Newspaper article The Queensland Times (Ipswich, Australia)

Rosewood Train Plan a Mystery

Newspaper article The Queensland Times (Ipswich, Australia)

Rosewood Train Plan a Mystery

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Byline: Hayden Johnson hayden.johnson@qt.com.au

QUEENSLAND Rail has been asked to reveal its intentions on whether a train parking lot will be built at Rosewood.

The proposal for a train stable facility off Railway St at Rosewood has been on the agenda of the State Government since early 2013, but remains in the planning stage.

Division 10 Councillor David Pahkle has called on the State Government to reveal whether the facility, similar to that at Wulkuraka, will be built.

"It goes right back to 2013/14 when they were looking at this stabling complex hard up against the township of Rosewood and in a flooding area," Cr Pahlke said.

The land was proposed for future stabling use after the rollout of the New Generation Rollingstock trains.

Cr Pahlke wanted to know if the project would go ahead.

"They seemed to have backed off this one," he said.

"They wouldn't agree to community consultation.

"C'mon, Q-Rail, don't make it a Q-fail. …

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