State Election 2020 Scorecard: Rail
The LNP has committed to work with industry to deliver improvements to identified pinch points in the rail network.
Queensland Labor has committed to upgrade the North Coast Rail Line and implement strategies to increase mode share for rail freight on defined strategic networks but has not provided further detail on those strategies at this stage. They supported getting more cattle on rail at our Politics in the Pub event.
While the KAP has made no funding announcements for infrastructure upgrades, the party has a policy that says government needs to install a pricing framework that makes rail competitive with road.
The Greens and ONP have not yet announced specific policies to put downward pressure on regional transport costs for agriculture.