Maxwelton siding upgrade now complete

Sally Gall
Updated October 17 2023 - 8:47am, first published October 13 2023 - 6:05pm
The completed siding extension at Maxwelton, Picture supplied.
The completed siding extension at Maxwelton, Picture supplied.

The promised new rail siding at Maxwelton on the Mount Isa-Townsville line is now complete, meaning cattle can be loaded off trucks onto full-length trains without interrupting the main rail line.

Sally Gall

Sally Gall

Senior journalist - Queensland Country Life/North Queensland Register

Based at Blackall, CW Qld, where I've raised a family, run Merino sheep and beef cattle, and helped develop a region - its history, tourism, education and communications. Get in touch at 0427 575 955 if you've got a story idea for me.

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