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Latest media releases

  
  
  
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First freight trains resume on Mount Isa Line
  
29/04/2019
The first freight trains successfully operated on the Mount Isa Line today (Monday 29 April), marking the reopening of the 1,000 kilometre route after 12-weeks of unprecedented flood repairs.
Mount Isa Line flood repairs put freight on the fast track
  
26/04/2019
Emergency repairs to the Mount Isa Line will reduce rail freight travel times between Mount Isa and Townsville by up to 50 minutes.
Easter long weekend train service arrangements
  
18/04/2019
Queensland Rail wishes to remind customers that public holiday arrangements will be in place across the Easter long weekend.
Mount Isa rail line on track for April re-opening
  
16/04/2019
The Mount Isa rail line is expected to re-open Monday, April 29, restoring one of Queensland's most important freight routes.
Temporary freight transfer facility established at Hughenden, as final Mount Isa Line repair works continue
  
12/04/2019
A temporary intermodal facility is on track to open at Hughenden early next week, enabling freight operators to transfer containerised freight from truck to train for rail transport into Townsville.
Improved data tracks trains in real-time
  
8/04/2019
From today (Monday 8 April) Queensland Rail will flick the switch on improved real-time location information for train services across the South East.
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