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Latest media releases​​

Boom arm strikes risking lives and making thousands of Queenslanders late
Queensland Rail has released shocking footage of distracted and impatient drivers smashing through boom arms at level crossings. 
All aboard the opera train!
For the first time, Queensland Rail has partnered with Opera Queensland to bring world-class opera performances onboard the Spirit of the Outback train.
Gulflander, the train from nowhere to nowhere, returns for 2024
Tickets are now available to ride Queensland’s historic Gulflander service
$100 million boost delivers for regional rail network (Ministerial statement)
Queensland Rail’s North Coast Line Capacity Improvement Project has hit another milestone with overtaking lanes installed while major works on the Berajondo Timber Bridge Replacement Project saw upgrades to three concrete bridges. 
Essential track works to maintain reliability on Northern lines
Customers are being urged to plan their travel in advance this weekend (27-28 April) with a major track closure in place as Queensland Rail carries out essential rail maintenance and improvement works on the network.
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