Rail trail motion passed by Byron Bay Council for next section of Northern Rivers Rail Trail
Posted on 26/08/23
A motion for supporting a rail trail through Byron Shire was passed by Byron Bay Council — it is a wonderful outcome for all rail trails in NSW facing delays and other difficulties from supporters seeking to reinstate long disused railway lines.
We believe the vote was 6/3 and the debate was robust to say the least. The Mayor, who was previously strongly opposed to the rail trail, gave a superb speech at the end of the debate.
The transcript of his speech should be circulated because it is a template for every Council in NSW planning a trail rail where an unviable railway proposal is in play.
Please see HERE for a media release from the Council.