Rail Trail near Orbost between Preston Rd and Burn Rd has been closed while repairs are taking place. A large section of embankment has been destroyed due to ex...

17/06/12

A 500 metre “missing link” behind the Woodside shops linking the Oakbank – Woodside and Woodside – Charleston sections was opened in June 2012. This new section gives trail users the opportunity t...

14/06/12

The $1.5 million Wallsend to Glendale shared pathway was officially opened on Friday 1 June 2012. The NSW state government contributed $750,000 to the project, while Newcastle and Lake Macquarie councils both put in $375...

10/06/12

Following the remarkable progress made in January when all girders on the 600m bridge were installed in a matter of days, progress has slowed but it will not be long now until it is open to trail users. (Keith Biglin / T...

06/06/12

The opening of the Port Fairy to Warrnambool Rail Trail took place on 31st May 2012 at the Koroit Railway station building. Cutting th ribbon!    The weather was perfect, the speeches were excellent and there were many...

30/05/12

Update It’s been a long time coming but with a generous $13 million grant from the federal government to help speed it along, the 134 km Goulburn River High Country Rail Trail is finally complete. On June 1 2012, t...