Category: Transport

Latest rail fail takes Commonwealth Games target off track

The Queensland Government is in damage control today, after one of the state’s shiny new trains derailed near Ipswich yesterday. The trains are already behind schedule and urgently needed on track in time for next year’s Commonwealth Games. Chloe Wilshire

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Holden factory closes ending car production in Australia

It’s the end of an era in car manufacturing. Holden has put on the brakes in Australia. Sheridan Ireland reports.

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Rain fails to dampen Ride to Work Day

Cyclists around Brisbane have braved the elements to take part in Ride To Work Day. The annual event aims to promote cycling as a viable alternative for commuters. Naveen Razik reports.

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Man dies after being swept away by flood waters

Police have again warned motorists not to drive into flooded waterways after the death of a man near Gympie. His wife watched on as he was swept away in a swollen causeway. Michael McGuane reports.

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Questions surround transport for Commonwealth Games

The Gold Coast Mayor says the number one issue during the 2018 Commonwealth Games is transport. Hundreds of millions have been spent on infrastructure upgrades, but questions remain – can the Gold Coast handle the biggest event hosted by a

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Cape York boy’s chopper dreams come true

It was a dream come true for a schoolboy from one of Queensland’s most remote communities. The young helicopter enthusiast was guest of honour at an air rescue base. Claire Boughey reports.

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New bike path paves the way for a clear run

It’s hoped thousands more city commuters will jump on their bikes and ride to work thanks to a new cycleway from Eight Mile Plains. The final stage of the 17 kilometre ‘Veloway’ is now well underway. Kayla Wratten reports.

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Queenslanders urged to get on board with ‘active travel’

Queenslanders are being encouraged to get out of their cars and get to work under their own steam, by ‘active travel’. Reducing traffic congestion in Brisbane would also keep people healthier. Holly Parkinson reports.

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Gateway merge upgrade announced

Driving from Brisbane to the Gold Coast will be much quicker after work on a notorious section of the Pacific Motorway. The Gateway merge is being upgraded to improve traffic flow. Holly Parkinson reports.

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Queenslanders paying more at the petrol pumps

Highway robbery. That’s what Queensland petrol stations are being accused of by the consumer watchdog. The ACCC has found motorists here are paying three-and-a-half cents a litre more than those interstate. Maudy Veltema reports.

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