Corporate entry Queensland Railways (QR) (2001 - )
Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
- Advisory or regulatory body and Rail Industry
- Brisbane, Queensland
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."
- Frost, David B., 'The Revitalisation of Queensland Railways Through Export Coal Shipments', Journal of Transport History, 5 (2) (1984), 47-56. Details
Created: 30 August 2001, Last modified: 17 June 2010
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