Queensland Rail

New Queensland Rail boss Helen Gluer resigned two months ago for personal reasons

Amy Remeikis A public servant, who resigned her government position for personal reasons, has been appointed to replace another senior public servant who has stepped down for personal reasons.

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Security to conduct train toilet searches as terror threat raised

Commuters are no longer allowed to used bins at Brisbane train stations because of security concerns.

Amy Remeikis Queensland Rail staff will be required to check toilets on trains entering Brisbane city for suspicious items as it continues its response to the raised terror threat alert.

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Bins banned as nation on high alert

Commuters are no longer allowed to used bins at Brisbane train stations because of security concerns.

Amy Remeikis Queensland Rail is stopping commuters from using bins at train stations, as it responds to the nation's elevated terror threat alert.

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Liberal campaign strategists helped create government's 'Strong Choices' campaign

Premier Campbell Newman and Santos CEO David Knox on Curtis Island at the Santos GLNG project.

Amy Remeikis Premier Campbell Newman has admitted that Liberal aligned campaign strategists Crosby Textor have helped create the government's 'Strong Choices' campaign.

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Severe delays on Caboolture and Sunshine Coast train lines

Train.

A powerline issue is causing delays of up to 90 minutes on the Caboolture and Sunshine Coast train lines, with Translink urging passengers heading to the State of Origin to make their way to...

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Phones may soon be used as Go Cards

Amy Remeikis 'Next generation ticketing project' to be opened to government tender.

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Leo Hielscher backs asset sales

Sir Leo Hielscher announces his retirement as Queensland Treasury Corporation chair alongside then-premier Anna Bligh.

Tony Moore Highly respected Treasury official says it makes sense to sell some assets.

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New Train Yarn app designed to bring commuters together

New app for train users.

Kristian Silva Look around a train carriage and you’re likely to see a number of people in silence, pre-occupied on their mobile phones.

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Brisbane train delays caused by boom gate fault

An issue at a level crossing near Bethania train station sparked delays as far north as Ferny Grove.

Kristian Silva Boom gate fault south of city causes issues across network.

Clive Palmer went too far with 'Nazi' comment: Palaszczuk

state opposition leader Annastacia Palaszczuk has come to Premier Campbell Newman's defense after comments by Clive Palmer.

Amy Remeikis Premier Campbell Newman has found an unlikely defender against Clive Palmer – Opposition Leader Annastacia Palaszczuk.

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Train fire causes delays

Graffiti accross the wall next to the train Line in the suburb of Enoggera in Brisbane. 21st of April 2012. Photo: Harrison Saragossi

Kristian Silva Services between Petrie and Caboolture have been suspended after a train caught fire at Morayfield Station.

Aurizon flags up to 480 job cuts

Rail operator Aurizon has flagged up to 480 workers could lose their job cuts as part of a restructure of its heavy maintenance operations in Queensland.

Queensland mayors angry over Aurizon job cuts

Freight train.

Mayors and unions are furious about Aurizon's plan to axe hundreds of Queensland jobs.

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Brisbane train journeys slower than in 1980, says rail veteran

Tony Moore It now takes longer to catch a train from Ipswich to Brisbane Central in 2014 than it did in late 1980, a train driver and expert who worked for the Australian Transport Safety Bureau.

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Train services delayed after power 'issue'

A train journey from Central to Ipswich takes 11 minutes longer than it did in 1980, says an industry expert.

Cameron Atfield Trains delayed up to 40 minutes due to an overhead power issue at Bowen Hills.

Pedestrian access to be allowed through Roma Street Station

Slain Korean student Eunji Ban.

Cameron Atfield Queensland Rail will allow pedestrian access through one of its Roma Street train platforms after lobbying by residents in the wake of Korean student Eunji Ban’s brutal death.

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Smartphone app to prevent bridge strikes

Kim Stephens Overzealous truck drivers continue to cause hundreds of thousands of dollars to Queensland rail bridges each year by underestimating the heights of their vehicles.

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Most peak-hour trains on time: govt

Brisbane train

Marissa Calligeros More than 96 per cent of peak hour trains in southeast Queensland are now running on time, the Newman government says.

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Brisbane trains delayed by track fault

Kristian Silva Eight train lines delayed after hot weather causes track fault at South Brisbane station.

Brisbane weather: Flash floods hit city

Storm

Cameron Atfield Parts of Brisbane have been hit by flash floods as a large storm system set in on Thursday afternoon.

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