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Watco East West wins north west Qld cattle train contract

Derek Barry
By Derek Barry
Updated February 9 2022 - 4:30am, first published January 19 2022 - 12:34am
Southern Downs deputy mayor Ross Bartley, Agriculture Minister Mark Furner, Watco East West director Chris Hood and Southern Downs mayor Vic Pennisi after Watco won the contract for south west Qld.

The state government has selected Watco East West to operate cattle rail transport services in North West Queensland from 2022 following a competitive procurement process.

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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.