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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 Live: Monday October 27, 2014

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G20 Brisbane: bus services affected

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Kristian Silva Passengers on Brisbane's bus network have been told to expect delays and to be prepared to walk longer distances during the G20 long weekend

Posting train guards' locations is unsafe: Minister

Josphat Mkhawananzi after receiving his certificate of appreciation from the government.

Natalie Bochenski Facebook users encouraged not to reveal locations of security officers.

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Brisbane Live: Wednesday October 1, 2014

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Top bureaucrats pocket big bonuses

Former Public Service Commission chief executive Ian Maynard received a $74,402 bonus for 2012-13.

Kim Stephens Government executives get generous performance sweeteners.

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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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Brisbane Live: Wednesday September 10, 2014

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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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Qld to pass carbon savings to commuters

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

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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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'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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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.