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Transport projects across Queensland will be supercharged by a record level of infrastructure investment, creating jobs and supporting the state’s growing population.
The State Government budget for 2022-2023 includes a $29.7 billion, four-year roads and transport investment plan to support 25,200 jobs.
Transport and Main Roads minister Mark Bailey said the seventh record roads and transport budget in a row is helping to build an even more impressive pipeline of projects.
“Queensland is growing rapidly, with our world leading pandemic response making our state the place to be, but we know we need infrastructure to support this growth and that’s what this budget delivers for Queenslanders,” he said.
Rail-related investment highlights include:
South Coast Region
$5.19 billion investment over four years, including key investments such as:
$3.85 billion investment over four years, including key investments such as:
North Coast Region
$3.07 billion investment over four years, including key investments such as:
Includes funding commitments that cross regional/district boundaries that will be prioritised and allocated specific areas over time. Also includes investments that cross regional/district boundaries and investments delivered on a statewide basis.
This article first appeared on www.railexpress.com.au
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