New MP = New Opportunities

Recently elected Independent Member for Wagga, The Hon. Dr Joe McGirr MP is clearly in favour of the Wagga Rail Trail project and recognises the tourism opportunities that it will bring to our region.

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Cristy Houghton
Stage One of Trail to be Built

An exciting step forward has been confirmed in the development of the Wagga Rail Trail. The first stage of the planned trail, a 10km section from Wagga to Forest Hill, will effectively be built by Wagga Wagga City Council as part of their Active Travel Plan.

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Cristy Houghton
Strategic Directions & Implementation Plan

Wagga Rail Trail Inc. is pleased to present the Strategic Directions & Implementation plan.

This is the plan that will help bring the trail to life.

It has been developed by consultants, Inspiring Place, after three months of comprehensive research and community consultation.

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Cristy Houghton
Precedent established for rail trails in NSW

The disused rail line between Tumbarumba and Rosewood is set to be developed as the historic first rail trail in NSW.

This is welcome news for the Wagga Rail Trail proposal, as the rail trail concept has now been brought into law in this state, setting a precedent for the future establishment of a network of trails across NSW.

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Cristy Houghton
Enormous use of trail recorded

A huge number of people were recently recorded using the riverside walking track near the Visitor Information Centre, confirming that once it is developed, the Wagga Rail Trail will become a major community recreation facility.

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Cristy Houghton
History of the Tumba line

The original line was a vision to connect isolated and pioneer rural communities of the time. The potential benefits of this line were considered so important and valuable that there was considerable community debate and support for alternative routes before the final route was agreed.

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Cristy Houghton
The Implementation Plan Has Begun!

The Wagga Rail Trail committee is pleased to announce the official commencement of the Wagga Rail Trail implementation plan. It was our pleasure to welcome Adam Holmstrom and John Hepper of Inspiring Place to Wagga at the end of April, to begin phase one of the implementation plan.

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Cristy Houghton