March 2017 Newsletter

TWEED UPDATE The Tweed council recently put in a second submission to the Federal Government for funding. It is looking very positive. They are hoping the State will match it 50/50. This section goes between Murwillumbah and Crabbes Creek. General … Continue reading

Light Rail is a pipe dream

Northernstar opinion piece https://www.northernstar.com.au/news/light-rail-is-a-pipe-dream-opinion/3149367/

Rail trail group backflips on Byron Line proposal

Echo net article: http://www.echo.net.au/2016/09/rail-trail-group-backflips-byron-line-proposal/

September 2016 newsletter

Recent Meeting of NRRT Inc. The Northern Rivers Rail Trail Association Incorporated (NRRT Inc.) met last week. One item for discussion was an update on Mayor Simon Richardson’s Byron Line proposal. NRRT Inc. are disappointed that Simon so quickly rejected … Continue reading

Casino to M’bah rail corridor ‘sell off’ not so far fetched

Click here for Northern Star article on “sell off”

Train corridor will be sold unless rail trail gets support

Train corridor will be sold unless rail trail gets support

NRRT Inc View on the Byron Line

 The Byron Line – our view View this email in your browser  ‘The Northern Rivers Rail Trail is an extraordinary opportunity to develop a neglected and deteriorating state asset into a productive and stunning NSW tourism icon’. Visit us online: … Continue reading

August 2016 Newsletter

Council Elections Coming Up We have asked our candidates for council what their stance is on the Rail Trail. These are candidates that replied. BYRON SHIRE COUNCIL George Graham – supports the Rail Trail as he thinks “trains won’t come back in … Continue reading

June 2016 Newsletter

  What are the local politicians views on the Rail Trail? We have asked our local politicians what their policy is on the Rail Trail. We asked them 3 questions and you can see their replies below. These are candidates that … Continue reading

May 2016 Newsletter

Hello Northern Rivers Rail Trail Supporters, This month we are showcasing the Otago Rail Trail in New Zealand. This is how it can be done when you have the Prime Minister on board! Winter is here… Winter is here and we … Continue reading