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Gold Coast stations get $10 million facelift ahead of Commonwealth Games (Ministerial media statement)
  
16/05/2016
Train stations on the Gold Coast line are on track to be Games-ready with the Palaszczuk Government set to invest $10 million to refurbish Queensland Rail facilities ahead of the 2018 Commonwealth Games.
Rail sale a big boost for outback tourism (Ministerial media statement)
  
2/05/2016
The Queensland Government’s ‘2FOR1’ ticket special on the Spirit of the Outback has driven a 48 percent increase in patronage with record numbers of tourists and visitors travelling to Western Queensland up from the previous year.
Stabilisation work begins on the Kuranda Scenic Rail line (Ministerial media statement)
  
13/04/2016
A $12.6 million project to ensure the stability of the Kuranda Scenic Railway line kicked off today with crews beginning environmental and ecological assessments ahead of the complex stabilisation works.
New rail training centre for apprentices and trainees (Ministerial media statement)
  
11/04/2016
In a Queensland-first apprentices, trainees and students studying a trade now have access to rail-based training under a new partnership between Queensland Rail and TAFE Queensland SkillsTech.
Palaszczuk Government delivers $2.5 million to upgrade Oakey rail facilities (Ministerial media statement)
  
6/04/2016
Treasurer Curtis Pitt and Minister for Transport Stirling Hinchliffe today announced $2.5 million to upgrade rail sidings on the Western line and reopen part of an old branch line to support the expansion of Oakey Beef Exports.
Sod turned on $163 million rail project set to deliver 200 jobs (Ministerial media statement)
  
13/03/2016
Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk, Deputy Premier Jackie Trad and Minister for Transport Stirling Hinchliffe today turned the first sod on the Coomera to Helensvale rail duplication, marking the start of work on the $163 million project.
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