January 2015

Commented on a story 7th Jan 2015 4:58 PM

STATE Member for Maryborough Anne Maddern has denied the timing of two new contracts for Downer EDI had anything to do the state election being called.

Foley asks Maddern: ‘Do you think we’re stupid?‘

""Who will be building new trains for Queensland ?" The new suburban trains for Brisbane are being..."

Commented on a story 7th Jan 2015 4:55 PM

STATE Member for Maryborough Anne Maddern has denied the timing of two new contracts for Downer EDI had anything to do the state election being called.

Foley asks Maddern: ‘Do you think we’re stupid?‘

"The contract for the new trains was tendered by the Newman government, not the previous ALP government."

December 2014

Commented on a story 12th Dec 2014 11:41 AM

QUEENSLAND Rail will not be returning to the freight industry after the Queensland Government rejected a parliamentary recommendation.

Government rejects call for QR to ship freight again

""Since the former Labor Government sold off QR National in 2010, Queensland Rail no longer has the..."

November 2014

Commented on a story 6th Nov 2014 12:21 PM

TRAIN maintenance must remain at the Redbank workshops to save jobs and allow its new owner to build up sufficient tenants, Ipswich Mayor Paul Pisasale said.

Pisasale calls for train maintenance to remain at Redbank

"Redbank Workshops served its purpose well for over a century but the reality is things have been..."

October 2014

Commented on a story 29th Oct 2014 3:11 PM

COLGATE has unveiled not so sweet facts to consider whether or not we really want your kids joining Halloween trick or treating on Friday night.

Horror of Halloween might be found in kids' mouths

"Halloween trick or treating is an American thing. Nothing to do with Australia."

Commented on a story 29th Oct 2014 2:09 PM

QUEENSLAND Rail has started drainage works and earthworks at c station as part of the massive New Generation Rollingstock (NGR) project.

Wulkuraka rail depot is right on track

""The trains will be built by Bombardier in Savli..."

Commented on a story 29th Oct 2014 1:26 PM

QUEENSLAND Rail has started drainage works and earthworks at c station as part of the massive New Generation Rollingstock (NGR) project.

Wulkuraka rail depot is right on track

""The NGR project involves delivering 75 six-car trains being designed in Queensland" Designed in..."

Commented on a story 23rd Oct 2014 12:08 PM

THERE are hundreds of beautiful “secret” spots along the overgrown Casino to Murwillumbah rail line, says rail trail supporter Richard White.

‘Secret’ spots on rail trail

"I'm all for rail trails, but you wait until the line has been officially closed and proclaimed as a..."

May 2014

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THE head of QTLC has told a parliamentary committee a sick passenger train currently gets priority over a healthy agricultural train full of goods.

Transport council CEO: Freight trains seen as second class

"Passenger trains have always, for the entire history of railways, had priority over freight. But don't..."

February 2014

Commented on a story 27th Feb 2014 12:21 PM

IPSWICH West LNP member Sean Choat says he's prepared to cross the floor in future if his government attempts to sell electricity, water or transport utilities.

MP vows: I'll cross the floor on asset sales issue

"Exactly. MPs are supposed to represent the interests of their constituents first, not their party. In..."

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