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
The Planning Begins!

The Wagga Rail Trail Committee is excited to announce a significant project milestone this month. Inspiring Place – a firm of urban planners and landscape architects, has been appointed to undertake the trail Implementation Plan.

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Cristy Houghton
What's Coming

The vivid green Superb Parrot is a special bird that nests in protected bushland close to the proposed Wagga Rail Trail route at Governor’s Hill. With less than 5000 breeding pairs left in the wild, it is an extremely vulnerable parrot, classified nationally as a Threatened Species.

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Cristy Houghton