- Queensland railways
Access visual resources, collections and stories featuring the historical background of railways and their development in Queensland.
Experience images of the railway, early construction and travel during different times of Queensland's past history.
Audio and videos
Stories connected to railways in Queensland and their importance to the state's history, economy and bringing communities together.
Historian Gregory Cope shares the unique story of how railways in Queensland were proposed and developed.
Torres Strait Railway (Family) Histories 1999-2000
A collection of digital recordings documenting the experiences of Torres Strait Islander Railway Workers starting in the 1950s.
From the blog
Railways and this mode of transportation is a topical area of interest to Queenslanders. The blogs featured in this guide reference historical and contemporary aspects of the railway linking communities and locations in Queensland.
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