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  • Brisbane Valley Rail Trail Amazing Achievement Award

    13/02/2018 Comments (0) News

    On 11/02/2018, the Brisbane Valley Rail Trail Users Association was very pleased to honour Jonny Ayres, Cameron Wickbold, and Lachlan Murray with a Brisbane Valley Rail Trail ‘Amazing Achievement Award’ © for their very impressive endurance cycling feat of being the first to complete the entire 167 km

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  • Australia’s Great Adventure Rail Trail

    30/12/2017 Comments (0) News

    When I first become involved with campaigning for funding to complete the Brisbane Valley Rail Trail, it was under-used, under-loved and under-funded. We realised early on that we needed to turn that around if we were to have any chance of success in persuading the Queensland Government to loosen the purse strings. We

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  • Second Brisbane Valley Rail Trail Contract Awarded

    12/12/2017 Comments (0) News

    Somerset Regional Council MEDIA RELEASE – 12 DECEMBER 2017   A SECOND million dollar contract to complete work on the Brisbane Valley Rail Trail has been awarded to a Somerset based business.   Contractors, A&M Civil Contracting, were this month awarded the contract by Somerset Regional Council to

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  • The Brisbane Valley Rail Trail 100 Kilometre Challenge – a poem by Greg Noble

    06/11/2017 Comments (0) News

    The BVRT 100 Kilometre Challenge We assembled at the starting line Brave and intrepid souls Ready to take on the challenge And add it to life goals. We had prepared for many months For this epic ride We had a little anxiety But confidence deep inside. We rolled wheels at 6am The fast ones off …

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  • BVRT 100 classic cycling challenge.

    05/11/2017 Comments (0) News

    Early on Saturday morning, eighty cyclists assembled at the start line in Esk for the inaugural Brisbane Valley Rail Trail 100 km cycling challenge, some looking to win the event, some looking just to survive until the end. The challenge was to cycle on the Brisbane Valley Rail Trail from Esk to Yarraman (including

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  • Brisbane Valley Rail Trail Extreme Challenge Bike Ride 2017

    07/08/2017 Comments (0) News

    I remember the day very clearly. We were supporting an organised bike ride for the ‘Chicks Who Ride Bikes’ from Moore to Esk and had arranged morning tea for them with a baby Koala display at the Toogoolawah Station. A lone male mountain biker turned up asking for some water. “Sure, no problem. Where did

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  • RAIL TRAIL CYCLISTS AIMING TO SET NEW RECORDS

    15/07/2017 Comments (0) News

    MEDIA RELEASE On behalf of the Brisbane Valley Rail Trail Users Association Before sunrise on the 5th of August when most sensible people are still tucked into bed, over 120 recreational cyclists will be heading out from Ipswich on a gruelling 12-hour adventure that will take them over 160-km northwest into Queensland

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  • ‘Brisbane Valley Rail Trail Experience’ video launch

    25/06/2017 Comments (0) News

    Brisbane Valley Rail Trail Users Association is very pleased to announce the launch of the ‘Brisbane Valley Rail Trail Experience’ video: Experience the Brisbane Valley Rail Trail from Paul PC on Vimeo.

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  • Dear Deputy Premier, Jackie Trad

    25/06/2017 Comments (0) News

    To the Honourable Jackie Trad MP, Deputy Premier and Minister for Transport and Minister for Infrastructure and Planning. Dear Deputy Premier, Jackie Trad I’m writing to you concerning additional funding for completion of the Brisbane Valley Rail Trail. By way of introduction, I attach a copy of the letter written

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  • Wanora to Fernvale surface improvements

    17/05/2017 Comments (0) News

    Another win for BVRT users with many thanks to the BVRT Team at DTMR – the roughest sections of the BVRT between Wanora and Fernvale have been given the gravel muncher’ treatment with a road stabiliser machine, making them the smoothest dirt sections of the BVRT.   Please note, this video is in 5x fast

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