Railtrail Connections – Autumn 1997

Railtrail Connections Vol 03-3 Autumn 1997

Railtrail Connections Vol 03-3 Autumn 1997

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Contents

  • Feature article looks at the importance of bridges on rail trails.
  • Bridges – Hazard to Asset
  • Bundaberg rail trail proposal (Qld)
  • Trails by Rails – introduces the concept of rail trails next to operating rail lines
  • Signage – the importance of signage

Railtrail Connections – Autumn 1998

Railtrail Connections Vol 04-3 Autumn 1998

Railtrail Connections Vol 04-3 Autumn 1998

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Contents

  • Feature article on the success of the first international Trails and Greenway conference in San Diego California.
  • Otways Rail Trail Proposal (Old Beechy Vic)
  • Trail Tale – The Great Alpine Rail Trail (Murray to Mountains Vic)
  • Bonnie Doon (Goulburn River Vic)
  • Rail Trail Organisations Worldwide

Railtrail Connections – Autumn 1999

Railtrail Connections Vol 05-3 Autumn 1999

Railtrail Connections Vol 05-3 Autumn 1999

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Contents

  • Feature article “Where are all the Railtrails?” – Standards for Rail Trail Signage.
  • Trail Tales – Mirboo North, Annual Ride (Grand Ridge, Vic)
  • Rail Trails – South Australia
  • Murray to Mountains (Vic) – progress report
  • Puffing Billy and Rail Trail Ride (Warburton, Vic)
  • Walhalla Goldfields Rail Trail (Vic)
  • Incorporation – The Australian Rails to Trails Society is changing to an Incorporated Association

Railtrail Connections – Autumn 2000

Railtrail Connections Vol 06-3 Autumn 2000

Railtrail Connections Vol 06-3 Autumn 2000

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Contents

  • More New Railtrails: Railtrail proposals for Old Beechy (Vic) and Mansfield (Goulburn River, Vic).
  • Victorian Railtrail News:Reports on East Gippsland, Murray to the Mountains and Murray to Mountains trails.
  • Parramatta River Bridge at Meadowbank (NSW) Officially Opened.
  • Parramatta to Liverpool Rail Side Trail (NSW) Nears Completion
  • The Big Ride (NSW): Report on the Bicycle NSW “Big Ride” at Grafton.
  • Great Divide Railtrail (Vic): Description of the Rail Trail from Jubilee Lake to Wombat near Daylesford.
  • Western Australian Rail Trails: Report on the state of play in the west.

Railtrail Connections – Autumn 2001

Railtrail Connections Vol 07-3 Autumn 2001

Railtrail Connections Vol 07-3 Autumn 2001

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Contents

  • Murray to Mountains (Vic) Beechworth to Everton Rail Trail Opening
  • President’s Platform: Spreading the message
  • Short Lines: Camperdown – Timboon (Vic)
  • Railtrails of Tasmania’s West Coast Part One
  • Brisbane Valley (Qld) Update
  • Regional Roundup: Blue Mountains Trail (NSW); Mirboo North – Boolarra Ride (Grand Ridge, Vic); Moe to Yallourn (Vic) Extended.
  • Sweep: The Lonely Road

Railtrail Connections – Autumn 2002

Railtrail Connections Vol 08-3 Autumn 2002

Railtrail Connections Vol 08-3 Autumn 2002

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Contents

  • Opening of the Old Beechy Rail Trail (Vic) Dinmont Section
  • President’s Platform: Regional developments and RA future directions
  • TrailsWest (WA)
  • Short Lines: NOtrak modelling
  • Collie – Darkan Rail Trail (WA)
  • More on the Munda Biddi Trail (WA)
  • Regional Roundup: WA Trails
  • Sweep: Vic and SA Guidebook update (Cover photo tree removed)

Railtrail Connections – Autumn 2003

Railtrail Connections Vol 09-3 Autumn 2003

Railtrail Connections Vol 09-3 Autumn 2003

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Contents

  • Pedaling Pollies in East Gippsland (Vic)
  • President’s Platform: Interpretation and Signage
  • Outtrim Rail Line (Vic)
  • Murray to the Mountains Rail Trail (Vic), post fires
  • East Gippsland Rail Trail Survey
  • Short Lines: Maffra – Stratford Section Opens (Gippsland Plains, Vic); Bass Coast Improvements (Vic)
  • Sweep: Fernleigh Track Rail Trail Opening (NSW)

Railtrail Connections – Autumn 2004

Railtrail Connections Vol 10-3 Autumn 2004

Railtrail Connections Vol 10-3 Autumn 2004

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Contents

  • Opening Ceremony for Ballarat to Skipton Rail Trail (Vic)
  • Perth’s Velloways
  • More Central Otago Rail Trail (NZ) Photos
  • Landcare and Rail Trails
  • Great Rail Trail Bridges
  • Walking with History on the Gippsland Plains Rail Trail (Vic) – Glengarry, Tongabbie, Cowwarr
  • Ghost Trains of Dwellingup (Vic)
  • Rail Trails – Converting The Unconverted
  • Bass Coast Rail Trail (Vic)
  • Sweep: Ballarat to Skipton Opening Press Release

Railtrail Connections – Autumn 2005

Railtrail Connections Vol 11-3 Autumn 2005

Railtrail Connections Vol 11-3 Autumn 2005

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Contents

  • Railtrails Australia Web Site Upgraded
  • Turntable: Proposed Nambour to Coolum Rail Trail
  • A Conversation with Mark Plummer (founding president Railtrails Australia)
  • Letters – recumbents on rail trails
  • Transforming the Old Beechy Rail Trail
  • Pennyweight Winery and the Murray to Mountains rail trail
  • Short Lines
  • New Zealand’s first Rail Trail goes into print

Railtrail Connections – Autumn 2006

Railtrail Connections Vol 12-3 Autumn 2006

Railtrail Connections Vol 12-3 Autumn 2006

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Contents

  • Rail Trails Competition – Which Australian Rail Trail has the best chicane/gate combination?
  • The passing of our president, Barry Holt
  • Openings – volunteers wanted
  • New South Wales Rail Trails update
  • Rail Trails Progress in NSW
  • Cutting the ribbon – 3 trail openings across the country (Fernleigh Track (NSW), Collie – Darkan (WA), East Gippsland (Vic)
  • Short Lines
    • High Country Rail Trail Opening (Vic)
    • Oberon to Tarana Rail Trail (NSW)
    • Riverina Highlands Rail Trail (NSW)
    • NSW Government Action
    • Molong – Yeoval (NSW)
    • South East Queensland Regional Trails Strategic Plan
    • Goulburn River Rail Trail (Vic)
    • Yarra Valley Rail Trail report
  • Good idea hits a snag – Great Southern Rail Trail (Vic)