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Central West rail bridge upgrades
  
24/08/2016
Rail infrastructure in the Central West is set for an $8.8 million overhaul, with the Palaszczuk Government embarking on the third stage of a program to replace, repair and upgrade ageing timber rail bridges on the Central West line.
$850,000 upgrade for Moores Creek rail bridge
  
28/06/2016
The ageing Moores Creek rail bridge on the Yeppoon rail line is on track to receive a major refurbishment with the Palaszczuk Government announcing $850,000 to upgrade the bridge.
World-class signalling system on track to boost SEQ’s train capacity
  
21/06/2016
A new world-class rail signalling system for South East Queensland’s rail network is on the fast track, with global Expressions of Interest to develop the $634 million project now open.
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.
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