Great Southern Rail Trail (Vic) Open to Korumburra
Posted on 27/03/22
On Saturday 26 March, RTA president Damian McCrohan and vice-president Steven Kaye enjoyed perfect autumn weather to help celebrate the official opening of the latest extension of the Great Southern Rail Trail from Korumburra to Leongatha in Gippsland, Victoria.
Speakers from council and the Korumburra Business Association, (who were constantly interrupted by trail users going past!!), spoke about the wonderful scenery that can now be experienced and the benefits already being experienced. This will be enhanced with opening of the complete extension later in the year and the launch of a Visitation and Marketing Plan to further promote the rail trail.
Rail Trails Australia thanks Council and the state government on their approximate $5M funding for the extension and congratulates the council, who contributed most of the funding, on the high standard of construction and the significant investment in their region, which is already paying off.
We look forward to the full opening later in the year and will let supporters know well in advance. In the meantime plan a trip to experience the already open sections and enjoy the wonderful autumn weather.
South Gippsland Shire Council is seeking input on the Visitation and Marketing Plan. If you would like to contribute go to by yoursay.southgippsland.vic.gov.au by 9am Monday 4 April 2022.