February 2018

Commented on a story 8th Feb 2018 8:55 AM

ONE calls it a "runaway train”, the other a missed opportunity.

HE SAID, SHE SAID: Two views on trains v rail trail

"Richard White's comments are definitely on track, whereas TOOT and NRRAG are off track and even off the..."

Commented on a story 5th Feb 2018 7:40 PM

The rail trail planned for the Northern Rivers has been given a kickstart from the federal government

Tweed's rail trail gets $6.5 million boost

"This is a fantastic decision by the federal government. The obvious short to medium, and quite..."

January 2018

Commented on a story 27th Jan 2018 9:01 AM

'WE recognised that the only way of ensuring the corridor remains in public ownership is to convert it to a walking and cycling trail'.

Train advocates 'doing nothing' to improve public transport

"It is simply not possible to have a trail and a rail services co-exist, as there is simply not enough..."

July 2017

Commented on a story 27th Jul 2017 8:30 AM

JUST extend the rail line to the Gold Coast and then the people of the Northern Rivers can access the hospitals and airport up there. It sounds good in theory.

Wishful thinking on train travel: OPINION

"These are very good points from David Kirkpatrick. Also, why would the Queensland government want to..."

Commented on a story 25th Jul 2017 7:40 PM

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

Fight continues for railway line

"Anyone thinking that our rail corridor is going to be rebuilt to modern standards and serviced with a..."

Commented on a story 18th Jul 2017 6:10 AM

NORTHERN Rivers Rail Trail becomes closer to a reality as the State Government announces $6.3 million funding boost.

Rail trail would be 'extremely valuable' economic boost

"This is a fantastic announcement that spells the official start of the trail towards its reality. So..."

Commented on a story 6th Jul 2017 12:51 PM

"IT IS now time for governments and local councils to get on board and start implementing this exciting project".

Rail trail crowdfunding campaign hits target

"It sure has been a massive, active and committed monetary vote from people, to get moving on our wasted..."

Commented on a story 5th Jul 2017 11:30 AM

A campaign to raise $75,000 towards an engineering study on the Casino to Eltham rail trail is set to launch.

'Crucial' crowdfunding campaign for Northern Rivers Rail Trail

"Hi EmmaB2, Try this link.. we have until 8am tomorrow morning (Thursday 6th July) Thanks for..."

June 2017

Commented on a story 4th Jun 2017 2:48 PM

A campaign to raise $75,000 towards an engineering study on the Casino to Eltham rail trail is set to launch.

'Crucial' crowdfunding campaign for Northern Rivers Rail Trail

"Hi Gumnut21, We started a 3 km bush bash at St Helena Rd bridge, and got through about 1 km of easy..."

Commented on a story 3rd Jun 2017 3:27 PM

A campaign to raise $75,000 towards an engineering study on the Casino to Eltham rail trail is set to launch.

'Crucial' crowdfunding campaign for Northern Rivers Rail Trail

"A group of seven guys tried to explore a 3km stretch of the corridor just this morning. The amount of..."

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