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Change at the top in Tumbarumba
28/02/24

Owen Fitzgerald, who has led the Riverina Highlands Rail Trail (RHRT) group since its inception in 2003, has announced his retirement from the RHRT l...

Yarra Valley Trail Stage 2A – Good news
28/02/24

The Shire of Yarra Ranges announced this week that it had secured promised funding of $4.1M to extend the Yarra Valley Trail (YVT). This government in...

Funding for early works on Mary Valley Rail Trail
23/02/24

As part of the initial $5M for the Borumba Pumped Hydro Project benefits package, Queensland Minister for Energy and Clean Economy Jobs, Mick de Brenn...

Pippita Rail Trail detailed design released
17/02/24

Cumberland Council has released the proposed design for the Pippita Rail Trail, a 2.4 kilometre walking and riding path which will connect Lidcombe st...

Station nameboards return to the Great Victorian Rail Trail
15/02/24

In a collaborative effort between the ‘Friends of the Great Victorian Rail Trail’ volunteer group and Mansfield Shire Council, replica vintage sta...

Lake Hume Cycle Classic – a community event
15/02/24

John O’Brien (Rail Trails Australia Regional Representative for NSW) and his partner Kathy recently participated in the Lake Hume Cycle Classic....

News from the Brisbane Valley Rail Trail
13/02/24

The Department of Transport and Main Roads (TMR) Queensland, trail managers for the Brisbane Valley Rail Trail (BVRT), has announced the refurbishment...

Another Reason to Visit Gippsland Trails
29/01/24

Do you have Victoria’s 62 km Gippsland Plains Rail Trail on your bucket list? Or maybe the 13 Km Tarra Trail between Yarram and Port Albert in Gipps...

Walk the line – Maryborough to Carisbrook
27/01/24

Come along and join the members and supporters of the Castlemaine Maryborough Rail Trail Inc (CMRT) for an unique opportunity to walk part of the pote...

New accommodation option planned for Camperdown to Timboon Rail Trail
27/01/24

Exciting news for people wanting to stay a while and take in the views and food along the Camperdown to Timboon Rail Trail. As reported in the Warrnam...

Batlow rail trail gains council support
26/01/24

In an important step forward for the Batlow rail trail, Snowy Valleys Council voted at its December 2023 meeting to support the first proposed section...

Boyne Burnett Inland Rail Trail Weekend
20/01/24

A great weekend is being offered early in May — spend the weekend on the Boyne Burnet Inland Rail Trail in Queensland with organized tours, brea...

Charity bike ride along the Great Victorian Rail Trail
17/01/24

Cycle Dindi returns to the Great Victorian Rail Trail (GVRT) on Saturday, 16 March. This fully supported, family friendly ride has the choice of three...

New bridge for High Country Rail Trail
04/01/24

Exciting news that the design and funding has been approved for a new bridge over the Tallangatta Creek on the High Country Rail Trail in north east V...

Ride the Great Victorian Rail Trail for fun and fitness
03/01/24

Tour de Trail returns in 2024. Cyclists of all ages are invited to ride the Great Victorian Rail Trail (GVRT) for fun and fitness on Sunday, March 3. ...