Byron Bay rail corridor restoration

Byron Bay Rail Corridor with green space for relaxing and an accesible footpath ideal for pedestrian and bikes.

The restoration of the rail corridor in the centre of Byron Bay is complete.

Key features of the project include:
  • Shady grassy areas and landscaped native gardens.
  • Public seating and water refill stations
  • Boardwalks providing safe connection from Butler Street precinct to the centre of town
  • Lighting at key access points for improved safety
  • Memento Aestates sculpture by artist Giovanni Veronesi
  • Retention of rail infrastructure and celebration of heritage rail features such as signal boxes and switching gear
  • New shared zone through Byron Lane (now one way out) for pedestrian safety
  • Carpark upgrades.

Funding and other projects

The rail corridor project sits within a precinct that incorporates:

These projects represent over $40 million of infrastructure investment in the heart of Byron Bay.