Images from the rail line around the Northern Rivers.
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WHEN the last train out of Lismore pulled up at the station just before 11.34pm on Sunday, May 16, 2004, more than 200 people turned out to wave it off.
NEARLY a decade after then Transport Minister Michael Costa pulled the XPT from the Casino to Murwillumbah line, the Northern Rivers still wants its train back.
NOROC president Jenny Dowell has expressed support for expanded bus services across the Northern Rivers after hopes for a refurbished rail line were squashed.
THE demise of a passionately-fought campaign to bring back the Casino-to-Murwillumbah rail link is a “slap in the face” for the NSW North Coast community.
AS they commute in their fast cars, new residents to our area will probably not realise the importance of rail travel in past decades.