Linville to Blackbutt/Benarkin Rail Trail (SE Qld) Opened on June 3rd 2006

Some of the riders and their steeds at Linville. Photo Credit: Bruce Glover

The Blackbutt to Linville section of the Brisbane Valley Rail Trail in SE Queensland – officially named the Blackbutt Range Rail Trail/Corridor – was officially opened on Saturday 3 June 2006 with a well attended ceremony at Linville and the official cutting of the ribbon.

A dozen or so riders cycled from Linville to a free BBQ and presentation of certificates in Blackbutt, some returning. Best time for the first leg was about 1.25 hours. There were also horse riders and several walkers for the 23km.

More news fom the opening in our Winter edition of the Railtrails Australia newsletter.

Click here for more details of the rail trail.

This the first significant length of rail trail to open in Queensland. Congratualtions ot the Nananago shire and dedicated volunteers who made this happen. We look forward to its further development.


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