NEWSLETTER JUNE 2018

COUNCILLORS VOTE 8 TO 3 IN FAVOUR OF TRAIL At the Lismore Council meeting on Tuesday night, councillors voted in favour of supporting the rail trail by allocating $15,000 towards the business case. Richmond Valley Council has also given $15,000 towards … Continue reading

Tweed Shire – Stage 1 Murwillumbah to Crabbes Creek

Click on this link to see the progress on Stage 1 of the Rail Trail on the Tweed Shire web site. https://www.yoursaytweed.com.au/RailTrail

The ‘invisible’ bridge that will cost $1 million to fix

Evernote link to article about the ‘invisible’ bridge

NEWSLETTER MAY 2018

SEEKING VOLUNTEERS TO HELP WITH MAINTENANCE OF THE TWEED SECTION OF THE RAIL TRAIL These marvellous volunteers call themselves the “Wednesday Warriers” and love the work they do on the Grand Ridge Rail Trail in Victoria.  They feel a need to support the … Continue reading

Will we ever get trains back?

This is a link to Evernote and a summary of a Northern Star article. https://www.evernote.com/shard/s287/sh/061a948b-92ad-46bd-b174-902c64fb7306/4b5af4aaee8e05fa This is the link to the Northern Star article but you need to be a subscriber to access it: https://www.northernstar.com.au/news/will-we-ever-get-trains-back/3416280/#more-replies

A total of 360 jobs for the rail trail

Kevin Hogan flyer (if small click on for full size)

BayFM Byron Business interview with Pat Grier

This interview was with Phil Daly from Byron Business BayFM (about 14 minutes)   Dropbox NRRT Pat Grier interview BayFM Byron Business mp3    

Greens MP’s rail comments ‘simply not credible’

A Northern star article with Marie Lawton https://www.northernstar.com.au/news/greens-mps-rail-comments-simply-not-credible/3350420/

NEWSLETTER – TWEED UPDATE

TWEED COUNCIL ACCEPTS RAIL TRAIL FUNDING TWEED Shire Council has voted to accept the $6.5 million Federal funding for the Rail Trail project on the proviso the rail corridor will be preserved in public hands. Councillors agreed to allow tenders to be called for the project, including alternative tenders to be … Continue reading

NEWSLETTER – Jan / Feb 2018

ALL OUR HARD WORK FINALLY PAYS OFF! $13 Million for the Rail Trail THE Federal Government has committed $6.5 million to help fund the first stage of the Northern Rivers Rail Trail in what has been hailed as the biggest … Continue reading