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Service changes remain in place as network begins to return to normal following GC2018 (Ministerial media statement)
As the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games (GC2018) enjoys its last day of competition, Queensland Rail has completed its own marathon on the Gold Coast line, clocking up more than 200,000 kilometres of train journeys during the past 11 days.
Central station turns green and gold in support of our Aussie heroes
Brisbane’s Central train station has been coloured green and gold, as Queensland welcomes thousands of spectators during the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games (GC2018).
Maintenance hubs make for Games-ready rail network
The final plans are being delivered to Games-ready Queensland Rail’s network, including rapid response maintenance hubs up and down the Gold Coast line to keep trains moving during GC2018.
Rail security ramps up as the Games countdown continues
With just over a month to go until the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games (GC2018), Queensland Rail is ramping up security measures across the South East Queensland rail network.
New power substation supercharges QR’s reliability for Commonwealth Games
The Palaszczuk Government is on track to deliver a major reliability boost to the South East’s rail network ahead of the Commonwealth Games, with a new $13 million, 23 tonne electrical substation at Fortitude Valley soon to be online.
Major weekend of Gold Coast rail maintenance preparing for up to eight Commonwealth Games trains an hour
More than 400 QR crews and contractors will work around the clock this weekend to deliver maintenance and reliability works on the Gold Coast, ahead of running up to eight train an hour for the Commonwealth Games.
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