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Rail trails are shared-use paths recycled from abandoned railway corridors. Usually managed by local councils for the enjoyment of the general public, rail trails can be used for a range of purposes including walking, cycling and horse riding.

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Rail Trail Connections Vol 19-4 Winter 2013

Rail Trail Connections Vol 19-4 Winter 2013Click the front cover to view inside. (To download the PDF, click "File > Download" inside Google Drive.)

Contents

  • Rail Tralis people - Ted McKoy
  • Full Steam Ahead on the O'Keefe Rail Trail
  • Queensland Premier's statement on Rail Trails
  • Great Southern Rtail Trail's extension under way
  • Short Lines: Capricorn Coast; Tracker Riley Cycle Trail, Dubbo, NSW; Gippsland Plains; Domino Trail Extension;
  • Regional Australia Funding
  • Focus - Great Southern Rail Ttrail
  • O'Keefe Rail Trail
  • Rail Trail Users

 

Rail Trail Connections Vol 20-1 Spring 2013

Rail Trail Connections Vol 20-1 Spring 2013Click the front cover to view inside. (To download the PDF, click "File > Download" inside Google Drive.)

Contents

  • NWS Rail Trails
  • Brisbane Valley Rail Trail After the Floods
  • Great Southern Rtail Trail's extension
  • Economic Assessment of Rail Trails
  • Building Businesses on Rail Trails
  • Camperdown to Timboon Funding
  • Short Lines: Hamilton to Coleraine, SA Rail Trails, Murchison to Rushworth,
  • Go Fix!
  • Trail in Focus: Brisbane Valley RT
  • Takingit not so Easy

Rail Trail Connections Vol 20-3 Autumn 2014

Rail Trail Connections Vol 20-3 Autumn 2014Click the front cover to view inside. (To download the PDF, click "File > Download" inside Google Drive.)

Contents

  • Celebrating 21 years of Rail Trails Australia
  • The Victorian New Rail Trails Project
  • The Rail Trail Pioneers
  • Rail Trails in the USA
  • Trail in Focus - Capricorn Coast Pineapple Rail Trail
  • The Richmond Vale Railway Story
  • Short Lines: Tiger Rail Trail Study; Atherton Rail Trail; Muntapa Tunnel;

Rail Trail Connections Vol 20-2 Summer 2013

Rail Trail Connections Vol 20-2 Summer 2013Click the front cover to view inside. (To download the PDF, click "File > Download" inside Google Drive.)

Contents

  • Bicycles, railways and Rural Australia
  • Val Gardena Rail Trail, Italy
  • A New Trail for the northern Rivers?
  • Closing theGaps in Victoria
  • Short Lines: Capricorn Rail Trail; Brassel Rail Trail; Gippsland Plains.
  • High Country Timber Bridges

Rail Trail Connections Vol 20-4 Winter 2014

Rail Trail Connections Vol 20-4 Winter 2014Click the front cover to view inside. (To download the PDF, click "File > Download" inside Google Drive.)

Contents

  • Pressure Applied in NSW
  • Atherton Table Lands Rail Trail
  • Gippsland Plains Rail Trail Opening
  • Port Fairy to Warnambool in High summer
  • Riding Rail Trails in Spain
  • Trail Blazing with Kids
  • Short Lines: Noojee Trestle Bridge Rail Trail; Capricorn Coast Pineapple Rail Trail;