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Rail projects gather steam

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The global recession hit rail companies hard, as demand for bulk commodities such as coal was affected. But green shoots of recovery are now...

Grains of gloom

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Australia is in the grip of what is predicted to be the worst drought ever, and certainly the harshest since 2002-03. The impact is already ...

QR rebrands bulk

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Queensland Rail (QR) has rebranded its coal, bulk and general freight businesses under the name QRNational to reflect the organisationโ€™s p...

Boom leads to bottlenecks

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There is a general feeling in Australia that the current boom in coal and ore demand marks the start of a sustainable long-term trend. Confi...

QR coal boost

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Queensland Rail has committed A$200m for the first phase of the upgrade of its coal locomotive fleet, which will include work on more than 1...

Coal king in Queensland

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The Queensland Government has committed to further investment in Queensland Rail (QR) 's coal business after the organisation set yet anothe...

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