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Latest media releases

  
  
  
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Queensland Rail update: Westwood incident
  
18/06/2021
Queensland Rail is mourning the loss of an employee who passed earlier today.
Kuranda Scenic Railway returns to full timetable
  
1/04/2021
The Kuranda Scenic Railway (KSR) is planned to return to its full timetable from Saturday (3 April) subject to final commissioning activities currently underway at Portsmith.
Kuranda Scenic Railway service alterations
  
23/02/2021
The Kuranda Scenic Railway (KSR) will temporarily reduce from two to one daily return services from today, allowing for major locomotive maintenance to ensure ongoing safety and reliability.
Queensland Rail network update: Freight train derailed at Charters Towers
  
6/01/2021
Repairs to the Charters Towers to Townsville section of the Mount Isa line have been completed on schedule following the derailment of an Aurizon freight train on Wednesday, 30 December 2020.
Queensland Rail network update: Freight train derailed at Charters Towers
  
3/01/2021
Following the successful removal of all impacted wagons by Aurizon today (Sunday, 3 January), Queensland Rail has now commenced track repairs at the derailment site.
Queensland Rail network update: Freight train derailed at Charters Towers
  
2/01/2021
Recovery works are progressing on the Mount Isa line with a number of wagons now removed from the derailment site, paving the way for track repairs to begin, weather conditions permitting.
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