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Burnett River Bridges Rail Trail Open
28/09/22

Under sunny skies the Burnett River Bridges section of the Boyne Burnett Inland Rail Trail (BBIRT) in central Queensland was opened in September 2022....

Further Sections of Great Southern Rail Trail Closer to Reality
19/09/22

The Great Southern Rail Trail is growing in length apace in both directions. As the North-West extension to Nyora has its completion imminent, in the ...

Promoting Rail Trails at Melbourne Bike Show
11/09/22

After quite a few years break, Rail Trails Australia volunteers were back at a major show, letting thousands of people know about the many rail trails...

Free ebook available covering Railway Reserves Heritage Trail in WA
04/09/22

The Department of Mines, Industries and Resources (DMIRS) in WA has a free ebook available for geology enthusiasts and aspiring geologists. The “Joh...

Tweed Northern Rivers Rail Trail Getting Closer
24/08/22

With the good run of dry weather in the Northern Rivers, work is progressing well with the final layer of gravel being applied on the Tweed Valley Rai...

NSW Rail Trails legislation approved
15/08/22

Legislation to make it easier to approve new rail trails in NSW has been passed by both houses of the NSW Parliament, with the NSW Legislative Assembl...

Pippita Rail Trail gets development funding
11/08/22

NSW Minister for Infrastructure, Cities and Active Transport Rob Stokes has announced funding of $770,000 for the development of the Pippita Rail Trai...

Great Victorian Rail Trail benefits from facility improvements
08/08/22

Improved access to drinking water and a community bike repair station are two new additions to improve the user experience along the Great Victorian R...