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Southeast Queenslanders have been warned to brace for another "rail fail" this Easter long weekend because of the introduction of a reduced train timetable.
Services will run hourly on most lines between Friday, April 14 and Monday, April 17.
Shadow treasurer Scott Emerson said the diminished Queensland Rail timetable was a debacle that would hamper commuters.
"(We saw) the rail fail over Christmas and now we're seeing over Easter a timetable that goes back decades in terms of services," he said on Tuesday.
"The reality is the Easter Bunny couldn't even deliver the Easter eggs over Easter because of the rail fail, that's how bad the situation is."
Transport Minister Jackie Trad said the reduced timetable was brought in because 70 per cent fewer people travelled by train over Easter.
"We are determined to fix the trains and get Queensland Rail back on track which is why we have prioritised delivering a reliable Easter timetable," she said earlier this month.
"This timetable will ensure that Queenslanders can plan ahead and get where they need to go.
Ms Trad said four major sporting events during the Easter weekend had resulted in 120 additional services to ensure fans could get to and from games swiftly.
Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk said on Tuesday Ms Trad had been working around the clock to ensure the reduced Easter timetable would get people where they need to be.
This article first appeared on www.news.com.au
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