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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Clean-up underway after storm brings 130,000 lighting strikes to south-eastsystem. Major roads including Steve Irwin Way were closed until midday due to
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 23 hours ago
system. Major roads including Steve Irwin Way were closed until midday due to debris and significant flood water damage. Queensland Rail suspended trains between Gympie and Caboolture until Tuesday. Australia Zoo was also forced to close, as... Read more
1d
The Age
South-east storms suspend trains, bring down trees on caravans, close zooon Sunday morning due to storm damage to the overhead lines and tracks. Buses
The Age / Posted yesterday
on Sunday morning due to storm damage to the overhead lines and tracks. Buses were replacing affected services and Queensland Rail workers were repairing the damage. The State Emergency Service was kept busy overnight having received 156... Read more
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The North West Star
South-east storms suspend trains, bring down trees on caravans, close zooon Sunday morning due to storm damage to the overhead lines and tracks. Buses
The North West Star / Posted yesterday
on Sunday morning due to storm damage to the overhead lines and tracks. Buses were replacing affected services and Queensland Rail workers were repairing the damage. The State Emergency Service was kept busy overnight having received 156... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
South-east storms suspend trains, bring down trees on caravans, close zooon Sunday morning due to storm damage to the overhead lines and tracks. Buses
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted yesterday
on Sunday morning due to storm damage to the overhead lines and tracks. Buses were replacing affected services and Queensland Rail workers were repairing the damage. The State Emergency Service was kept busy overnight having received 156... Read more
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4d
The Age
The first of the government's new trains is ready to rollproblems with braking, air-conditioning, sight lines for drivers and disability
The Age / Posted 4 days ago
problems with braking, air-conditioning, sight lines for drivers and disability access, delivery was halted in March 2017. Queensland Rail chief executive Nick Easy said the first two NGR trains would start passenger services from Monday, December... Read more
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4d
Sydney Morning Herald
The first of the government's new trains is ready to rollproblems with braking, air-conditioning, sight lines for drivers and disability
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 4 days ago
problems with braking, air-conditioning, sight lines for drivers and disability access, delivery was halted in March 2017. Queensland Rail chief executive Nick Easy said the first two NGR trains would start passenger services from Monday, December... Read more
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4d
Australian Broadcasting Corporation
QR can't promise more than three new trains before Commonwealth Games Queensland Rail (QR) cannot promise more than three new trains will be runnin
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 4 days ago
Queensland Rail (QR) cannot promise more than three new trains will be running in time for the 2018 Gold Coast Commonwealth Games next April, and is not ruling out further... Read more
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5d
Sydney Morning Herald
Less frequent train services planned for festive monthTrains will run less frequently for 35 days over the summer holiday season to m
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 5 days ago
Trains will run less frequently for 35 days over the summer holiday season to manage a "stress point" on the network. Queensland Rail has regularly introduced scaled-back timetables during school holidays, following mass cancellations plagued the... Read more
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5d
The Age
Less frequent train services planned for festive monthTrains will run less frequently for 35 days over the summer holiday season to m
The Age / Posted 5 days ago
Trains will run less frequently for 35 days over the summer holiday season to manage a "stress point" on the network. Queensland Rail has regularly introduced scaled-back timetables during school holidays, following mass cancellations plagued the... Read more
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5d
The Age
Train lines damaged, beaches closed after storms hit Sunshine Coast& Nambour however customers on the Sunshine Coast line can still expect major d
The Age / Posted 5 days ago
& Nambour however customers on the Sunshine Coast line can still expect major delays pic.twitter.com/TMLxaH5jdI A Queensland Rail spokeswoman said trains had been resumed between Caboolture and Landsborough by 5.30pm, but commuters hoping... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Train lines damaged, beaches closed after storms hit Sunshine Coast& Nambour however customers on the Sunshine Coast line can still expect major d
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 5 days ago
& Nambour however customers on the Sunshine Coast line can still expect major delays pic.twitter.com/TMLxaH5jdI A Queensland Rail spokeswoman said trains had been resumed between Caboolture and Landsborough by 5.30pm, but commuters hoping... Read more
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5d
The Courier Mail
La Nina official as storms roll inare possible in parts of Capricornia and Wide Bay and Burnett Forecast District
The Courier Mail / Posted 5 days ago
are possible in parts of Capricornia and Wide Bay and Burnett Forecast Districts, including Bundaberg and Town Of 1770. Queensland Rail said trains were suspended both ways on the Sunshine Coast line between Caboolture and Nambour. Technicians... Read more
7d
The Age
South-east Queensland drenched, train station struck by lightningstation in Brisbane’s south-west caused major delays along the Ipswich line, su
The Age / Posted 7 days ago
station in Brisbane’s south-west caused major delays along the Ipswich line, suspending trains between Goodna and Darra. A Queensland Rail spokeswoman confirmed storms rolling through the Moreton Bay area caused a signal fault between Narangba and... Read more
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7d
Sydney Morning Herald
South-east Queensland drenched, train station struck by lightningstation in Brisbane’s south-west caused major delays along the Ipswich line, su
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 7 days ago
station in Brisbane’s south-west caused major delays along the Ipswich line, suspending trains between Goodna and Darra. A Queensland Rail spokeswoman confirmed storms rolling through the Moreton Bay area caused a signal fault between Narangba and... Read more
10d
The Courier Mail
Train tirade accused says sorryIpswich, is yet to appear in court after being jointly charged with creating a
The Courier Mail / Posted 10 days ago
Ipswich, is yet to appear in court after being jointly charged with creating a disturbance. The incident was sparked when Queensland Rail security guard Josphat Mkhwananzi asked one of the teenagers to remove his feet from a seat on a train at... Read more
11d
Mumbrella
Strip club 'suggests sexual harassment', breaches ad watchdog's standardswas removed as a result of a “scheduled advertising changeover”. “The removal
Mumbrella / Posted 11 days ago
was removed as a result of a “scheduled advertising changeover”. “The removal of the image was at the direction of Queensland Rail due to complaints having been received direct to our Customer Feedback Team and also direct to our CEO,” The... Read more
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18d
News.com.au
Delays across rail network frustrate commutersThe meltdown of Queensland Rail over Christmas day has been exposed in a report
News.com.au / Posted 18 days ago
The meltdown of Queensland Rail over Christmas day has been exposed in a report outlining roster management failures. Courtesy: Nine News Queensland Rail trains are seen at the Mayne Rail Yard in Brisbane. Picture: AAP Image/Dan... Read more
19d
The North West Star
Cross River Rail all but ruled out under an LNP governmentMedia Club lunch in Brisbane, Mr Nicholls was asked what an LNP government woul
The North West Star / Posted 19 days ago
Media Club lunch in Brisbane, Mr Nicholls was asked what an LNP government would do to ease congestion in the south-east Queensland rail corridor, to which he said Brisbane Metro was the solution, not Cross River Rail. "One of the biggest things... Read more
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19d
Sydney Morning Herald
Cross River Rail all but ruled out under an LNP governmentMedia Club lunch in Brisbane, Mr Nicholls was asked what an LNP government woul
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 19 days ago
Media Club lunch in Brisbane, Mr Nicholls was asked what an LNP government would do to ease congestion in the south-east Queensland rail corridor, to which he said Brisbane Metro was the solution, not Cross River Rail. An artists' impression of... Read more
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19d
The Age
Cross River Rail all but ruled out under an LNP governmentMedia Club lunch in Brisbane, Mr Nicholls was asked what an LNP government woul
The Age / Posted 19 days ago
Media Club lunch in Brisbane, Mr Nicholls was asked what an LNP government would do to ease congestion in the south-east Queensland rail corridor, to which he said Brisbane Metro was the solution, not Cross River Rail. An artists' impression of... Read more
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20d
Geelong Advertiser
‘$1200 power bill for my business’freeze bonuses of our power companies until electricity prices start to fall.”
Geelong Advertiser / Posted 20 days ago
freeze bonuses of our power companies until electricity prices start to fall.” He said when the strategy was adopted with Queensland Rail bosses, trains running on time jumped from 85 per cent to 96 per cent. The LNP has said it would build a... Read more
21d
The Courier Mail
QR vehicle in alleged hit-and-run ‘piece of junk’THE lawyer defending a Queensland Rail worker charged over the alleged hit-and-
The Courier Mail / Posted 21 days ago
THE lawyer defending a Queensland Rail worker charged over the alleged hit-and-run of a young Brisbane woman has told a courtroom the vehicle he was driving was an “archaic piece of junk”. Iuliana Stevenson was crossing Hamilton Pl at the... Read more
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21d
Sydney Morning Herald
Queensland Rail vehicle involved in alleged hit-and-run described as an 'archaic piece of junk'The lawyer defending a Queensland Rail worker charged over the alleged hit-and-
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 21 days ago
The lawyer defending a Queensland Rail worker charged over the alleged hit-and- run of a young Brisbane woman says the vehicle he was driving was an "archaic piece of junk". Iuliana Stevenson was crossing Hamilton Pl at the intersection of Campbell... Read more
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21d
The Age
Queensland Rail vehicle involved in alleged hit-and-run described as an 'archaic piece of junk'The lawyer defending a Queensland Rail worker charged over the alleged hit-and-
The Age / Posted 21 days ago
The lawyer defending a Queensland Rail worker charged over the alleged hit-and- run of a young Brisbane woman says the vehicle he was driving was an "archaic piece of junk". Iuliana Stevenson was crossing Hamilton Pl at the intersection of Campbell... Read more
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21d
The Courier Mail
More important to do right thing than to windeserves to be re-elected is another matter. A long-suffering voting public ha
The Courier Mail / Posted 21 days ago
deserves to be re-elected is another matter. A long-suffering voting public has seen close up the ongoing mess that is Queensland Rail, where a closed-shop agreement with the railway union has prevented any commonsense solution to the problem... Read more
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26d
Herald Sun
Your guide to First Ashes Test at the Gabbayour ticket before you head to the Gabba because every entry ticket includes fr
Herald Sun / Posted 26 days ago
your ticket before you head to the Gabba because every entry ticket includes free public transport from 8am on all regular Queensland Rail and Brisbane Transport bus services.What you can take into the ground: * Small cameras (incl mobile... Read more
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26d
The Courier Mail
Your guide to First Ashes Test at the Gabbayour ticket before you head to the Gabba because every entry ticket includes fr
The Courier Mail / Posted 26 days ago
your ticket before you head to the Gabba because every entry ticket includes free public transport from 8am on all regular Queensland Rail and Brisbane Transport bus services.What you can take into the ground: * Small cameras (incl mobile... Read more
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27d
News.com.au
Your guide to First Ashes Test at the Gabbayour ticket before you head to the Gabba because every entry ticket includes fr
News.com.au / Posted 27 days ago
your ticket before you head to the Gabba because every entry ticket includes free public transport from 8am on all regular Queensland Rail and Brisbane Transport bus services. What you can take into the ground: * Small cameras (incl mobile... Read more
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28d
The Age
Cross River Rail missing from LNP's transport plandoubt. The 14-page LNP policy document, Better Public Transport, criticises La
The Age / Posted 28 days ago
doubt. The 14-page LNP policy document, Better Public Transport, criticises Labor's record, and details plans for freezing Queensland Rail bonuses, speeding up training by teaching crew on sectors of the rail network and discounts for... Read more
28d
Sydney Morning Herald
Cross River Rail missing from LNP's transport plandoubt. The 14-page LNP policy document, Better Public Transport, criticises La
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 28 days ago
doubt. The 14-page LNP policy document, Better Public Transport, criticises Labor's record, and details plans for freezing Queensland Rail bonuses, speeding up training by teaching crew on sectors of the rail network and discounts for... Read more
28d
The North West Star
Labor commits $50m for the Mount Isa – Townsville rail linealong the 1000 kilometre line in Mount Isa, Cloncurry, Hughenden and Charters T
The North West Star / Posted 28 days ago
along the 1000 kilometre line in Mount Isa, Cloncurry, Hughenden and Charters Towers.. “In the last financial year, Queensland Rail has invested $58 million to improve the performance, safety and reliability of the line,” Ms Slade... Read more
28d
The Age
LNP says it is in the clear on $100K donations as it courts grey votecosts under the plan. It was part of a wider LNP transport policy, Better Publ
The Age / Posted 28 days ago
costs under the plan. It was part of a wider LNP transport policy, Better Public Transport, which included training Queensland Rail drivers on particular sections of the network to get them trained faster, permanent external recruitment,... Read more
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28d
Sydney Morning Herald
LNP says it is in the clear on $100K donations as it courts grey votecosts under the plan. It was part of a wider LNP transport policy, Better Publ
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 28 days ago
costs under the plan. It was part of a wider LNP transport policy, Better Public Transport, which included training Queensland Rail drivers on particular sections of the network to get them trained faster, permanent external recruitment,... Read more
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29d
The Courier Mail
Trains spent months in high-seas deadlocktrains should have been taken off the ship so they could immediately begin work
The Courier Mail / Posted 29 days ago
trains should have been taken off the ship so they could immediately begin working on any problems.media_cameraA train that Queensland Rail cannot use due to blind spots for the drivers, stationed at Wulkuraka Maintenance Centre at Ipswich. Picture:... Read more
29d
News.com.au
Trains spent months in high-seas deadlockA test train from Queensland Rail's New Generation Rollingstock has derailed at
News.com.au / Posted 29 days ago
A test train from Queensland Rail's New Generation Rollingstock has derailed at the maintenance centre near Ipswich. Video: Twitter/7 News Brisbane The cargo ship Momentum Scan. Picture: @Nils Junge/MarineTraffic.comSource:Supplied NEW... Read more
30d
Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Retired train drivers bring WWI locomotive back to life home. Restoring the Hunslet No. 327 locomotive was a labour of love for former
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 30 days ago
home. Restoring the Hunslet No. 327 locomotive was a labour of love for former train drivers and engineers from the UK and Queensland Rail at The Workshops Rail Museum in Ipswich. The 10-year project included three years of intense labour to bring... Read more
30d
Perth Now
How LNP plans to fix the ‘rail fail’to axe hundreds of train services. It will include a plan to “stand up” to the
Perth Now / Posted 30 days ago
to axe hundreds of train services. It will include a plan to “stand up” to the rail unions over closed-shop rules at Queensland Rail that have hampered attempts to immediately advertise train driver vacancies externally. “We will ensure a... Read more
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News.com.au
How LNP plans to fix the ‘rail fail’Queensland Rail debacle continues to frustrate commuters3:20 The Queensland Ra
News.com.au / Posted 30 days ago
Queensland Rail debacle continues to frustrate commuters3:20 The Queensland Rail debacle continues with more political arguments within the government about the operation of the service. The LNP has a plan to fix the rail fail.Source:News... Read more
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Perth Now
‘I’ll build trains in Maryborough’2017. NICHOLLS DEFENDS TRAINS HE ORDERED TIM Nicholls says he doesn’t know wh
Perth Now / Posted 30 days ago
2017. NICHOLLS DEFENDS TRAINS HE ORDERED TIM Nicholls says he doesn’t know why Labor has taken such issue with new Queensland Rail trains being built in India. Mr Nicholls was responding to a media release issued by a group calling... Read more
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