Is the Rail Trail feasible?

Ready – Tweed Council has been fully funded by state and federal government to a sum of $13 million  to complete 1st section from Murwillumbah to Crabbs Creek.

• Yes – proven by independent analysis
• Yes – has Government backing
• Yes – Payback period of only 4-5 years
• Benefit cost ratio of in excess of 2.5 (e.g. for every $1 invested there is more than a $2.50 return)
• Can be constructed in stages
• Estimated to cost less than $75.5 million to construct
• Worldwide experience shows rail trails create multiple jobs and attract millions of dollars in spending

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