The Mary Valley Rattler at the Gympie Station
The Mary Valley Rattler at the Gympie Station Craig Warhurst

EXPLAINER: Timeline of the Return of the Rattler

WHAT happened?

It's the question that many in the community have been asking ever since Gympie Regional Council began their efforts to bring the Rattler back, a task which became a lightning rod of controversy as the cost blew out from $10.8 million to $17.5 million.

The Gympie Times has dug into the finer points of the project which you can read below, or go here for an extended look at how the project unfolded, and what was known as it happened.

Gympie Times


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