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Mount Isa line reopens following ex-Tropical Cyclone Kirrily
The Mount Isa line reopened last night, following significant flooding that caused major damage to two kilometres of track between Nelia (east of Julia Creek) and Cloncurry.
Queensland Rail celebrates connecting communities for 160 years
Queensland Rail is celebrating the 160th anniversary of construction of the first section of railway in Queensland.
Bad behaviour called out – Do you need train etiquette training?
Vaping on board, feet and bags on the seats, playing music or gasbagging loudly were some of the top bad train etiquette behaviours called out by Queensland Rail customers last year.
Kuranda Scenic Railway services back on track
Queensland Rail is bringing back Far North Queensland’s most iconic rail service, the Kuranda Scenic Railway, following extensive damage to the railway in the wake of ex-Tropical Cyclone Jasper.
‘All he had to do was slip and he was under the train,’ - Train driver speaks out against trespassing
A Queensland Rail train driver has spoken out about a chilling close call with a trespasser in a bid to stop the risky behaviour in its tracks.
Mount Isa line on track for February reopening (Cyclone Kirrily - Update 3)
The Mount Isa line from Nelia (east of Julia Creek) to Cloncurry is expected to reopen later this month, restoring the vital freight path.
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