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A new section of the railtrail from Beechworth to Everton is now effectively complete. A 3-day ride is planned over the Labour Day weekend.

A new 3.5 km section of the trail is now open from Meeniyan to Stony Creek and work has started on a further 22 km. A survey of the trail has been conducted.

Works on the East Gippsland trail are progressing. The spectacular Kilcunda Trestle Bridge is now open for trail users. Developments on the Walhalla Goldfields Rail Trail.

Victorian scouts can get achieve badges for 'doing' railtrails.

Reports from the US Rails to Trails Conservancy on trails beside existing railway lines.

Railtrails Australia is planning a new edition of our guide to Victorian railtrails timed for the end of this year. Tell us what you would like to see in the new edition for a chance to win a copy of the new guide.

The opening of this railtrail will be held on Easter Monday, 16 April. Details are now available.

Update on railtrail matters in the US.

Works have started on upgrading the railtrail to the Montezuma Falls on the state's west coast. An article on west coast Railtrails is being prepared for the Railtrails Australia newsletter.

Bicycle Victoria continues push for reinstatement of Victorian Rail Trails Project Funding.

Hundreds of cyclists flocked to Beechworth for the opening of the trail from Everton to Beechworth (includes photos of the opening).

Descriptions of railtrails on the Tasmanian West Coast are now available on the Railtrails Australia web site. A more detailed article on these trails will also be appearing in the Railtrails Australia Newsletter.

The Moe to Yallourn Rail Trail is being extended from Sullivans Track where it currently finishes to Yallourn. It is planned to extend the trail a further 5 km along a road to Yallourn North.

Update on the trail around Drysdale and the Bellarine Peninsular Tourist Railway.

Support for the Upper Blue Mountains Rail Trail is gaining momentum.

The Great Southern Rail Trail have a new information brochure.

The Victorian Government is planning to use railway corridors for the roll-out of cable for broadband networks.

The Friends of the Lilydale to Warburton Rail Trail are holding a photographic competition to celebrate the centenary of the Warburton Railway.

There have been developments a number of trails around Victoria.

The Friends of the Lilydale to Warburton Rail Trail is looking for someone to fill to role of treasurer.

Railtrails Australia has been monitoring the possibility of a rail trail along at least part of the historic Brisbane River Valley railway.

Railtrails Australia is producing a new edition of their Victorian rail trail guidebook. Fully revised, the new edition now also includes South Australian rail trails.

How do you spell "rail trail" anyway?

The new edition of our popular guide to Victorian rail trails is now available. Order now for Christmas!