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Latest media releases

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.
Work underway on $48 million Toowoomba Range rail upgrade
​The Government has commenced work has on a major rail upgrade along the Toowoomba Range, which will support 100 construction jobs locally.
Queensland Rail ready to support Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games
​Queensland Rail has welcomed today’s release of the public transport plan for the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games (GC2018)...
Queensland Rail’s newest recruits begin driver training school
Transport Minister Mark Bailey today welcomed the next cohort of Queensland Rail trainee drivers on their first day of training.
Road and rail safety plea ahead of school year (Ministerial media statement)
The Queensland Government is urging parents, students and other road users to take extra care on roads, particularly around railway crossings, ahead of the start of the 2018 school year next week (Monday, 22 January).
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