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QR starts Brisbane-Melbourne rail freight run

<p>Queensland Rail (QR) has begun a Brisbane-Melbourne rail freight service in conjunction with the Victorian-based Colin Rees Transport (CRT) Group.</p> <p>An industry source said QR has already run its first train on the service.</p> <p>This underlines QR’s ambition to compete for interstate freight with Pacific National on the east coast rail corridor.</p> <p>It is understood that the CRT Group approached QR as service provider when Freight Australia was put up for sale. </p> <br />