Travelling from Bundy on the Traditional Train
As part of its program to overhaul the two electric tilt trains, QR has been using loco-hauled trains to replace some Brisbane to Rockhampton tilt train services, allowing one of the tilt sets to be overhauled at Downer's Maryborough plant. Rod Milne explains why he actually prefers travelling the 'traditional' way.
New containerised log traffic ex-Goulburn
Shane O'Neil takes a look at a new containerised log train operation based at Goulburn, in the NSW Southern Tablelands, that began on Thursday 14 July, operated by QUBE for New Zealand Company, International Primary Products Ltd, bringing logs to Port Botany for export to China, India, Vietnam and Sri Lanka.
Impressions of a Tilt Train
Not all rail travellers were impressed when the QR Diesel Tilt Train, or Spirit of Queensland to give it its proper title, replaced the locomotivehauled Sunlander in October 2013. New South Welshman Ron Brown, however, very much enjoyed his recent journey from Caboolture to Cairns and return, as he recounts.