June 2019

Commented on a story 26th Jun 2019 1:15 PM

A BUSINESS case has been released for the Northern Rivers Rail Trail, and the council says it is determined for it to come to fruition.

$33 million needed for Casino to Eltham rail trail

"Thanks to Richmond Valley Council for their great support for this project. "

May 2018

Commented on a story 16th May 2018 4:50 PM

IF YOU'VE seen Jenny Dowell running along the streets with cans of Jack Daniels in her hands, this is why.

From Lismore mayor to 'red hot mumma'

"Jenny you are truly an amazing woman! "

Commented on a story 16th May 2018 3:05 PM

NO LONGER can you hop on a train from Lismore to Byron, and some say the region has never been the same since.

Will we ever get trains back?

"Thanks for the story Hamish. I think the rail trail is a great alternative to the train as at least we..."

April 2018

Commented on a story 2nd Apr 2018 12:49 PM

PRELIMINARY costings for the rail trail between Casino and Eltham were released at a Lismore City Council briefing.

WORLD CLASS: $32 million rail trail proposed

"It will be a great asset for the Northern Rivers Region and will be paid back multiple times over in..."

February 2018

Commented on a story 23rd Feb 2018 7:41 AM

THE Northern Rivers Rail Trail Association says 'propaganda' is spreading fantasy that an imminent return of train services is possible on the Mur'bah line.

COMMENT: Rail trailers lash train supporters' 'fake facts'

"The point is, rail trails are made because there exists a disused railway line. If there is a viable..."

Commented on a story 22nd Feb 2018 8:43 PM

THE Northern Rivers Rail Trail Association says 'propaganda' is spreading fantasy that an imminent return of train services is possible on the Mur'bah line.

COMMENT: Rail trailers lash train supporters' 'fake facts'

"What sort of infrastructure? We already have lots of roads. Lobby for better buses. Different pot of..."

Commented on a story 5th Feb 2018 2:25 PM

THE group says locals need to speak up if they want regular trains back on the tracks in the future.

Train lobby group 'deeply disappointed' by rail trail funds

"Very good points Damon."

Commented on a story 5th Feb 2018 2:12 PM

THE group says locals need to speak up if they want regular trains back on the tracks in the future.

Train lobby group 'deeply disappointed' by rail trail funds

"This is fantastic news for the region! Once it is built, we will wonder how we ever did without it!"

August 2017

Commented on a story 11th Aug 2017 10:43 AM

THE major regional tourism project has suffered a set back after it was denied Federal funding.

Rail trail cops funding setback

"This is just a setback. There were over 500 projects asking for funding from this grant - building..."

July 2017

Commented on a story 25th Jul 2017 7:39 PM

The Northern Rivers Railway Action Group has started a petition to keep rail in the Tweed.

Fight continues for railway line

"If the legislation is changed, it will state that the corridor can be used for a rail trail, but will..."

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