Light

Rail
and

Bike

Trail

LEARN HERE How We Can Have Both
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Photo Courtesy Matty John

Who Are We

  • We are a local Community Group based in Murwillumbah, Tweed Shire NSW

  • We are NOT opposed to a bike trail within the Railway corridor

  • We are concerned residents representing our broader communities, who have shared with us their stories of frustration at the lack of vision and foresight within our local Council

  • We are passionate about our region, our communities and our children's future

  • We are a knowledgable network of people from long term locals to professionals within the fields of planning, construction and engineering and we feel it's time to SET THINGS STRAIGHT

The Direction ~ Where We Can Ride Together

Our Goals

  • To promote democratic decision making

  • To achieve the appropriate Shirewide Community Consultation for a project of this significance

  • To preserve the railway tracks and rail infrastructure 

  • To clarify within the community that we are NOT opposed to a Bike Trail within the Railway corridor

  • To ensure that the concerns and feelings of the Tweed Shire residents wanting future Community Light Rail services linking Byron, and eventually Queensland, are considered

  • That a majority shirewide community decision decides whether the railway tracks are removed or not

Vision

To see a WIN/WIN development on the Tweed Section of Railway Corridor. Where ALL members of our shire, and visitors, can access the rail corridor for physical activity and/or regular, environmentally sustainable community transport which contributes to the growth and livability of our busy region.

Livability is the sum of the factors that add up to a community's quality of life—including the built and natural environments, economic prosperity, social stability and equity, educational opportunity, and cultural, entertainment and recreation possibilities.

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Have Your Say

There are a number of ways you can have your say on this important topic effecting the entire Tweed Shire

Latest News & Events

Learn about the actions we have taken and upcoming events

What You Can Do

Do you feel helpless?

There are a number of ways you can lend support.

Every action, small to large, makes a difference.

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Light Rail and Bike Trail in Numbers

24km

of Railway Tracks between Murwillumbah ~ Crabbes Creek

14,264

residents residing in the towns and villages along the railway corridor without adequate public transport

A FURTHER 750 COMING SOON

TO MOOBALL

50,000

potential day-trippers to

the Tweed Valley & Murwillumbah

if just 2% of Byron Bay's 2.5million yearly visitors take a ride on the light rail

1427

LOCAL Resident Signatures

supporting

Light Rail combined with Bike Trail

AND COUNTING

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96

%

of surveyed LOCAL businesses 

support

Light Rail combined with Bike Trail

AND COUNTING