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Rail Trails on TV (Vic)
24/09/03

Melbourne’s Channel 7 screen a half hour Sunday show called “Discover”. On 23 August, the Channel 7 crew filmed parts of the Lilydal...

Rail Trails Conference
24/09/03

  On Friday 17 October, Bicycle Victoria and Railtrails Australia will present a a free conference for rail trail groups and people wanting to kn...

Economic Benefits of Rail Trails
24/09/03

A new report published by La Trobe University shows the economic benefits of rail trails. The report looked at spending by rail trail users on accommo...

Rail Trail Trestles Burn in Canada
24/09/03

The Kettle Valley railway has a lot of work to do to rebuild their trail. Twelve bridges in the Myra Canyon have been lost and two severely damaged in...

Springfest 2003 Bairnsdale – Nowa Nowa, Saturday 20 and Sunday 21 September (Vic)
10/09/03

Starting in Bairnsdale with activities beginning on Friday evening for those with more time to enjoy this fantastic region of Victoria. A great variet...

Millaa Milla (Qld)
10/09/03

A local group is currently looking to secure funding for a “rails to trails” project along the former Millaa Millaa to Tolga branch line. ...

Bendigo to Axedale Rail Trail (Vic)
10/09/03

Support is growing for an extension of the Bendigo to Axedale Rail Trail. The trail currently follows part of the cross-country branch line that ran f...

Oakbank to Mt Pleasant (SA)
04/09/03

A rail trail link between the Adelaide Hills towns of Oakbank and Mt Pleasant is being investigated and having a feasibility study on the possibility ...