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Trains are again running on two of four train lines closed in Queensland's central west because of safety concerns.
All four lines were closed on Friday when it was revealed more than 70 wooden rail bridges had not been checked following recent floods and inspection records dating back to November 2010 had been falsified.
Suspensions on two lines have now been lifted.
The Emerald to Longreach and Longreach to Winton tracks are operating again but with a number of restrictions, including a 15km/hr speed limit on all bridges yet to be inspected.
Track inspections will also be carried out before every train movement.
Transport Minister Scott Emerson says Queensland Rail will complete underground and underwater inspections on 13 remaining rail bridges over the coming days.
The line between Clermont and Emerald and the Emerald to Springsure line will remain closed pending bridge inspections.
The CMC will oversee an investigation into two Queensland Rail bridge maintenance staff.
The Rail Safety Regulator is also investigating Queensland Rail.
This article first appeared on www.smh.com.au
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