Lutana Rail Spur


Approximate Distance: 1.46km
Local Government Area: Glenorchy
Legislative Council Division: Elwick
State/Federal Government Electorate: Denison 

Proposed Style of Facility

Off-road cycle-way connection. 

What are the Major Trip Generators and Attractors?

Linking the Intercity Cycle-way to Moonah Primary School, residential areas, the Lutana industrial area (zinc smelter, ferry construction and related heavy industry), as well as providing a cycling/walking link over the Brooker Highway. 

What other Facilities will it Connect to? 

Most direct off-road route between Intercity Cycle-way and Princes of Wales Bay. 

What Documents does this fit Under? 

Hobart Arterial Bicycle Network Plan.

Principal Urban Cycling Network.

 

Update: October 2014

The next meeting of Lutana Link will be held on Sunday 12 October.

Time4pm to finished, approx 5.30

Location: Sunderland Street, where Lutana line crosses.

 

Update: 3 September 2014

The second meeting of Lutana Links will be held on Sunday 14 September at 3.30pm.  

Update: 12 August 2014

A local group, Lutana Links, has formed to promote the conversion of the disused rail corridor for community purposes such as a bike rail trail.  One of the organisers of the group is BT committee member Alan Whykes.  The initiative was mentioned in The Mercury 12 August.  A public meeting will be held Sunday 17 August to seek community input.

 

Fly Through of Lutana Rail Spur (from Inter-City Cycleway to Prince of Wales Bay). 


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  • commented 2014-09-04 21:46:07 +1000
    Andreas, the land is currently owned by TasRail. There is no technical reason why the area could not be lit, as there are certainly power cables in the vicinity.
    All those interested should come to the next Lutana Link meeting (Sunday 14 September 3.30pm at Goodwood) and ask their questions directly, or keep following lutanalink.wordpress.com for updates.
  • commented 2014-09-03 20:57:45 +1000
    Wow! What a great idea! Who is the land currently owned by? Would there be lighting planned?