• Funding program Major Project Business Case
  • Status In planning
  • Transport mode Rail
  • Estimated project cost $20,000,000
  • Australian Government contribution $10,000,000
  • Local Council/Shire Brisbane City Council,Logan City Council,Scenic Rim Regional Council
  • State QLD

Project description

The Salisbury to Beaudesert Rail business case is investigating the need and viability of a passenger rail connection and will seek to identify the land requirements for a potential future corridor.

The project is being led by the Queensland Government and is being developed under the Queensland Government Project Assessment Framework (PAF), which sets out three phases of business case assessment and development: 


1. Strategic Assessment of Service Requirements

2. Preliminary Evaluation

3. Business Case Development


The Salisbury to Beaudesert Rail project is currently in the Preliminary Evaluation phase.



A passenger rail between Salisbury to Beaudesert will provide the opportunity to reduce travel times, and improve access to services, including potential employment benefits.


The Australian Government has committed $10 million to the Salisbury to Beaudesert Rail project, with the Queensland Government also committing $10 million.


The Australian Government is continuing to work with the Queensland Government to progress business case activities.

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