April 2021 Newsletter

Tweed Section Project Commences Soon! If you would like to register your business idea, go to yoursaytweed from the link below.https://www.yoursaytweed.com.au/RailTrail/survey_tools/register-of-business-interest  Tweed – Project is out to tender with the 4 pre-approved contractors, due in 14 May. Tenders will be evaluated … Continue reading

Tweed Section begins!

Link to February newsletter

A short history of our rail corridor debate

Link to Echo article written by David Lisle  

Works begins on Northern Rivers Rail Trail

Article in the Byron Echo – 7th January 2021

Xmas Newsletter

WE HOPE YOU HAVE A VERY HAPPY HOLIDAY From all of us from the Northern Rivers Rail Trail Team.         We acknowledge that 2020 has been a very challenging year for many and hope 2021 will be better. In spite … Continue reading

Vale Doug Anthony, 1929-2020

Our patron Doug Anthony has passed away. Doug has been a significant part of our history both locally and nationally and much loved and respected. Here is a link to an article in the Echo about Doug Anthony. Vale Doug … Continue reading

November 2020 Newsletter

Link to November 2020 Newsletter

Rail Trail Legislation passes in the Upper House!

“Rail Trail a Certainty” The Northern Rivers community celebrates the passage of rail trail legislation through the NSW parliament last week. The Legislative Council passed the Transport Administration Amendment Bill to allow construction to start on the first two sections of the Northern Rivers Rail Trail. The … Continue reading

Great time to get some more funding!

We have registered an E petition to the NSW Parliament to call upon them to fund the rest of stage 2 of the Northern Rivers Rail Trail, from Bentley to Eltham. (Casino to Bentley is already fully funded) www.parliament.nsw.gov.au Open the link and scroll to … Continue reading

Bi-partisan support for Northern Rivers Rail Trail!

Last week in Parliament, a momentous event occurred. The long awaited Legislative changes to enable the building of a walking and cycling path on the disused railway corridor in the Northern Rivers has finally been tabled and was bilaterally passed in the … Continue reading