Rail trail expensive but worth the cost, NRRT secretary says

TOP SHELF: Geoff Meers doesn’t understand why some residents don’t want the rail trail.

TOP SHELF: Geoff Meers doesn’t understand why some residents don’t want the rail trail.

THE COST of a Casino to Murwillumbah rail trail would be at the “top end” for rail trails around the world due to the region’s topography and high rainfall, according to Northern Rivers Rail Trail Association secretary Geoff Meers.

The proposed trail took another step forward last week with the submission of an Expression of Interest to the NSW Government.

The government is expected to call for more detailed proposals on May 31 and hopes are high the project is in the running for the lion’s share of $50 million promised to rail trail projects across the state.

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