Labor pledges $100 million for Mount Isa to Townsville railway line

Derek Barry
By Derek Barry
Updated April 29 2019 - 12:25am, first published April 24 2019 - 4:33am
Labor has promised a $100 investment in the Mount Isa railway line.

Federal Labor says it would invest $100 million to upgrade the Mount Isa to Townsville rail line if voted into government though Robbie Katter said that will not solve the line's high charges issues.


Derek Barry

Derek Barry

Editor, the North West Star

Editor of the North West Star Mount Isa since January 2016. Prior to that, an editor at several regional southern Queensland newspapers. Passionate about telling local stories. Comes with a strange accent to due an Irish accident of birth.