GAYNDAH Heritage Railway Rail Trail is on track to deliver its business proposal to take over unused railway assets.
After submitting an Expression of Interest to Queensland Rail, the group was invited by Deputy Premier Jeff Seeney to develop its proposal to run a 16km tourist railway between Reid’s Creek and Mount Lawless.
Secretary Jason Cooper said the proposal would boost tourism in the North Burnett.
“Gayndah Heritage Railway Rail Trail (GHRRT) are well advanced in developing the business plan,” Mr Cooper said.
“I am currently working closely with our appointed auditor, Paul Teefy from the Gold Coast, in developing a sustainable financial plan for the success of our proposed tourist attractions.
“Insurance is pivotal for the success of our proposed tourist attractions.
“GHRRT have addressed the public liability insurance cover and other components of insurance cover required for the success of our proposed tourist attractions.”
The group’s board will review the business plan before it is delivered to Mr Seeney in the next two weeks, he said.
HERITAGE RAIL: Gayndah Heritage Railway Rail Trail members Jacque Mount (Caboolture South) and vice-president Arthur Marshall (Gayndah) celebrate the 107th anniversary of the official opening of the railway to Gayndah in December.