Question on Notice – Great Northern Rail

Question on Notice
No. 424
Asked on Tuesday, 4 June 2013

MR KATTER asked the Minister for Transport and Main Roads (MR EMERSON)—
QUESTION:
Will the Minister provide details on what revenue is derived from rail activity on the Great
Northern Rail line from Mount Isa to Townsville and the same for rail activities on the
Toowoomba line that had recent announcements of a $50m upgrade for rail loops?

ANSWER:
I thank the member for Mount Isa for the question.

Railway line EBIT
Mount Isa $18,000,000
West
Moreton
$20,500,000

Please note that these figures are estimates for the 2012/13 FY.
Also, these figures do not include:
– Capital spend of approximately $8m on the Mt Isa line.
– Capital spend of approximately $9.9m on the West Moreton line.
– The government’s announced investment of $50m on passing loops for the West Moreton line.

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