Queensland’s rail network is vital for our transport system and economy.
The rail network in Queensland is approximately 9,612 km long, and has four railway managers:
In conjunction with Queensland Rail, Transport and Main Roads is responsible for:
- planning and delivering state funded rail projects
- developing rail policy (passenger and freight)
- improving safety at level crossings
rail safety regulation
- purchase and oversight of rail services and infrastructure maintenance
- managing rail corridor sublease arrangements with railway managers
- preserving non-operational rail corridors for future use.
For more information on how Transport and Main Roads is involved in Queensland’s rail network, visit the links below.
Rail infrastructure upgrades in south east Queensland
Transport and Main Roads is delivering a major program of passenger rail infrastructure upgrades in South East Queensland.
For more information, visit the Rail infrastructure upgrades in south east Queensland page.
Improving level crossing safety is a major priority of Transport and Main Roads.
For more information, visit the Level crossings page.
Train travel info
For information on train travel times in south east Queensland, please visit the Translink website.
For information on travelling around Queensland by rail, please visit the Queensland Rail website.