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Latest media releases

Update on Oonoomurra derailment (near Cloncurry)
Queensland Rail is pleased to advise that the Mount Isa line between Oonoomurra and Cloncurry has partially reopened to rail traffic today following the derailment of a third-party freight train on Wednesday (17 August).
Oonoomurra derailment (near Cloncurry)
At 6.38am this morning (Wednesday 17 August) there was a derailment incident on the Mount Isa line at Oonoomurra yard, just east of Cloncurry, involving two third-party operated freight trains.
Rail Safety Week reminder to stay safe on train network
Nearly 100 people put their lives at risk in near misses with trains at level crossings across regional Queensland in the last financial year, prompting Queensland Rail to remind the community of the importance of staying safe around trains.
Ministerial media release: Resilience bolstered on the Mount Isa line
​Safety and reliability on the Mount Isa line has never been better with completion of $25 million worth of track upgrades between Cloncurry and Mount Isa.
Shock vision a reminder to Stand Back. Look up. Stay Rail Safe. this Rail Safety Week
​Queensland Rail has released nail biting vision of near misses on the rail network, bridge strikes, and customers falling over as a reminder to stay safe around the rail network this Rail Safety Week.
Fun for the “hole” family at Queensland Rail’s Ekka pavilion
Queensland Rail is encouraging show-goers at this year’s Ekka to have a hit at their pavilion which will feature “tee-rific” mini-golf fun for the “hole” family, all while delivering an important safety message.
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