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Latest media releases

Jingle all the way with the Santa Express
Santa Claus is coming to town and he’s using the Queensland Rail network to spread the festive joy far and wide!
'Sod turned' at historic Burpengary station (Ministerial statement)
Construction is on track at Burpengary station’s landmark accessibility upgrade with an official ‘sod turning’ event marking a special occasion in this iconic station’s history.
Track closures in December and January for crucial Cross River Rail works (Ministerial statement)
Cross River Rail crews are preparing for one of their biggest operations yet with track closures and transport changes required from late December and then into January, to allow for critical works on the transformational project.
Innovative new technology for Carnarvon Highway level crossing (Ministerial statement)
A level crossing on the Carnarvon Highway at Thallon in South West Queensland has been upgraded with an innovative, autonomous system that displays clear warning signs at all times.
Queensland Rail celebrates 30 years of the Spirit of the Outback (Ministerial statement)
30 years ago on 19 November 1993, travellers boarded the first ever Spirit of the Outback for an epic train journey to the heart of Queensland.
Queensland Rail enlists hungry herd to keep weeds away
Queensland Rail is not kidding around when it comes to overgrown vegetation, with a herd of hungry goats deployed to graze on tall grass and weeds near Tully railway station in Far North Queensland.
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