Queensland Railways. (2001-)

Also known as
Queensland. Dept. of Railways.
Queensland. Dept of Railways. (2001-)
Queensland. Railway Dept.
Queensland. Railway Dept. (2001-)
Queensland. Railways Dept.
Queensland. Railways Dept. (2001-)
Queensland Railways.
Queensland Railways. (1865-)
Queensland Railways (QR). (2001-)
Function
Rail Industry; Advisory or Regulatory Body
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Queensland Railways was established in 1865. In the 1970s it began work to modernise and electrify the Brisbane rail system.

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Queensland Railways was established in 1865. The corporation is owned by the Queensland State Government. From their Web site, August 2001, "QR is a State Government-owned Corporation. QR's shareholders are the people of Queensland, represented by the Treasurer and the Minister for Transport and Main Roads. As one of the State's biggest employers with around 13,700 staff and an operating revenue around $2 billion, QR administers Australia's largest rail network with customers ranging from commuters, tourists and freight businesses to mining and agricultural industries."

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In 1991, Queensland Railways changed its name to Queensland Rail. Works by these bodies are found under the name used at the time of publication.

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Encyclopedia of Australian Science

  1. Queensland Railways
    Published: The University of Melbourne eScholarship Research Centre
    Series: Encyclopedia of Australian Science
  2. The Revitalisation of Queensland Railways Through Export Coal Shipments
    Frost, David B.
    Published: 1984
    Series: Journal of Transport History, 5, 2, 47-56
  3. A Century of Service - the Story of the Queensland Government Railways
    Wakeling, Peter
    Published: Consolidated Printing, Brisbane, 1965
  4. Technology in Australia 1788-1988
    Academy of Technological Sciences and Engineering
    Published: Australian Science and Technology Heritage Centre, Melbourne, 2000
  5. Queensland Railways (QR)
    Published: The University of Melbourne eScholarship Research Centre
    Series: Encyclopedia of Australian Science
  6. The Revitalisation of Queensland Railways Through Export Coal Shipments
    Frost, David B.
    Published: 1984
    Series: Journal of Transport History, 5, 2, 47-56

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