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Latest media releases

Queensland Rail urges road users to take care at level crossings these school holidays
An increase in near miss incidents at regional railway crossings has sparked a serious safety reminder ahead of the school holidays (starting Saturday, 18 September) in addition to a $500,000 investment in new CCTV technology in Northern Queensland.
Central station upgrades set to escalate
Queensland Rail is boosting reliability of facilities at its busiest transport hub, with two 40-year-old escalators set to be replaced at Central station's outer concourse from October.
Queensland Rail’s rail safety roadshow heads north
​Queensland Rail is touring Far North Queensland over the next fortnight, promoting critical rail safety messages to more than 5000 school students across Innisfail, Gordonvale, Cairns and Kuranda.
Queensland Rail campaign wins leading global communications award
​Queensland Rail’s successful High Voltage Can Jump campaign has won the prestigious Gartner Communications Award in the Small Idea, Big Impact category, claiming the title over 91 other entries from around the world.
Queensland Rail urges level crossing users to ‘Stay Level Headed’
This Rail Safety Week 2021 (9-13 August), Queensland Rail is urging pedestrians across the rail network to “Stay Level Headed” at level crossings.
156 years of Queensland Rail tales delivered to your smart phone
The rare tales behind Queensland’s rich 156-years of rail are being made available in a Queensland Rail first, with a new podcast delving into its past, from the gold rush era to unravelling...
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