My man and I like taking an evening stroll around Byron … Child 0 – 5 years free, “Ride in Style” package $30 Ballina to Byron Bay … The solar service is believed to be a world first.[4][5]. Adult $5 one way, $10 return Join us … $500 plus GST 12 months All thanks to a 4.6 billion year old power source. The Byron … The world-first Solar train is currently running at Byron Bay and Byron Shire Council plans to extend rail services, with a rail trail beside, throughout the Byron Shire. Popular with backpackers and locals. The Railway Friendly Bar (known as The Rails) is situated right in the heart of Byron Bay. The Byron Bay Train is a not-for-profit passenger rail service in Byron Bay, New South Wales. We hold a non-exclusive licence from Transport for NSW to use the rail corridor and rail … Byron mayor promotes rail-bike project A plan to run rail-bikes along the abandoned tracks from Bangalow to Byron Bay has received enthusiastic support from Byron Shire mayor, Simon … [15] It is believed to be the world's first solar-powered train. Staff are able to assist passengers with special needs. The Byron World First Solar Train is open to all, warmly welcoming the local community and travellers to ride. Nine years later, an extension from Lismore to Casino opened (and later south to Grafton – it was not until 1932 that the line was fully connected to Sydney). [1][6][7] The service carried over 10,000 passengers in its first 19 days. Guide dogs are, however, very welcome. The world’s first solar-powered train has launched in Byron… 2479. [14], The railmotor has a seating capacity of 100 people. Since the ARUP report … The Rails Hotel is the best-loved live music venue in Byron Bay, set just back from the main road on Jonson Street. Bus route 641 . Cape Byron, the easternmost point of the mainland of Australia, is about 3 km northeast of the town of Byron Bay. [2] Track work on the section commenced on 23 May 2016 and was completed in late November that year. Railway Park - Byron Bay A small park on Jonson Street in the centre of town. The threshold width on the passenger doorways is 660mm. (Return adult train ticket, lunch and a schooner of Stone & Wood, glass of wine, tea or coffee at The Sun Bistro). The narrow width between the train seats is a further restriction however passengers in wheelchairs are able to ride in the entrance vestibule. Power car 661, along with trailer 761, was built at Chullora Railway Workshops in 1949 as 601/701. This is a lively town that calls you to engage, experience and celebrate. A return service is provided 364 days a year, excluding Christmas Day, on the immaculately restored 1949 era two carriage heritage train… Byron Bay Train. We are also an accredited heritage rail operator. Ramps are available at both stations and there is an accessible toilet at North Beach Station. Byron Bay Railway Station Jonson St, Byron Bay, New South Wales 2481 Australia +61 2 6685 7662 Website Closed now : See all hours All photos (49) Operations commenced on 16 December 2017. The North Beach station is located on Bayshore Drive, near the Sun Bistro Tavern and Elements of Byron Resort. The facts around the Byron Bay Train project. Byron Bay Railway Station Jonson St, Byron Bay, New South Wales 2481 Australia +61 2 6685 7662 Website Opens in 22 min : See all hours All photos (49) Since commencing in December 2017, it operates on a three-kilometre section of the disused Casino … The announcement was made this week, with judges describing the Railway … The railway runs from Byron Beach to … The Byron Beach Platform is at the Shirley Street level crossing in Byron Bay township between the First Sun Caravan Park and Simmos Caltex Service Station. [15], 726 at Byron Beach platform in November 2017, Lithgow State Mine Heritage Park & Railway, "Rail costings put govt study into doubt – Echonetdaily", "Train hits track, powered by solar – Echonetdaily", "World-first Byron rail line to create 19 jobs", World first solar train now leaving the platform in Byron Bay with zero emissions, "Solar train clocks 10,000 passengers after 19 days", Lithgow-tech: Solar powered train to run Byron Bay Circuit, Huge milestone as solar train arrives in Byron, "Byron Bay rail revived after 13 years with solar train", "World's first true solar train to run through Byron Bay", "World-first "solar train" about to be launched in Byron Bay", "North Byron Beach Resort " Byron Bay train",, Use Australian English from November 2017, All Wikipedia articles written in Australian English, Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License, This page was last edited on 25 November 2020, at 18:30.