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Brisbane Valley Rail Trail – Coominya Section Opened
15/12/08

Coominya Section Opening On Saturday 15 November, Coominya celebrated its Christmas Carnival and became the next community in the Brisbane Valley to b...

Update Ballarat to Skipton Rail Trail October 2008
20/11/08

On the 29th October the newly resurfaced rail trail was opened. The complete distance of 54km has been widened and resurfaced. Grants from the State G...

No VLine Train Services To North East Victoria
07/11/08

From Sunday 9th November VLine trains to Wangaratta and Wodonga will be replaced by buses for approximately 18 months. During this time the broad gaug...

Rail Trails Australia 2009 Calendar Available
07/11/08

Railtrails Australia is pleased to announce its first calendar filled with exceptional photographs of rail trails from around Australia. Full details ...

Murrumbidgee Valley Rail Trail Feasibility Study To Get Underway
16/10/08

Expressions of interest are being sought for consultants to undertake a study into this proposed rail trail in southern NSW. It will use the NSW railw...

Railtrails Australia Newsletter Archive
17/08/08

There are now over 100 rail trails in Australia, but there were only a handful in 1994 when the Victorian Government launched its rail trails program....

Progress on Sandy Creek Bridge, High Country Rail Trail (Vic)
10/06/08

Wodonga Council has called for contractors to tender for the design and construction of a pedestrian-cycle path bridge over the Sandy Creek inlet, nea...

Great Southern Rail Trail (Vic) Bridge Opening Celebrations
09/06/08

A reminder that the new 242 metre pedestrian bridge over the Tarwin River near Meeniyan will be officially opened on Friday 13th June at 10:30am This ...