Australian State Clarified Transport Plan as Draft

Australian State Clarified Transport Plan as Draft
September 1, 2010 11:37 am

The Australian state of Queensland has released a 20-year draft transport plan for improving the rail network in its south-east region.

The draft, Connecting SEQ 2031: An Integrated Regional Transport Plan, outlines 207km of new railway lines which will involve the construction of subway systems and rail line extensions.

The plan also highlights the introduction of more frequent services, higher capacity trains, high-speed express services and high-speed European-style trains.

The draft outlines Cross River Rail (CRR), which is currently undergoing a A$25m (US$22.2m) feasibility study. The CRR project will provide higher frequency and improved reliability to transport an additional 240,000 passengers during the two-hour morning peak.
South East Queensland’s passenger rail capacity is expected to triple, while the number of three-car trains is expected to increase from 200 to 400 by 2031. is a railway information and news platform. Website presents from all around the world railway sector news, developments, projects and tender for the sector specialists. Railwaynews supports to industry events and announced them for potential participants. Railwaynews plans to collecting data from all around the world, about railway infrastructure, rolling stock, railway transportation datum, geographical datum to present for railway professionals for short term. Railwaynews will build new platforms aims to high value railway business environment for all railway specialists, railway fans and especially railway suppliers and their decision makers. Railwaynews presents whole information from rail professionals to rail professionals.

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