Gippsland Plains Rail Trail Community Meetings – UPDATED

Important Update! See below.

Gippsland Plains Rail Trail Committee of Management is hosting a series of meetings to bring together community groups and members along our 67 kilometre trail who are interested in activities such as:

  • Developing the trail for the enjoyment of cyclists, walkers, runners, tourists, artists, etc.
  • Researching the history of the train line and its uses
  • Protecting and restoring historic sites and natural vegetation along the trail
  • Maintaining a favourite section of the trail.

Join us at one of these locations:

Riders n the GPRT


Wednesday 7th August, 7.00-9.00pm
Dept. Environment & Primary Industries
Stratford-Maffra Road.


Thursday 8th August,
Dining room, Railway Hotel
24 George Street
RSVP or for more information :


Wednesday 14th August, 7.00-9.00pm
Mechanics Institute
Main Street

… and share your vision for the Gippsland Plains Rail Trail.

Please contact Carmen Lee
on 0407 512 490
or visit the website at:


Update: The Gippsland Plains Rail Trail is closer to completion with the announcement of funding and completion of paperwork to construct the fnal section between Glengarry and Traralgon, uincluding some important bridges. Listen to ABC’s Gerard Callinan’s interview with Gippsland Plains Rail Trail Committee of Managerment chairperson, Helen Hoppner here.


For our Gippsland Plains Rail Trail Description, Click here.


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