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Latest media releases

First passengers experience New Generation Rollingstock fleet
Queensland’s first New Generation Rollingstock (NGR) train made its inaugural passenger journey on the Queensland Rail network today, travelling from the Gold Coast through to Brisbane.
New trains to begin service next week
​The first of South East Queensland’s newest trains are ready, and will start passenger services next week. 
Queensland Rail summer service
From Monday 18 December 2017 to Sunday 21 January 2018, Queensland Rail’s summer timetable will come into effect across South East Queensland with a number of temporary service changes.
All aboard the Santa Express!
Santa will swap his sleigh for a train this festive season, boarding the 'Santa Express' to spread Christmas cheer right across the South East Queensland rail network from 11-15 December 2017.
Queensland Rail bowls stray spinners back to local cricket club
With the first Ashes Test match set to hit off this week, Nundah station has become an unofficial fielder for its neighbour the Toombul District Cricket Club, with dozens of ‘hit for six’ balls safely returned from the rail corridor to the team.
Next generation of Maryborough railway workers take exclusive tour of Queensland Rail’s operations
In celebration of Rail Careers Week (20-24 November), Queensland Rail arranged for a group of Maryborough State High School students to participate in the AusRail Plus 2017 Conference and Exhibition in Brisbane.
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