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North Coast Rail Duplication

Powell Media Release – Sunshine Coast commuters benefit from additional services (22 October 2013)

Tuesday, October 22nd, 2013

More than 200 additional train services a day will be added to the south-east Queensland network from January 20 next year. Member for Glass House, Andrew Powell MP said residents in the Glass House electorate would benefit as part of … Continue reading 

Letter to the Editor – 11 February 2013

Monday, February 11th, 2013

 Dear Editor, Many of your readers would know that I have long campaigned for funds to complete the North Coast Rail Duplication and even held my own MP Train Day with Minister Scott Emerson in mid-2011 to highlight the need … Continue reading 

North Coast Rail Duplication is still on Andrew’s priority list (January 2013)

Friday, January 25th, 2013

The Sunshine Coast Daily recently extended an invitation to Sunshine Coast MPs to join them on a train commute.  I was delighted to take up their offer as many of you know I have long campaigned for funds to complete … Continue reading 

Powell and Emerson Joint Media Release – Labor putting revenue raising before Palmwoods commuter safety (14 November 2011)

Wednesday, November 16th, 2011

The broke Bligh Labor Government was sacrificing public transport commuters’ safety for revenue raising, the State Opposition said today.  Shadow Transport Minister Scott Emerson said reports today Queensland Rail staff were set to be removed from 16 train stations, including … Continue reading 

Mobile Offices in Palmwoods and Glasshouse Mountains (October 2011)

Monday, October 10th, 2011

Even the rain couldn’t stop my mobile office from rolling into the towns of Palmwoods and Glasshouse Mountains in the first week of October.  Palmwoods started off early so thanks to those early bird risers who dropped by to say hello and … Continue reading 

North Coast Rail Duplication

Wednesday, July 27th, 2011

Many of you will be familiar with the announcement in November last year that there would be a new Sunshine Coast Rail timetable to commence sometime this year.  Frustrated, angry and disappointed Coast commuters, along with myself and other MP’s … Continue reading 

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