Welcome to the Rails website

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There is a great little music venue, bar and restaurant  - right on the old Railway Station in Byron Bay . It's the only pub in Australia to have featured live music seven nights a week, for over 30 years.  The official name of the Railway Hotel in Byron Bay is "The Railway Friendly Bar" but the locals affectionately refer to it as "The Rails’. . .

It is located just back from the main road on Jonson street in central Byron Bay, beside the historic Byron Bay Railway Station and left of the Railway Park. It's fascinating rustic decor and semi-out doors layout gives it a unique relaxed Aussie atmosphere and takes full advantage of the balmy Byron Bay weather.

It’s a distinctive funky little music bar that is instantly popular as a meeting place for travellers from all over the world when they arrive in Byron Bay, drawn by the legendary laid-back Byron lifestyle and glorious beaches ...., but you'll also rub shoulders with lots of quirky local characters, the occasional hippy and dedicated surfer downing a few beers.... and people from all walks of life enjoying the live entertainment that is featured 365 days per year.