Environment and Sustainability

​​Our Commitment

Queensland Rail is committed to operating in a sustainable and environmentally responsible manner in support of a resilient rail network  that delivers value and benefit for our customers, our people, the community and the environment.​

What we will do

To deliver on this commitment, Queensland Rail will:

  • integrate environmental, social and governance principles and requirements into its policies, processes, strategies, risk management and decision making at all levels of the organisation

  • comply with applicable legal and other obligations 

  • manage material sustainability risks and opportunities, through proactive identification, evaluation and management of impacts to enhance environment, cultural, economic and social values
  • embed climate change risk management to progressively improve the resilience of assets, infrastructure, and services

  • decarbonise operations in support of progress towards becoming a net zero emissions railway

  • encourage innovation with new or improved technologies, processes and products that support sustainability outcomes

  • monitor and report on environmental and sustainability performance in order to drive continual improvement

  • foster a workforce culture around sustainability through training, awareness and engagement and

  • engage and collaborate with key stakeholders, customers, delivery partners and industry  on sustainability matters, and supply chain outcomes.​