City of Newcastle's plans for inaugural stage of Richmond Vale Rail Trail win approval

By Max McKinney
December 7 2021 - 12:05am
APPROVED: An artist's impression of the Richmond Vale Rail Trail passing through Hunter Wetlands National Park and (inset) a map showing the approved sections in the Newcastle local government area and future connections to Kurri Kurri and Tarro.

The long-touted Richmond Vale Rail Trail has moved a step closer to reality after plans for the 32-kilometre shared path's initial sections in the Newcastle local government area won approval.



Max McKinney

Journalist at Newcastle Herald

Max McKinney is a sports reporter with the Newcastle Herald. He previously worked in news, reporting on local government and transport. He is covering the Newcastle Knights in 2022, along with local sport.

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