Maryborough train manufacturing base closes after nearly 40 years in operation, 19 finish up work

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Queensland Rail

The last 19 Queensland-based employees of one of the world’s largest train companies will finish work today, with its Maryborough manufacturing base closing down after nearly four decades.

Canadian company Bombardier Transport manufactures 33 per cent of the world’s trains.
At its peak in the late 1970s and 1980s the company employed about 100 skilled workers at its Maryborough base.

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