East Gippsland Rail Trail (Victoria) Extension Officially opened.

Mr Peter McGauran MP, Hon. Graham Stoney MLC, committee members Andrew Sharpe and Michael at the opening. Photo Credit: Alexander McCooke

On Saturday January 28th 2006 the 35km extension from Nowa Nowa to Orbost was officially opened by Mr Peter McGauran MP, Federal Member for Gippsland.

Click here for more details of the rail trail including map.

The opening at Nowa Nowa was attended by several hundred people, many who had made their way along the rail trail from Orbost or Bairnsdale.

Mr McGauran congratulated the committee on completing this major project on time and within budget, making the trail 94km long.

More detail about the opening will be in the next issue of the Railtrails Australia newsletter. For more information on the new section refer to the trail description at the link above.

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