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Old Mar 21, 06, 6:26 pm
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FF points for catching the train

An interesting article in the SMH claims that QF is looking to buy an Australian rail company. Will we see QP at your local train station and FF points for trips taken to work on the train? I doubt it, but it would be nice
Lets hope that if QF do go into rail they have more success than the money losing Virgin rail network in the UK
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Old Mar 21, 06, 6:53 pm
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Perhaps they are planning on replacing the b*s service between mining towns but adding a caboose to the iron ore trains?
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What about QF2921 & QF2922?
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Originally Posted by serfty
What about QF2921 & QF2922?
Indeed !

See details/previous discussion here - Today's little timetable gem .. QF2921
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Old Mar 21, 06, 7:57 pm
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Originally Posted by hobarthoney
An interesting article in the SMH claims that QF is looking to buy an Australian rail company. Will we see QP at your local train station and FF points for trips taken to work on the train? I doubt it, but it would be nice
Lets hope that if QF do go into rail they have more success than the money losing Virgin rail network in the UK
If it happens, my guess it will be Great Southern Railways, the operators of The Ghan and Indian-Pacific.

There is talk about the NSW government wanting to get rid of CountryLink but I would not imagine that this is the sort of business QF would be interested in.

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Old Mar 21, 06, 9:03 pm
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Remember QF were also interested in trains some years ago when the talk was all about VFT's (very fast trains) between SYD/CBR/MEL. Everything old is new again.
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Old Mar 21, 06, 9:21 pm
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For those of you who are interested...The link:
http://www.smh.com.au/news/business/...703356748.html

It's a little dry
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