Regional Network and Freight


Queensland Rail's regional network spans more than 5,700km of track and comprises eight major rail networks. 

Products hauled on the Queensland Rail regional network include intermodal/general freight, bulk minerals, acid, fertiliser, mining inputs, coal, sugar, grain and livestock. In 2021-22 over 11.7 million tonnes of freight was moved over the Queensland Rail regional network.

The regional networks also carry long-distance passenger services including: the Spirit of Queensland and the Tilt Train on the North Coast Line; the Spirit of the Outback to Longreach; the Westlander to Charleville; and the Inlander to Mount Isa.