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Improved Inlander timetable to boost outback tourism
  
1/02/2016
A new timetable for the Inlander will be introduced in April this year, to boost outback tourism and improve connections for people travelling by train between Brisbane and Mount Isa.
Be on the safe side around level crossings now school’s back (Ministerial media statement)
  
29/01/2016
Queenslanders are being urged to take extra care at level crossings from this week, with more cars and pedestrians expected back on the roads with the return of the school year.
Rail bridge strike prevention continues on Sunshine Coast
  
22/01/2016
Queensland Rail is continuing its program to prevent over-height vehicles from colliding with rail bridges on the Sunshine Coast, with works now wrapping up at Nambour and set to start in Woombye from early next month.
Study finds severe rainfall contributed to station flooding
  
12/01/2016
​Specialised engineering firm Jacobs has found that high intensity rainfall contributed to flooding at Fortitude Valley station during last year's wet season.
Gold Coast heavy rail duplication on track for Commonwealth Games
  
16/12/2015
Preparation works are ramping-up and a tenderer has been selected for the duplication of heavy rail tracks between Coomera and Helensvale stations, to significantly improve train service capacity and reliability ahead of the 2018 Commonwealth Games.
Work set to start on Nogoa River rail bridge
  
18/11/2015
Work to renovate the century old Nogoa River rail bridge in Emerald is set to begin next week, as additional works to stage two of the Central West Bridge Replacement program.
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