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Latest media releases

Easter long weekend train service arrangements
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
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
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
From today (Monday 8 April) Queensland Rail will flick the switch on improved real-time location information for train services across the South East.
First freight movements commence between Richmond and Townsville, as Mount Isa line recovery works continue
​Queensland Rail continues to surge full-steam ahead on the recovery of the Mount Isa line, as the first freight train movements recommence between Richmond and Townsville.
Progress forging ahead on Mount Isa line recovery, with repairs now complete Oorindi to Tibarri
The flood recovery of the Mount Isa rail line is continuing as planned, with track repairs now complete between Oorindi and Tibarri.
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