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“Alike the New Intercity Fleet, Queensland’s new trains were made overseas at the behest of a Liberal Government. Now, Queensland’s current Government is still trying to iron out serious issues with the new trains as a batch begins trial in Ipswich.
Queensland drivers are now raising the exact same concerns that we’ve been predicting could occur with the New Intercity Fleet.” – Locomotive Division Secretary,
ABC Article: ABC: Drivers can’t see out of Queensland Rail’s new trains being delivered from India
Drivers’ sight lines and the comfort of guards have been revealed as the issues being ironed out with the supplier of Queensland Rail’s (QR) new trains.
State Transport Minister Stirling Hinchliffe said some drivers were not able to see the stopping points on platforms from the windscreen of the rolling stock that was being delivered from India.
The problems were discovered in a batch of the new trains that had arrived for testing at the Wulkuraka Maintenance Centre, at Ipswich.
This article first appeared on locoexpress.com.au
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