Aurizon electric locomotives are used by Australian rail operator Aurizon in Queensland . Early in 1978, discussions were commenced on possible electrification of the Blackwater and Goonyella coal networks.Why is Aurizon in the rail freight industry?
Aurizon is working with others in the global rail freight industry to get this rapidly-advancing technology onto our tracks, for the benefit of customers, communities and the Australian economy.When did Aurizon become a public company in Australia?
Aurizon Holdings Limited is a publicly listed rail freight company in Australia. Formerly owned by the Government of Queensland, its assets were transferred to a new company, QR National Limited, in late 2010 in preparation for it being floated on the Australian Securities Exchange in November 2010.When did Progress Rail take over Aurizon business?
Their leased LDP class locomotives were returned to Progress Rail, SCT Logistics now operate former Aurizon routes, such as Perth-Melbourne and Melbourne-Brisbane. The QR National brand was established in the 2004/05 financial year when Queensland Rail 's coal, bulk and containerised business units were brought under one banner.