A Proven Recipe

Evidence from around the world supporting why rail trails work. Economic case studies, Community and Health testimonials and Rail Banking for the future.

Opportunities Knock

New local enterprises could be established by turning disused historic railway stations into vibrate cafes, internet business hubs, Rail museums, Visitor information offices.

Community Connection

Community connection. Safe recreational and commuter route for families to enjoy. Accessible facility for people with disabilities. Sealed sections for wheelchair access and mobility scooters.

Tell the World

Showcase our regions wonderful produce and products, sell Northern Rivers products to the world and create local jobs.

Discover and Protect

Reveal and explore our amazing and diverse environment. Promote environmental awareness and education.

Railway Heritage

Traverse and preserve our rich rail heritage. Discover magnificent bridges, tunnels and the rail infrastructure.

Tourism and Jobs

Visitors using the Rail Trail are generally interested in health and well-being, and are high yielding visitors.  The rail trail will re-energise some smaller towns and distribute tourism income to the whole region.

New Tourism Ventures

New businesses and ideas, new commuter transport, solar electric passenger vehicles for group transport, potentially servicing urban areas and festival sites.


Gentle curves and shallow gradients make the rail trail ideal to incorporate sections for equestrian activities.