MASSIVE FLOODING IN NSW SHOWS US WHY TRAILS ARE BETTER TO BUILT ON FORMATION Many areas of NSW have been under siege by fires and now floods. Our thoughts and best wishes are with those who have been devastated by these extreme … Continue reading

Xmas 2019 Newsletter

SOME GOOD NEWS FROM TWEED! * Council has been advised that a funding deed will be offered in December and all being well this could reduce further delays by up to 3 months. * Council is considering a report at … Continue reading

October Newsletter

THANK YOU TO ALL OUR LOYAL SUPPORTERS! Without you it would be very difficult to keep up the momentum. We have all been working together now since 2013 and have pretty much the same team now as at the start- … Continue reading

September Newsletter

MY COMMUNITY PROJECT Congratulations to the successful My Community Projects recently announced.  Lismore electorate has three funded, and although we weren’t successful this time around, NRRT’s project was voted 7th out of the 34 projects submitted for a grant!! Pretty … Continue reading

July 2019 Newsletter

CASINO / LISMORE UPDATE THE NORTHERN Rivers Rail Trail (NRRT) business case has been presented to Richmond Valley Council at their last meeting. The business case, prepared by Bathurst-based consultancy BusinessSense, covers the 45km Casino-to-Eltham section of the 130kms Casino-to-Murwillumbah railcorridor. Richmond Valley and … Continue reading

Bipartisan support for Rail Trail!

LISMORE/CASINO UPDATE  THE NATIONALS ANNOUNCE $7.5 MILLION TOWARDS STAGE TWO  Federal Member for Page, Kevin Hogan, has announced that if re-elected a Coalition Government will commit $7.5 million to the Northern Rivers Rail Trail.  He says the money will assist in funding … Continue reading

$200,000 per year for 3 years to maintain the trail!

Great news for Tweed section of the rail trail, with Ben Franklin announcing $200,000 per year for 3 years to maintain the trail. Moving forward!!


CASINO TO ELTHAM UPDATE The first rough draft of the business case from Business Sense has been received, plus the economic analysis and will be reviewed by the Steering Committee.   THE HANNAH CABINET FOR LISMORE The Northern Rivers Rail Trail will … Continue reading

December 2018 Newsletter

MERRY CHRISTMAS FROM THE RAIL TRAIL COMMITTEE This is our 5th Christmas and we are still hanging in there and moving forward each year. Who would have thought this would be a life time project when we committed to working with NRRT! We … Continue reading

Tweed rail trail to be completed by 2020

Tweed Shire Council is optimistic its planned rail trail can be completed by September 2020, following a successful start to the tender process last week. >> read full article