Queensland Rail is rolling-out free Wifi on its trains. So far, up to two-thirds of its commuter trains have been kitted out with the new technology, following positive feedback from passengers about being able to access emails or browse the internet while travelling has seen an increase in demand for its services.
Four of the Queensland Rail Bulls Masters have been “caught out” on their best behavior recently while starring in a new Queensland Rail social media campaign to promote rail safety and train etiquette.
Students in the Western Downs region will have the opportunity to learn about rail safety next week as Queensland Rail visits schools to reinforce the message that level crossings can kill.
Queensland Rail is urging customers to ‘get a grip’ and grab a handrail, with 2011 figures showing 126 customers and 53 employees were injured on station stairs that year.
North Queensland is home to the latest tool in promoting railway safety at level crossings, with the Queensland-first Valet technology now fully activated for the first time at a site near Ingham.
Queensland Rail customers are better connected than ever before with all 64 Wi-Fi enabled trains operating on the City network, months ahead of schedule.
Repair work on eight Sunshine Coast stations closed due to copper thefts will continue through the week, after an investigation revealed widespread damage. The affected stations will remain closed while extensive repair work is undertaken and thousands of specialist parts are sourced from interstate.
Bundaberg residents will again be able to take the train direct to the Brisbane Exhibition, following the popularity of Queensland Rail Travel’s Ekka Express last year.
Queensland Rail’s historic South Brisbane station has reached another milestone in its restoration and renovation journey with the Grey Street plaza reopening to the public.
Nature lovers in south east Queensland can make their way up to humpback whale playground of Hervey Bay for less than $50, but they will have to B-Quick.
Queensland Rail staff have battled the elements as well as a group of venomous locals to repaint the South Pine Bridge.
The Newman Government will tackle ongoing problems at railway level crossings with a mixture of innovation and awareness.