Railtrail Connections – Summer 1997

Railtrail Connections Vol 04-2 Summer 1997

Railtrail Connections Vol 04-2 Summer 1997

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Contents

  • Feature article on the Tasmanian Trail – now officially open.
  • Tasmanian Trail – opening of this trail which crosses Tasmania from north to south
  • Victorian Government Announces Rail Trail Funding
  • Great Southern Rail Trail Construction tenders
  • Queensland Report – continuation of the round Australia tour report from Mark Plummer
  • Rail trail resurfacing – Local Invention on East Gippsland Rail Trail
  • Fernleigh Rail Trail (NSW) – Adamstown to Belmont
  • Rail Trail Personalities

 

 

Railtrail Connections – Spring 1997

Railtrail Connections Vol 04-1 Spring 1997

Railtrail Connections Vol 04-1 Spring 1997

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Contents

  • Feature article “Solution to NSW Railtrail Problem” – unlike other states rails have been left down on 2000km of closed NSW railway lines.
  • Solution to NSW Railtrail Problem
  • Bellarine Rail Trail (Vic)
  • Rail Trail Guide – Progress Report
  • Fourth Annual West Australian State Trails Conference
  • Trail Tale – Mirboo North to Boolarra Rail Trail (Vic)
  • Rails to Trails name is preferred

 

Railtrail Connections – Winter 1997

Railtrail Connections Vol 03-4 Winter 1997

Railtrail Connections Vol 03-4 Winter 1997

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Contents

  • Feature article on national tour by Rails to Trails national president Mark Plummer.
  • South Australia Rail Trail Report
  • Darwin Rail Trail Extended
  • What’s in a Name – Trail vs Track
  • Bridges – continues the comprehensive report on techniques to re-engineer railway bridges for their reuse on rail trails
  • Trail Tale – New Zealand South Island trails
  • Victorian Rail Trails – Status Report
  • International Rail Trail Conference notice

Railtrail Connections – Autumn 1997

Railtrail Connections Vol 03-3 Autumn 1997

Railtrail Connections Vol 03-3 Autumn 1997

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Contents

  • Feature article looks at the importance of bridges on rail trails.
  • Bridges – Hazard to Asset
  • Bundaberg rail trail proposal (Qld)
  • Trails by Rails – introduces the concept of rail trails next to operating rail lines
  • Signage – the importance of signage

Railtrail Connections – Summer 1998

Railtrail Connections Vol 05-2 Summer 1998

Railtrail Connections Vol 05-2 Summer 1998

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Contents

Feature Article – Rail Trail Concept Gains Momentum.

  • Lilydale to Warburton Rail Trail Official Opening (Vic)
  • Western Australia Trails Conference Report
  • Rail Trail dreaming – Great Southern Rail Trail (Vic)
  • Geraldton (WA) Rail Trails Proposal
  • Rail Trails around the world – Japan
  • Grampians Rail Trail (Vic)
  • Marino – Willunga Rail Trail a Step Closer (Coast to Vines, SA)

Railtrail Connections – Spring 1998

Railtrail Connections Vol 05-1 Spring 1998

Railtrail Connections Vol 05-1 Spring 1998

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Contents

  • Feature article “A New Future for Old Railway Lines” (NSW).
  • Overseas visitor – Andy Clarke, US rail trail specialist
  • Clearing the Trail to Thomson (Walhalla Goldfields, Vic)
  • Trail Tale – Bell to Newnes Rail Trail, Blue Mountains (Wolgan Valley NSW)
  • Rail Trail Funding – for the Alpine Rail Trail (Murray to Mountains, Vic)
  • Rail Trail Briefs
    • Westside Bikeway (Adelaide SA)
    • The Veloway (Adelaide SA)
    • Bandiana to Cudgewa Rail Trail Progress (High Country, Vic)
    • Gippsland Plains Rail Trail Gets the ‘Go Ahead’ (Vic)
    • Great Southern Rail Trail (Vic) – Stage One Opened

 

Railtrail Connections – Winter 1998

Railtrail Connections Vol 04-4 Winter 1998

Railtrail Connections Vol 04-4 Winter 1998

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Contents

  • Warburton Rail Trail (Vic) to Open In November
  • Rail Trails – An international perspective
  • WA State Trails Conference notice
  • Boolarra – Mirboo North Rail Trail (Grand Ridge Vic)
  • Leongatha – Koonwarra (Great Southern Vic) Rail-with-Trail Special
  • Queensland rail trail potential

 

Railtrail Connections – Autumn 1998

Railtrail Connections Vol 04-3 Autumn 1998

Railtrail Connections Vol 04-3 Autumn 1998

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Contents

  • Feature article on the success of the first international Trails and Greenway conference in San Diego California.
  • Otways Rail Trail Proposal (Old Beechy Vic)
  • Trail Tale – The Great Alpine Rail Trail (Murray to Mountains Vic)
  • Bonnie Doon (Goulburn River Vic)
  • Rail Trail Organisations Worldwide

Railtrail Connections – Summer 1999

Railtrail Connections Vol 06-2 Summer 1999

Railtrail Connections Vol 06-2 Summer 1999

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Contents

  • First National Tracks & Trails Conference: The first National Tracks & Trails Conference will be held in Mansfield, Victoria in May.
  • Bellarine (Vic): Official opening of stage three of the Bellarine Railtrail.
  • Murray to Mountains (Vic) Myrtleford to Bright Opening
  • Como Bridge Bike Path: Railtrail conversion of an abandoned railway bridge in suburban Sydney.
  • Internet Action: The Railtrails Australia Web site development continues – we need your feedback.
  • Marysville Tram Lines (Vic)
  • Railtrail Rides: Annual Events in Gippsland.

Railtrail Connections – Spring 1999

Railtrail Connections Vol 06-1 Spring 1999

Railtrail Connections Vol 06-1 Spring 1999

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Contents

  • Boost for NSW Rail Trail Development
  • Bike North – Trails with Rails (NSW)
  • Travel tales – The Katy Trail (USA)
  • Opening of the Otago Central Rail Trail (NZ)
  • Nelson Rail Trail (NZ)
  • Victorian Rail Trails Guide – Launch
  • Railtrails Australia on the Internet