Toll/Asciano rail deal

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Asciano Limited has reached two new rail agreements with Toll Group for its Queensland intermodal business....

Gladstone steels for new trade

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A new export steel trade through the Queensland port of Gladstone has moved closer after detailed site investigations by potential Chinese i...

Queensland bulks up port corps

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The Queensland government is to transfer administration of most of the state’s major bulk ports out of Brisbaneheadquartered Ports Corp of...

Queensland ports get the thumbs up

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A review of Queensland’s ports, conducted under the direction of the Council of Australian Governments (COAG), has largely endorsed curren...

Oz inland rail dream draws closer

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The prospect of an inland east coast railway linking Melbourne to Brisbane and beyond is growing ever stronger as plans to develop various k...

QR on verge of new era

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The scheduled departure of QRNational’s first official east-west intermodal train from Melbourne’s North Dynon terminal via Adelaide to ...

Partners at war over PN

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Despite low key beginnings, the fight between 50:50 partners Toll Holdings and Patrick Corporation over joint venture rail company Pacific N...

A bitter battle waged down under…

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The bid by Australia’s largest transport and logistics group, Toll Holdings, for the country’s number two, Patrick Corporation (see Worl...

Inland rail plan back in Oz favour

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After languishing for several years, grand plans for an inland rail line linking Melbourne to Brisbane and beyond are back on the agenda as ...

More money for Queensland rail

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More than A$80 mill in extra funding has been allocated by the Queensland Government to rail track improvements between Rockhampton and Cair...

Records all round

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Most Queensland ports set new throughput records during the 1998-99 financial year, according to the recently released government publicatio...