Inland Rail Gains Smoother Run

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The $10 billion Melbourne to Brisbane Inland Rail Programme moves a step closer with some red tape now cut as the Coordinator-General helps progress a 73-km stretch from Toowoomba to Grandchester. Two key sections of the proposed 1710km freight route near Toowoomba had been declared coordinated … [Read more...]

Second Range Crossing Solutions Abound

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Designs are now being developed to build U-turn loops either side of the Postmans Ridge Road intersection with the Warrego Highway, to keep access open after the Toowoomba Second Range Crossing is built. Federal Minister for Infrastructure and Transport Darren Chester says concern had been raised … [Read more...]

Phillip Strachan – New Queensland Rail Chairman

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Inquiry Commissioner Phillip Strachan has been appointed Chairman of Queensland Rail, in the wake of his inquiry into the South-East Queensland rail debarkle that has claimed the scalp of Stirling Hinchliffe as Transport Minister. The Premier says Mr Strachan, who was appointed to undertake the … [Read more...]