Barbados Trailway Project
Follow Our Trails
This website is a work in progress.
It attempts to provide some information about the project and track its progress.
The Barbados Trailway is a paved bicycle and pedestrian path located primarily on right-of-way lands of the former Barbados Railway.
Converting the old Barbados Railway reserve into an accessible pathway for pedestrians, runners and cyclists.
2-3 km proof of concept:
10 feet (3 meters wide) asphalt center.
6-8 ft verges with fruit and other trees for shade.
Benches and shade/rain shelters along along the way.
Equitable, sustainable and safe mobility for all.
Ride, run, walk. Strollers, wheelchairs, anything but cars.
Parking, shelters, lights
Barbados Railway ran from 1881 until 1937
Three disused Sugar Factories and several plantations en route
Fruit trees along the trail to provide shade
Agricultural land along most of the trail
Offsetting of carbon emissions
Attraction for regular, long-term and cruise visitors.
Access to the interior of the country
Bike rental and tours
Motor-traffic free walking and cycling between communities
Renewables, recycling, renovation
Several points of historic interest along the route.