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Latest media releases

Central Station upgrade update
New timelines have been announced for the next stage of upgrades at Central Station.
Bag a bargain with half price fares to the Ekka from Wide Bay
Wide Bay residents are being encouraged to roll up, roll up and take the train to the Ekka, with half price fares available for travel from 9 - 18 August between Bundaberg and Brisbane on selected Tilt Train services.
An extra 430 weekly train services and 200,000 seats for SEQ
Queensland Rail will implement an extra 430 services and upgrade 59 existing services from three-carriages to six-carriages, in a move that will add 200,000 seats across South East Queensland each week from Monday, 29 July 2019.
New train services hit the track running (Ministerial media statement)
Thirty-two new train services will start this week, adding 14,000 seats to south east Queensland’s rail network.
Go west for less on rail during Year of Outback Tourism (Ministerial media statement)
Queenslanders and visitors from across the world are being encouraged to jump on board the sunshine state’s signature travel trains and head west as the outback gets into the swing of festival season.
First freight trains resume on Mount Isa Line
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.
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