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Student concession cards required on Translink services

Kristian Silva Up to 65,000 commuters in southeast Queensland are rorting the public transport system by claiming student concessions they are not eligible for, the state government says.

New Translink timetables run smoothly

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Kim Stephens However, some train passengers have been stranded in outlying areas of Brisbane.

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Brisbane fare cut won't stop rorts

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Natalie Bochenski Cutting public transport fares by five per cent will not stop GoCard users rorting the system, according to advocacy group Rail Back on Track.

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Qld to pass carbon savings to commuters

Campbell Newman says Brisbane's train service has improved since he became premier.

Do you want cheaper trains and buses or more of them?

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Carbon savings should be spent on public transport review: Rail Back on Track

A commuter advocacy group is calling for a full review of the public transport network and its fares.

Kim Stephens Robert Dow from Rail Back on Track described it as a token, vote-winning exercise, saying the money would be better spent on a comprehensive review of fares and the network in order to bolster...

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Taxis in bid for failing bus routes

A Translink Go Card.

Cameron Atfield Taxis could be fitted with Go Card readers and replace unprofitable bus routes under a proposal put forward by the Taxi Council of Queensland on Tuesday.

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'Suspicious package' found at train station

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Police have declared an emergency situation at Indooroopilly train station after a "suspicious package'' was discovered on the platform.

City Glider to be re-routed

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Kim Stephens CityGlider, the most heavily patronised of all Brisbane bus routes, is set to undergo some minor re-routing, after more than 1000 people petitioned for a new bus stop at Newstead’s Gasworks...

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Brisbane Transport chief to leave post after 14 years

BCC has refused to renew Brisbane Transport chief Alan Warren's contract.

Tony Moore Brisbane City Council has sacked the man who has made Brisbane’s buses run on time for the past 14 years, as it opens the door to privatising Brisbane’s profitable bus runs.

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Severe delays on Caboolture and Sunshine Coast train lines

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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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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.

Students risk $227 on-the-spot fine on buses, trains and ferries

Queensland Transport is looking at options to update the Go-Card.

Amy Remeikis Mid-year students who have not yet received their Tertiary Transport Concession Card will have to pay full fare for their public transport travel or risk an on-the-spot $227 fine.

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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.

Gold Coast bus assaults down

Marissa Calligeros Assaults on Gold Coast bus drivers and passengers have decreased in the order of 80 per cent in the past five years, despite concerns about a number of recent violent incidents.

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Your phone may replace your Go Card

Queensland Transport is looking at options to update the Go-Card.

Tony Moore Smart phone app might also be used as a debit card to buy food, drink and magazines.

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More Brisbane public transport changes possible

Lord Mayor Graham Quirk says the council will continue to review the city's public transport network.

Kim Stephens Lord Mayor indicates efficiency review which resulted in services cuts and changes last year will continue.

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Bus drivers under attack

Buses are a key part of Brisbane's transport infrastructure.

Marissa Calligeros Brisbane bus drivers are copping the most abuse from commuters across southeast Queensland, while passengers are at most risk on Gold Coast buses, new figures show.

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Beenleigh and Gold Coast train services resume

Brisbane train

Kristian Silva The Beenleigh and Gold Coast line trains have been suspended in both directions between Sunnybank and Coopers Plains, due to a police incident.

Queensland Budget 2014: Winners and losers

Queensland budget 2014

Tony Moore Pensioners are the big losers, while the city of Toowoomba and children needing care are the main winners in a dry Queensland budget.