QR National Limited is one of the larger rail freight companies in Australia and was formerly owned by the Queensland Government. It was created as an independent company on 1 July 2010 when transport and logistics company QR Limited was split into two companies. Queensland Rail is responsible for the state’s passenger operations, regional track and support services, and remains owned by the Government. QR National owns the balance of the QR business – above-rail coal and freight services, the export coal network in Queensland and rollingstock manufacturing and track maintenance services.
There are plans to change QR National's name to Aurizon.
QUBE Logistics is an interstate and international transport and freight forwarding company in Australia. It was founded in 2010 after the investment trust KFM Diversified Infrastructure and Logistics Fund acquired Kaplan Equity and became a standard operating company.
Kaplan Equity part owned P&O Automotive and General Stevedoring and P&O Trans Australia (which in turn owned South Spur Rail Services and Southern and Silverton Rail). Qube acquired outright control and majority ownership of P&O Trans Australia in April 2011